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Model Gaucho
Taurus Revolver Gaucho .357 Mag Variant-6
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Gun Dimensions Width:1.653-in
Length:13-in Height:5.075-in
Barrel:7.5-in Weight:37.7-oz
Variant 6 of 12
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (158 grain bullet)216618
  • Recoil Factor (158 grain bullet)10.87 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity6 rounds
  • ConcealabilityVery Poor
  • Defense Factor51%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2006 - 2007
Caliber:.357 Mag
Action:revolving chamber
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:trigger actuated transfer bar
Grip:checkered black
Notes:case hardened blue finish
Forjas Taurus SA
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Gun Value
MSRP:$536.00Used Est:$375.00
Last Update:2/4/2023
About the Gun

This revolver is a western style six-shooter featuring an integral transfer bar and the Taurus Security System along with the original 'Four Click' cocking action and traditional fixed sights. An easy-remove cylinder and a half-cock notch make for speedy reloads.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .357 Magnum
Alias: .357 Smith & Wesson Magnum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:158 grains
MV:1371 ft/sec ME:660 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

Smith & Wesson introduced this cartridge for its heavy-frame revolver. Ammunition was developed by Winchester in cooperation with Smith & Wesson. Using a lengthened and strengthened version of the .38 Special case, the .357 Magnum was rapidly accepted by hunters and law enforcement. At the time of its introduction, it was claimed to easily pierce the body panels of automobiles and crack engine blocks. While it has less power than the .44 Magnum, it compares favorably to the 10mm Norma and .45 ACP, but with better armor penetration. Today factories offer over fifty different loadings in this caliber.

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