Taurus 44-Ten Tracker: A .410 Shotgun in Your Hand

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

I came across a great review of the Taurus 44-Ten Tracker .410 caliber revolver/shotgun.

How about penetration? Well, at all distances the shot pellets went through the board. However, logic tells us that they used up a lot of their force getting through the dense material. And, in home construction, there would be another piece of the same wall-board beyond. With the possible exception of the 1-yard shot, the pellets would likely not exit that one.

Getting back to serious business, would the Taurus 44-Ten Tracker be a good “house-gun?” Absolutely! It could be handled well by anyone, and shotshell loads would afford a little “margin of error” in aiming. For the more proficient, you could load it so the first three rounds were shot, then have two .45LC rounds, if necessary. And, we haven’t even considered the camping and hunting applications. The last word: High quality, reasonable price.

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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Brandon Brandon on Feb 13, 2010

    I recently purshased the judge in 3 inch cylinder and the first day I bought it I fired 5 3' buckshot shots it shot perfect from 15 yards away for what it was the next day I got 2 shots off and the trigger locked to the rear and the hammer would move back and forth single action but the cylinder would not rotate until I pushed the trigger back forward until it clicked well it did it several times so I sent it back they hopefuly fixed it right this time it was new when I bought it I say hopefuly because they sent it to my dads house and I bought it on my 2 week leave from Iraq and had to go back to Iraq their customer service were friendly and it was back within 4 weeks wish me luck because I really liked the way it hit and I hope it's good to go

  • Brandon Brandon on Feb 14, 2010

    I agree on the load you suggested for the home but I plan to use buckshot 3in in place of the shot shell for out of the home carry but in the woods again I would also use the load you suggested for snake defense where I live a coyotte is the biggest predator we have common