Taurus Introduce New Raging Hunter in .460 S&W

    Taurus Introduce New Raging Hunter in .460 S&W

    Taurus Raging Hunter .460 S&W (Taurus)

    Taurus USA have introduced a new addition to their Raging Hunter series chambered in .460 S&W. The new hunting revolver will be available in a range of three barrel lengths, 8-3/8″, 6-3/4″ and 5-1/8″ and will come in two finishes – all black and a two-tone with MSRPs of $968.18 and $983.33 respectively.

    Last year Adam took a look at the Taurus Raging Hunter in .44 Magnum, check out his article here.

    Taurus Raging Hunter .460 S&W in various barrel lengths (Taurus)

    Here’s Taurus USA’s full announcement:

    Taurus, manufacturer of premium handguns for defense, hunting, and sport shooting, is excited to announce another expansion of its premiere hunting revolver line with the introduction of the new Raging Hunter .460 S&W.

    Since its introduction, the Taurus Raging Hunter™ has earned its chops as a dependable revolver capable of taking down big game. From the Southern swamps to the Rocky Mountains, the Raging Hunter has proven itself on tough animals and was even awarded the 2019 American Hunter Hunting Handgun of the Year.

    For 2021, the Taurus Raging Hunter will be offered in the .460 S&W chamber. This expands the Raging Hunter lineup that already includes such popular hunting handgun calibers as the .454 Casull, .44 Magnum, and .357 Magnum/.38 Special +P.

    “Handgun hunting is on the upswing as experienced hunters look to expand their options and, quite frankly, seek new and challenging ways to enjoy their hunting passion while putting healthy wild game on the table,” said Taurus CEO Bret Vorhees. “The Taurus Raging Hunter was a hit among veteran and new handgun hunters when we introduced it in 2019. We are now answering the consumer demand for even more chamber options and downrange performance with the new Raging Hunter in .460 S&W.”

    The Raging Hunter series sets a new benchmark for dedicated hunting revolvers, beginning with its sleeved barrel construction for reduced weight, factory-tuned porting, and a gas-expansion chamber to help reduce muzzle rise. An integrated, full-length Picatinny rail along the barrel shroud makes optic installation easy. For those hunters who prefer open sights, the rear sight is fully adjustable for elevation and windage. To help manage recoil and ensure positive, no-slip retention, the Raging Hunter comes with an ergonomic finger-groove grip with cushioned inserts.

    Taurus have put together a promo video for the new revolver:

    Taurus Raging Hunter .460 S&W Specifications

    Caliber: .460 S&W Magnum
    Action Type: DA/SA
    Capacity: 5
    Barrel Length: 8-3/8″ / 6-3/4″ / 5-1/8″
    Overall Length: 14.9″ / 13.2″ /11.6″
    Overall Height: 6.5″ / 6.6″ / 6.6″
    Overall Width: 1.92″
    Weight: 65.6 oz. / 61.5 oz. / 57.7 oz.
    Sights Front: fixed
    Sights Rear: fully adjustable
    Materials (Frame): alloy steel or stainless
    Materials (Barrel): stainless
    Safety Device: transfer bar
    Finish: matte black or two-tone
    Rail (top): Picatinny MIL-STD-1913
    MSRP: $968.18 Black / $983.33 Two Tone

    For more information on the Raging Hunter series, go to TaurusUSA.com.

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