The Judge is Home: Taurus Introduces the New Judge Home Defender

Luke C.
by Luke C.

The infamous Taurus Judge is making a return, this time with a much longer barrel to guarantee accuracy, and an integrated picatinny rail for the adoption of today’s modern reflex sights and scopes. Taurus is proud to finally introduce the new Judge Home Defender. Like previous versions of the Judge, the revolver still makes use of the 45 Colt / 410 Bore 3-inch cylinder but adds a bunch of new modern design elements and features that mark the next chapter in the Judge’s evolution.

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The Judge is Home: Taurus Introduces the New Judge Home Defender

Introducing the Judge Home Defender: A Game-Changing Firearm Set to Redefine Industry Standards and Provide Ultimate Defense

[Bainbridge, GA, September 15 2023 — Taurus Holdings, Inc., a leading innovator in the firearms industry, is proud to announce the forthcoming release of its latest masterpiece, the “Judge Home Defender.” This cutting-edge firearm represents the next evolution in performance, adaptability, and user-centric design.

Key Features of the Judge Home Defender:

Top Aluminum Picatinny Rail: A breakthrough feature that simplifies the attachment of optics and accessories, empowering shooters to customize their Judge Home Defender for precision and versatility.

45 Colt / 410 Bore 3 Inch Cylinder: Offering unparalleled versatility, this unique combination allows users to seamlessly switch between the potent 45 Colt and the versatile 410 Bore, ensuring optimal performance in any scenario.

13-Inch Barrel: Engineered to elevate 45 Colt terminal ballistics, the 13-inch barrel guarantees pinpoint accuracy, setting a new standard for precision in its class.

Forend Accessory Rail: Designed with shooters in mind, the Judge Home Defender incorporates a forend accessory rail, ideal for mounting lights, lasers, and other essential accessories, providing unparalleled preparedness.

Steel Blast Shield: Safety is paramount. The steel blast shield protects the shooter’s support arm, enhancing safety and peace of mind during operation.

Taurus Rubber Grip: Strategically integrated into the design, the Taurus rubber grip maximizes recoil absorption, delivering a comfortable and controlled shooting experience for all users.

The Judge Home Defender represents the culmination of advanced technology, precision engineering, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. It caters to the needs of experienced professionals, self-defense advocates, and sport shooters alike, promising to exceed expectations in every regard.

Unmatched Versatility

With its dual caliber capability in 45 Colt and 410 Bore 3 Inch Cylinder, the Judge Home Defender adapts seamlessly to a broad spectrum of shooting scenarios, from self-defense to sport shooting and more.

Superior Precision

The 13-inch barrel is a testament to our commitment to accuracy. Shooters can confidently rely on the Judge Home Defender’s exceptional precision, whether hitting targets at the range or ensuring pinpoint accuracy in self-defense situations.

Enhanced Safety

The inclusion of a steel blast shield and a Taurus rubber grip prioritizes user safety and comfort, enhancing the overall ergonomic design of the firearm.

The new Judge Home Defender is available as of today for an MSRP of $729.99. The new 13″ barrel gives a bit more utility to the platform in my opinion as it’ll not only increase the overall accuracy and velocity of the 45 Colt cartridge but would also add some much-needed utility to the revolver’s ability to shoot 410 Bore shotgun shells. The front-mounted Picatinny rail section also should provide a stable mounting platform for someone to add a bipod for hunting or target shooting purposes. For more information, you can visit

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