Wheelgun Wednesday: Booligan's Taurus Ultra Snubby Handgun – TUSH

Welcome to another edition of TFB’s Wheelgun Wednesday, where we explore the vast world of revolvers. This week, we’ll take a look at one of Booligan’s latest builds, the Taurus Ultra Snubby Handgun, or TUSH for short. If you’re not familiar with Booligan, he loves 3D printing and modifying guns; so much so that some of his projects have already shown up here on TFB. This snubby revolver started life as a Taurus 856 Ultra Light, chambered for six rounds of .38 Special, but Booligan wanted an extra short, pocketable revolver, and in the process this Ultra Light wheelgun became extra ultra lighter.

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Wheelgun Wednesday: Taurus 856 TORO Review – 1st Optics-Ready Revolver

Welcome to another edition of TFB’s Wheelgun Wednesday! This week, we’ll take a detailed look at the Taurus 856 TORO revolver, which is an optics-ready model straight from the factory. The Taurus 856 was already a capable six-shot, small-frame revolver, but the optics-ready T.O.R.O. treatment adds more versatility for those that prefer red dots on their concealed carry weapon. As cool and trendy as red dot sights are on handguns, they can add a bit more complexity to set up, and we’ll take a look at the hiccup I had mating these two systems. Let’s dig in!

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[SHOT 2020] The New Taurus Defender 856

Last year Taurus introduced their Model 856 snub-nosed 6 shot revolver. I was able to get a look this year’s SHOT Show 2020 at their recently revealed Taurus Defender 856. Taking the existing Model 856, Taurus added night sights and a 3″ barrel. With many finishes and styles available, The Defender 856 can be had for a reasonable price as well as in nearly any finish you desire.

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Taurus Introduces New 856 Concealed Hammer Models

Building on the line of custom colours recently unveiled for the 856UL compact revolvers, Taurus have now announced the introduction of the same custom colours to their 856 Concealed Hammer Models.

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