Is the Taurus public defender a good gun?

Is the Taurus public defender a good gun?

I like the Taurus Public Defender Polymer very much. Despite the obvious drawbacks, there is very little available with the compact size and versatility of this gun. In my opinion, this is not an ideal EDC gun, but it is a great front line home defense gun.

Can Taurus Judge Public Defender?

Capable of chambering . 410 Bore shotshells and . 45 Colt ammo, The Taurus Public Defender is ideal for defensive situations at short and medium distances. Taurus has finely tuned the rifling to spread the shot pattern at close quarters or to guide the .

Whats the difference between a Taurus Judge and a Taurus public defender?

The base model has a rear sight notch cut into the top strap, the Raging Judge has a raised rear sight (part of the frame) and the Public Defender has low-profile rear sights. This is a double-action revolver, so trigger pull will be an issue for all of you plastic fantastic fanboys out there.

Can the Taurus Public Defender shoot 3 inch shells?

The Taurus Judge is a five-shot . 45 Colt revolver with an elongated cylinder that allows it to chamber 2½-inch or 3-inch . 410-gauge shotgun shells (depending on the particular model). Because the barrel is rifled, the Judge is not considered a sawed-off shotgun or “dangerous ordnance” by federal law.

Will a Taurus Judge kill a bear?

The Judge as a bear defense gun? It will work just fine. All you need to do is shoot your father-in-law in the leg with it.

Is a Taurus Judge worth it?

The Judge is a solid choice for taking to the range for some casual target shooting, but I think it really shines with clay shooting. And the Judge retails for around $450, so it’s not wildly costly for a fun gun either, especially if you can find one secondhand.

What’s the best ammo for Taurus Judge?

Top 10 Best 410 Ammo for Taurus Judge

  • Sellier & Bellot Self Defense 410 Bore 2.5” Ammo.
  • Winchester AA Supersport 410 Bore 2.5” Ammo.
  • Winchester Super-X Buckshot 410 Bore 3” Ammo.
  • Hornady Critical Defense 410 Bore Triple Defense Ammo.
  • Federal Premium Personal Defense 410 Bore 3” Ammo.
  • Brenneke USA Magnum 410 Bore 3” Ammo.

How bad is the recoil on a Taurus Judge?

410 shells, the recoil is comparable to shooting . 38 Spl. +P from a lightweight revolver. The double-action trigger pull is heavy, but not unusually heavy for a revolver of this small stature.

What is the best ammo for a Taurus Judge?

What is the effective range of a Taurus Judge?

45 Colt loads are available in 225- to 300-grain configurations. Either choice has the potential to give the Public Defender an effective range to 25 yards or more. The clear appeal of this gun, however, is in its ability to use multiple-projectile buckshot loads like Federal’s .