Launching 2023: Taurus Raging Hunter 10.5" in .460 S&W Magnum

If your big-game adventures take you into big-bear territory, here's the big-bore revolver to bring along.

posted on February 3, 2023

One of the most common questions we get at the NRA is what type of handgun is best to carry in the deep backwoods. After all, if you hunt or hike alone, you're not always necessarily going to be the apex predator in the region. In particular, those who hunt in brown-bear territory often find that they'd like the extra assurance of a heavy-hitting handgun. If your big-game adventures take you into big-bear country, what you need is a big-bore revolver. This year, Taurus is launching its Raging Hunter with a 10.5" barrel and chambering the meaty .460 S&W.

Suitable for big-game hunting and defending your harvest from scavenging bears alike, the Raging Hunter in .460 S&W is large and in charge. It features a proprietary compensator that effectively tames the recoil of the powerful .460 Magnum round. This means that the shooter can deliver rapid follow up shots (in the unlikely circumstance you’d need one).

Additionally, the new 10.5" Raging Hunter 460 Magnum features a first in its class bottom rail for attaching stabilizing devices like bipods or shooting sticks. With a stable platform, long barrel, compensator and optic mounted on the top Picatinny rail, the new Raging Hunter can reach out to ranges handgun hunters have never thought of.

Lastly, like all other 460 Magnum handguns, the Taurus Raging 460 Magnum with its 10.5 inch barrel and compensator, can safely chamber and fire the less powerful 454 Casull and 45 Colt rounds. With the compensator, even the most powerful 45 Colt rounds feel like a popgun. MSRP $1,269;


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