Gun Report

Taurus Model 608

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation

This was a very comfortable way to shoot full-power .357 Magnum ammunition eight times in a row, and do it accurately.

Taurus Model 608

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

Take the safety off the rest of now, free!

Get complete access to this firearms comparison, and weekly members-only newsletters.

That's just the beginning of your free exclusive benefits.

You're only one click away.

Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

The barrel crown is recessed so ports are fed by an unrifled expansion chamber. Front sight is heavily serrated.
Clarks Custom can relieve the Taurus cylinder to accept moonclips for as little as $80.
Taurus keylock blocks the hammer. Scalloped cylinder release is new.

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation