Gun Report

Taurus 617 .357 Magnum

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This gun didn't handle magnum rounds as well as it should have, in our view. We wouldn't shoot more powerful rounds than .38 +P in it for any length of time.

Taurus 617 .357 Magnum

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
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

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Taurus serves up seven rounds instead of six.
We never knew what our double-action pull was going to feel like from shot to shot.

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