New Taurus Raging Hunter revolver in .460 S&W

Introduced in 2019, Taurus Raging Hunter revolvers were already available in the popular .357 Mag./.38 Spl. + P, .44 Mag, and .454 Casull calibers. The family now welcomes the .460 S&W addition. Like its siblings, the new Taurus Raging Hunter in .460 S&W will be available in three barrel lengths (8-3/8", 6-3/4", 5-1/8") and with both a two tone or matte black finish. Frame material is stainless steel (two tone versions) or alloy steel (matte black versions). Barrel is stainless steel. The cylinder has a capacity of 5 rounds. Action type is DA/SA, and a classic  transfer-bar safety system provides that the hammer can strike the cartridge primer only when the trigger is pulled all the way to the rear.

Other features are the same of the Raging Hunter series, that is the signature sleeved barrel construction that cuts down on overall weight, and factory tuned porting and gas expansion chamber to reduce muzzle lift, which also means a quicker target acquisition.

Along the barrel an integrated, full-length Picatinny rail allows for easy optic installation. If you prefer to use iron sights, the rear sight is fully adjustable for elevation and windage. Front sight is fixed.  As for comfort and recoil management, the gun comes with an ergonomic finger-groove grip with cushioned inserts cushioned insert grips that promise to ensure a better shooting experience.

Taurus Raging Hunter revolver with matte black finish
Taurus Raging Hunter revolver are available with both two tone or matte black finishes (seen here).
Taurus Raging Hunter revolver with two tone finish
Cylinder capacity is 5 rounds.

Taurus Raging Hunter in .460 S&W, for big game hunting

Raging Hunter revolver 8-3/8" barrel version
In the 8-3/8" barrel version, the  Raging Hunter is an imposing revolver. Note the integrated, full-length Picatinny rail along the barrel.

Here is what Taurus has to say about its product: “Since its introduction, the Taurus Raging Hunter has earned its chops as a dependable revolver capable of taking down big game. From the Southern swamps to the Rocky Mountains, the Raging Hunter has proven itself on tough animals and was even awarded the 2019 American Hunter Hunting Handgun of the Year.”

Taurus CEO Bret Vorhees says: “The Taurus Raging Hunter was a hit among veteran and new handgun hunters when we introduced it in 2019. We are now answering the consumer demand for even more chamber options and downrange performance with the new Raging Hunter in .460 S&W.”

MSRPs in the US will be $968.18 for the Matte Black versions and $983.33 for the two tone ones.

Taurus Raging Hunter in .460 S&W specs and price


.460 S&W Magnum

Action Type: 
Cylinder Capacity: 
Barrel Length: 
8-3/8", 6-3/4", 5-1/8" (213 mm, 171 mm, 130 mm)
Overall Length: 
14.9", 13.2", 11.6" (378 mm, 335 mm, 294 mm)
Overall Height: 
6.5", 6.6", 6.6" (165 mm, 167 mm, 167 mm)
Overall Width: 
1.92"/48.7 mm
65.6 oz, 61.5 oz, 57.7 oz (1860 g, 1743 g, 1635 g)
Sights Front: 
Sights Rear: 
Fully adjustable
Matte black or two tone
968.18 USD Black, 983.33 USD Two Tone

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