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#5918093 - 09/08/15 10:16 AM Taurus Judge.
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Anybody ever shot a Judge with a 3 inch barrel? How is the "kick" with a .410 in it?
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#5918119 - 09/08/15 10:28 AM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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I got one. It's pretty stiff, but not unmanageable by and means. Definitely not like firing a .50 cal.
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#5918120 - 09/08/15 10:28 AM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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Minimal. About like shooting a 38special. Quite fun and make great snake guns
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#5918134 - 09/08/15 10:33 AM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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I have the public defender, and it has a two finger handle. It would be better if it had a three finger handle.

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#5918282 - 09/08/15 11:51 AM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Minimal. About like shooting a 38special. Quite fun and make great snake guns


Really, while recoil is not that bad it is much stiffer than any 38 I have ever shot except for a real small one. The Ribber grips do help though.

The first owner of he one I have said his wife who he bought it for shot it one time and said NO the recoil was too much for her



Edited by kmon1 (09/08/15 11:55 AM)
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#5918308 - 09/08/15 12:02 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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My wife can shoot one easily with one hand.
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#5918317 - 09/08/15 12:13 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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The kick is not that bad. I bought one for shooting banana spiders and rattlesnakes, I haven't ran any 45 Colt through it yet.

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#5918331 - 09/08/15 12:22 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Originally Posted By: BigPig
Minimal. About like shooting a 38special. Quite fun and make great snake guns


Really, while recoil is not that bad it is much stiffer than any 38 I have ever shot except for a real small one. The Ribber grips do help though.

The first owner of he one I have said his wife who he bought it for shot it one time and said NO the recoil was too much for her



I guess it's ones perception. I don't think my 460XVR pushing a 275gr @ 2100fps has a lot of recoil
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#5918636 - 09/08/15 03:48 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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Should have added this. He is a liver transplant recipient and thus bruises easily. In his mid 50's and I doubt that he has ever shot a pistol. He wants it for protection due to recent news articles.


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#5918695 - 09/08/15 04:15 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: kmon1
Originally Posted By: BigPig
Minimal. About like shooting a 38special. Quite fun and make great snake guns


Really, while recoil is not that bad it is much stiffer than any 38 I have ever shot except for a real small one. The Ribber grips do help though.

The first owner of he one I have said his wife who he bought it for shot it one time and said NO the recoil was too much for her



I guess it's ones perception. I don't think my 460XVR pushing a 275gr @ 2100fps has a lot of recoil


True, a lot depends on the shooter and the gun. My 629 44mag is not bad but the 45-70 contender does rock a little
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#5918851 - 09/08/15 05:54 PM Re: Taurus Judge. [Re: Dave Davidson]
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With .410 #6 shot, the one I have hits everything in front of the shooter. Very good for those who have little or no experience with a pistol.

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