Taurus M 405
In 2001, the Brazilian company «Forjas Taurus S. A. »has introduced its new compact weapon revolver Model 405, designed as a weapon concealed carry.
405-I model is created based on the revolver Taurus M 415 and has a similar structure, but different short barrel drum made of titanium alloy and using unusual for patrona.40 revolvers Smith & Wesson.
revolver 405 is assembled on the whole frame of stainless steel and with a drum, can be pushed to the left side.
Titanium drum capacity for 5 rounds is fixed in the frame by turning the latch and spring-loaded earrings cam plate frame. While reloading revolver drum leans to the left side and extractor located inside the drum axis, when pressed simultaneously removes immediately all spent cartridges.
Heavy stainless steel barrel has a length of 51 mm (2 "). In the upper part of the trunk is built canceller having three holes on each side of the front sight. In the bottom of the barrel is a container for the extractor rod.
| Caliber, mm || 10h22 |
(.40 S & W)
| Length mm || 168 |
| Barrel length, mm || 51 |
| Weight empty, kg || 0.595 |
| Drum count. cartridges || 5 |
hammer-type firing mechanism with open trigger, double action allows shooting as self-cocking, and with pre-cocking the hammer manually.
The design provides for a trigger automatic trigger safety. Also equipped with a safety lock arms, locking the trigger in the frame - this security system TSS (Taurus Security System), patented by «Taurus» like a normal door lock and operates a miniature key.
open sights consist of sight and a back sloped pillar as longitudinal grooves on the upper surface of the frame.
handle is equipped with special rubber lining enveloping designed to reduce recoil.
marking weapon consists of TAURUS inscription on the trunk, the company's trademark on the frame and the words TAURUS with a bull's head on the handle medallion cheeks.
Taurus revolvers distinctive feature is the high manufacturing quality and reliability at a sufficiently low price.
Taurus M 405