Taurus M 425 SS4
In 2000, the Brazilian company «Forjas Taurus S. A. »was created revolver Model 425 kalibra.41 Magnum, which appeared on the arms market with the name« Tracker ».
Revolver Taurus M 425 is assembled on the whole frame of medium size and is equipped with a drum, swing out to the left side.
Drum capacity for 5 rounds fixed to 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 reinforced trunk has a length of 102 mm (4 "). In the upper part of the trunk is built compensator having four slots on each side fly. In the bottom of the barrel is a container for the extractor rod.
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.
Taurus M 425 Titanium
With a barrel length of 102 mm (bottom) and 165 mm (top)
Sights consist of open mown flies back and adjustable rear sight, equipped with a micrometer.
handle has enveloping rubber cheeks.
| M 425 |
| M 425 |
| M 425 |
| M 427 |
| Caliber, mm || .41 Magnum |
| Length mm || 222 || 222 || 273 || 222 || 222 |
| Barrel length mm || 102 || 102 || 165 || 102 || 102 |
| Weight unloaded, кг||0.98||0.68||0.80||0.67||0.68|
|Барабан, count. cartridges || 5 || 5 || 5 || 6 |
revolver was made of stainless steel.
In 2001 he was offered the option of Taurus M 425 Total Titanium, made of titanium alloy, with a length of barrels of 102 mm (4 ") and 165 mm (6.5"). However, after some time, the production of these revolvers were discontinued,
Varian «Total Titanium» replaced by new ultralight model Taurus M 425 Ultra Light with a barrel length of 102 mm (4 "). Option «Ultra Light» is also made of titanium alloy, but has some changes, notably the new sights.
Taurus M 425 SS4 UL
Also in 2002 the company "Tarurus" was presented revolver Model 427 kalibra.41 Magnum. Revolver Taurus M 427 was based on the 425th model and has a similar structure, but differs from it in the main six-cylinder and a vented barrel plate
Taurus M 427
Depending on the materials used and the length of the barrel for revolvers adopted certain indexing: «SS» means that the gun is made of stainless steel, «UL» - Alloy titanium; figure after model means a barrel length in inches.
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.
Revolvers Taurus are of high quality workmanship, reliability and excellent surface finish at a sufficiently low price. These weapons have been proposed for use by paramilitaries, as well as for hunters and sportsmen.