Model 445 B2 C (top) and Model 445 SS2 C (bottom)
In 1999, the Brazilian company «Forjas Taurus S. A. »has introduced its new compact weapon revolver Model 445 kalibra.44 Spl, which replaced the revolvers M 441 and M 431.
Model 445 B2 C
Revolver Taurus M 445 is assembled on a single steel frame and is equipped with a drum, swing out to the left side.
Drum capacity for 5 rounds is secured by a latch rod ejector. While reloading revolver drum leans to the left side and extractor located inside the drum axis, when pressed simultaneously removes immediately all spent cartridges.
Revolver has a reinforced barrel length 51 mm (2 "). In the upper part of the trunk is built compensator with three gas escape hole on each side of the front sight. 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.
Model 445 B2 C
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 weapons equipped enveloping rubber cheeks.
Model 445 CH B2 (top) and Model 445 CH SS2 (below)
In 1999, also was a modification of the 445th model with trigger mechanism double action only. Visually, this revolver is different from the base case lack spokes trigger.
line Revolvers Taurus M 445 have been proposed as of conventional weapons coated steel burnished blue and stainless steel.
In 2000 appeared ultralight modification «Ultra Light», which differed from the base model, made of light alloy frame and reduced mass, respectively. In addition, this modification is a new barrel (upper limit and a pencil case a modified form have been extended to the muzzle, and extended ejector rod), which began to be used in the base model revolver.
Model 445 B2 (top) and Model 445 SS2 (below)
In 2001 was launched production modifications «Total Titanium», in which it was possible to use the cartridge increased moschnosti.44 Spl + P. This model is supplied with titanium frame, barrel and drum.
| Caliber, mm || 10.5x29 R (.44 Special) |
| Length mm || 168 |
| Barrel length, mm || 51 |
| Weight empty, kg || 0.79 / 0.61 (UL) / 0.56 (T) tr > |
| drum count. cartridges || 5 |
Depending on the materials used and the length of the barrel for revolvers adopted certain indexing, where «SS» means that the gun is made of stainless steel (STAINLESS STEEL), «B» - of ordinary steel weapons burnished, «UL» - of light alloys (ULTRA LIGHT), «T» - titanium alloy (TITANIUM), «CH» - with a trigger double action only (CONCEALED HAMMER); figure after model means a barrel length in inches. Also, the title may be displayed view of a surface treatment, for example, "M" means that the matte surface (MATTE).
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 relatively low price.
Model 445 SS2 UL C (top) and Model 445 T B2 C (bottom)