Taurus M 605 B2
In 1995 Concern «Forjas Taurus S. A. »introduced a new compact Model 605 revolver designed for patron.357 Magnum.
Revolver Taurus M 605 is assembled on the whole frame of medium size and is equipped with a drum, swing out to the left side.
Taurus M 605 B2
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 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.
Design USM provides for automatic trigger safety. Also since 1998 began to equip weapons safety lock, 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.
Taurus M 605 SS2
In 1998 there was a modification of this weapon with trigger mechanism double action only. Visually, this revolver is different from the base case lack spokes trigger.
revolvers Taurus M 605 are shown in the embodiments made of steel with a burnished arms and stainless steel.
| Caliber, mm || 9x32 R |
| Length mm || 165 |
| Barrel length, mm || 51 |
| Weight empty, kg || 0.68 |
| Drum, count . cartridges || 5 |
Depending on the materials used, the length of the barrel and design for revolvers adopted certain indexing, where «SS» means that the gun is made of stainless steel (STAINLESS STEEL), «B» - of burnished steel weapons, «CH» - with double action only trigger (CONCEALED HAMMER - with concealed hammer) after model number denotes the length of the barrel 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 relatively low price. Demonstrating at the International Model 605 Light show in Las Vegas, the company "Taurus" made a clever publicity stunt - from the test sample shots fired 11,000, while there were no misfires, and when viewed from the revolver failed to detect any signs of wear, although used very powerful patron.
Model 605 CH B2 (top) and Model 605 CH SS2 (below)