Revolver Taurus M 617

    revolver taurus m 617

    Taurus M 617 B2
    revolver taurus m 617
    Taurus M 617 SS2

    In 1998 Concern «Forjas Taurus S. A. »introduced a new compact revolver Model 617 designed for use patrona.357 Magnum.

    Taurus M

    revolver 617 is assembled on a frame integral with the small dimensions and is provided with a shortened barrel handle, the left side reclining.

    Drum capacity 7 rounds fixed with ejector latch rod. 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 equipped with a barrel length of 51 mm (2 ") with built-in equalizer (with three gas escape hole on each side of the front sight) or without it. In the bottom of the barrel is a container for the extractor rod.

    revolver taurus m 617

    Taurus M 617 SS2
    revolver taurus m 617
    Taurus M 617 SS2

    trigger mechanism of a hammer type base model with an 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.

    shortened lever is equipped with rubber cheeks wraparound type.

    addition to the base model, the firm "Taurus" has also developed a version of this weapon with trigger mechanism double action only. Visually, this revolver is different from the base case lack spokes trigger.

    revolver taurus m 617

    Taurus M 617 CH BC (top) and M 617 CH SS (bottom)

    Revolvers Taurus M 617 were offered coated blue and burnished stainless steel.

    Since 1999 launched production modifications made using titanium alloy, which led to a decrease in mass of weapons almost 1.5 times. This increased ease of concealed carry weapons, but because of the small mass in a powerful cartridge return stronger and sharper.

    < td> Drum count. cartridges
    Caliber, mm 9x32 R
    (.357 Magnum)
    Length mm 168
    Height, mm 130
    Width 39
    Barrel length, mm 51
    Weight empty, kg 0.80 / 0.56 (T)

    Depending on the materials used, the length of the barrel and design for revolvers Taurus M 617 adopted certain indexing, where «SS» means that the gun is made of stainless steel (STAINLESS STEEL), «B» - blue and burnished, «T» - made of titanium alloy (TITANIUM), «CH» - with a trigger double action only with concealed hammer (CONCEALED HAMMER); 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 M 617 are of high quality workmanship, reliability and excellent surface finish at a relatively low price. Due to its small size and design, they are suitable for concealed carry, can be used by police officers and individuals for self-defense.

    revolver taurus m 617

    Taurus M 617 Titanium


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