Revolver Taurus M 65

    revolver taurus m 65

    Taurus M 65
    Early model

    In the second half of the 1970s the Brazilian company «Forjas Taurus S. A. »was established and started production model revolver Taurus M 65, designed for the use of the cartridge 357 Magnum.

    65th model was developed on the basis of American revolver «Smith & Wesson» and was intended primarily for military and police weapons.

    Revolver Taurus M 65 is assembled on a single steel frame and is equipped with a drum, swing out to the left side.

    revolver taurus m 65
    Taurus M 65
    Early model

    drum holds 6 rounds and is secured by a latch locking tip ejector rod under the barrel at high tide, and a spring-loaded 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.


    revolver manufactured with trunks 76 mm (3 "), 102mm (4") and 152 mm (6 "). In 1992, the lineup was added revolver with a barrel length of 64 mm (2.5 "). Weapons under the barrel is a container for the extractor rod.

    trigger mechanism double action; openly located trigger can be cocked manually.

    To protect against accidental firing with a trigger by a separate element (plate), transmitting the hammer blow inertial impactor only when fully depressed the trigger.

    fixed sights consist of a front sight and a rear sight as longitudinal grooves on the upper surface of the frame.

    strip handles made of solid hardwood timber.

    Metal parts are made of stainless steel weapons and protected from corrosion by special coatings. Sufficiently high quality finishes.

    revolver taurus m 65

    Taurus M 65
    "New model»

    Revolvers Taurus M 65 was originally produced with a burnished finish only, but in the 1990s were added to samples made of stainless steel. Depending on the materials used and the barrel length was adopted certain of the indexing arms - for example, Model SS 4 65 indicates that the gun is made of stainless steel and has a barrel length of 4 inches, and the Model 65 3 B indicates that the gun is made of steel and has a barrel length of 3 inches.

    Caliber, mm 9x32 R
    (.357 Magnum)
    Length mm 229 241 267 317
    Barrel, mm
    64 76 102 152
    Unloaded, kg
    0.940 0.950 0.990 1.090
    Count. cartridges
    6 6 6 6

    Also in the 1990s, revolvers Taurus M 65 have been modified. On the "new models" began to use the safety lock trigger lock in a frame - this security system, patented by «Taurus» like a normal door lock and operates a miniature key. Case for the extractor rod has been extended to the muzzle and cheeks wooden overhead replaced by wrapping of dense rubber.

    marking weapon consists of TAURUS inscription on the trunk, the company's trademark on the frame and the words on the medallion TAURUS cheeks handle.

    Revolvers Taurus M 65 are of good workmanship and high reliability at low enough prices. 65-I model at one time earned recognition not only as a light police revolver, but also received a demand for the commercial market weapons.

    revolver taurus m 65

    Taurus M 65
    "New model»
    Clearly visible on the trigger lock and grooving pillar


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