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A Taurus .44 Magnum being held in both hands of a person, barrel pointed left with dirt in the foreground and trees in the background.


Big Steel — The Taurus M44 .44 Magnum

The Taurus M44 .44 Magnum combinedf with .44 Special ammunition is a perfect weapon to protect your home. It’s also hard to beat when defending yourself against animals. Reliability, accuracy and power at a fair price … a hard combination to beat. Read this post for the details on range results and the best ways to practice using this heavy duty revolver.

Young man in gray t-shirt and sunglasses with light brown hair points a silver Taurus Judge at a target with miscellaneous items in the background against a wooded area.

Concealed Carry

Review: Taurus Judge

The Taurus Judge is a pure defense revolver, lightweight, portable and versatile loads. Read the post for load recommendations and more details.

Taurus The View revolver in silver with black grip


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: New Handguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have added their final set of articles about new handguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about The View, a new compact DA concealed-carry small-framed revolver from Taurus named for its distinctive translucent polycarbonate right side plate, and 5-inch versions of the Walther PPQ M2 pistol.

A dark gray and silver LW frame .45 with a wood-grained grip lying on a gray blue background with a box of ammunition.


Taurus PT 1911 Range Report

The original 1911s, first manufactured over 100 years ago, were handmade by skilled worksmen: that puts it out of reach for today’s market. The Taurus PT 1911 performs beautifully at a mid-range price with stellar performance and many options.


At the Range with a Trio of Wheelguns

I recently had a chance to handle and fire three rimfire revolvers I may buy: the Smith & Wesson 617 No. 160584, Taurus 94B2UL Ultra-Lite Nine .22 LR, and the Ruger New Model Single Six Convertible No. 0623. Here’s how this trio performed at the range.

Taurus Firearms Logo


Taurus Acquires Diamondback Firearms

Taurus Holdings, announce the finalization of its exclusive global distribution agreement with Diamondback Firearms LLC. As part of the recent relationship, Taurus will assume all sales and marketing efforts of the Diamondback branded products from its Miami, Florida office.

Taurus Model 85 Revolver


New Year’s Revolutions

I love shooting, which is no surprised since I blog about it. While I will never get bored with my modern guns, sometimes I like to take a trip down Nostalgia Lane with some wheelguns and show my friends how things used to be. Despite the popularity and reliability or the semi-automatic handguns, the revolvers still has its place. It packs an amazing amount of firepower in a concealable package and offers people a level of protection they would not otherwise have. When you’re grabbing your concealed carry weapon this year, consider the dusty, old revolver. You might be surprised by how much you enjoy it.

Taurus 85PFS


Protect Your Home for Less

Most individuals who buy firearms from us intend to use them for home or personal defense. More and more Americans have crossed the invisible line and decided to exercise their Second Amendment rights and own a firearm.