This is a discussion on S&W clones the Judge; Taurus raises the stakes with a Raging 28 gauge within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Oh the gun world is shaking tonight! http://gunnuts.net/2011/01/17/smith-wesson-governor/ http://gunnuts.net/2011/01/17/smith-wesson-governor/...
Oh the gun world is shaking tonight!
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Poor Smith and Wesson, they must be really desperate...
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Yawn. More copying and "me too" products.
The only really innovative handgun I've seen is the Boberg XR9s...if it ever actually hits the market.
The number of people killed because they didn't have "enough gun" is dwarfed by those who had none at all. Get a gun you will always carry, and add more capability as you grow.
I actually like the looks of the judge better than the S&W clone. Still don't see myself buying either though.
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I know a lot of people that would love to see S&W put out a decently priced .45ACP wheel gun. To bad they will have to settle for this boat anchor.
Last edited by Mikhail; January 18th, 2011 at 02:02 AM.
As others have indicated... ‘If you can’t innovate then imitate’. I can hardly wait to see what comes out of next weeks event.
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No buckshot ammunition is currently available for the 28 gauge, however.
#5 Birshot is the largest shot size that I see that any ammo company is currently loading for it. #5 birdshot is only .12 caliber in size !
Taurus must be working with some ammo vendor to come out with some new self-defense loads in 28 gauge.
There are some funny comments in the link:
"Wow, I think they even managed to out-ugly the Judge. That’s an accomplishment."
"OK, first we get Ruger “borrowing” their inspiration from Kel-Tec. Now we get S&W “borrowing” from Taurus. What’s next Sig “borrowing from” High Point?"
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