The Taurus 856 is a small-frame, snub-nosed revolver from the Brazilian firearm company that is already available in several configurations including blued steel, stainless steel, polymer frame, and even an “Ultralite” version that was constructed of aluminum and titanium to reduce weight.
The Taurus 856 is equipped with exposed, “bobbed” and even shrouded hammers, while there are plenty of cosmetic options from gold-plated hardware to wood or even pearl grips. Equally adding an additional round in the cylinder.
The double-action/single-action revolver is chambered for .38 Special and features a short two-inch barrel, which still makes this an ideal option for on-body or off-body carry as well as for home defense. Taurus 856 for sale.
The 856 revolver features soft rubber grips; Which also make it comfortable for extended target shooting at the range. while the double/single action increases the speed as well as the accuracy for follow up shots. The .38 Special round, whose recoil is generally easy to manage; is also available for light target loads to self-defense rounds.
Taurus 856 comes in at a sleek 22.10 ounces, while its overall length is just 6.55-inches and its height is 4.8-inches. This makes it a good choice for CCW holders.
While the 856 introduced in matte black or matte stainless finish. Taurus has followed up with numerous color options of the 856 Ultralight version including; Cobalt Blue, Azure, Bronze, Brunt Orange, and Rouge aluminum frames. For those who like a little more flare in their DA/SA revolvers.
The 856 Ultralight is based on the standard 856 revolver but; features an aluminum frame for reduced carry weight (15.7 ounces unloaded). Taurus 856 for sale
Taurus also introduced the Defender. Which took the existing Model 856 and added night sights and a 3-inch barrel. For those who think size does in fact matter. The longer barrel delivers increased muzzle and provides more decisive terminal performance.
Moreover, unlike most three-inch barrels, the Taurus Defender comes with an extended ejector rod; that allows for quick tactical reloads. The Defender 856 also features a pinned Ameriglo Tritium front night sight and special grips from VZ Grips.