Is the governor a good home defense gun?

Is the governor a good home defense gun?

Is the governor a good home defense gun?

The Smith & Wesson Governor is the perfect six-round revolver for home defense and survival shooting. It can shoot . 410 2.5” shells, . 45 ACP, and .

What rounds can a Smith and Wesson Governor shoot?

Similar to the Taurus Judge, the Governor can fire 2+1⁄2-inch-long (64 mm) . 410 shotgun shells, . 45 Colt cartridges, and also . 45 ACP cartridges with the use of supplied moon clips (due to the lack of a rim on the ACP cartridges).

What ammo does the governor use?

Smith & Wesson Governor
Cartridge .410 bore .45 ACP .45 Schofield .45 Colt
Barrels 2.75″/6.985 cm
Action Single or double action
Feed system 6-round cylinder

What frame is the S&W Governor?

The Smith & Wesson Governor is a snub-nosed (2.75 inch barrel) single-action/double-action revolver built on the Z-frame (a stretched N-frame) and utilizes a K-frame grip with a lightweight scandium alloy or stainless steel frame.

What ammo does a Smith & Wesson Governor shoot?

The Smith & Wesson Governor revolver puts six rounds of customizable response under your control. Load with . 410 2 1/2″ shotshells, . 45 ACP or .

Is the Smith&Wesson Governor revolver the best on the market?

I will cut right to the chase: The Smith & Wesson Governor revolver is probably the finest and most versatile handgun on the market. It does a bit of everything — and does it well. Let me explain. I tested the 2.75-inch-barreled Governor model, weighing in at 29.6 ounces.

What kind of barrel does a Smith and Wesson Governor have?

The Governor arrives with either Hogue’s synthetic rubber bantam grip or a bantam Crimson Trace Lasergrip. As with other revolvers in this class, the Governor has a rifled barrel and will chamber .45 Colt loads. Smith & Wesson puts a unique twist on the gun by installing a six-shot cylinder, instead of the more common five-shot configuration.

Is the Smith and Wesson judge a good revolver?

This revolver is well made, reliable and it has the Smith & Wesson qualities that revolver fans are looking for. The six-shot cylinder is only ¼ inch wider than the five-shot cylinders of the Judge.

Is the governor a real revolver?

Like the Taurus Judge that inspired it, the Governor is a fearsome-looking beast. Sure, the jumbo proportions are a bit whacked out; the Governor’s stainless steel cylinder (2.5″) is almost as long as the barrel (2.75″). But it adds to the Governor’s appeal. To paraphrase Crocodile Dundee, “That’s not a revolver, THIS is a revolver.”