Smith & Wesson Model 460 XVR

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Hunting dangerous game calls for a backup gun and that’s what Smith & Wesson is offering in the Model 460. The .460 S&W Magnum has the highest muzzle velocity of any production revolver available today. And the model has plenty of versatility built in, capable of also firing .45 Colt and .454 Casull rounds. The MSRP is $1,609.

When it comes to dependability and versatility in handguns it’s hard to beat revolvers. Not to mention, there is just something eye catching about the classic lines of wheelguns. This year’s new market offerings in the way of revolvers have plenty to offer. Whether you’re shopping for a revolver for self defense, competition or hunting one of the 11 following guns has you covered.

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