Posted January 10, 2018 11:59 pm by Comments

By Mike Searson

S&W 460 XVR

Smith & Wesson offered us a chance to try out the most powerful production revolver in the world. Meet the Performance Center 460 XVR.

S&W 460 XVR

U.S.A.-( When we first opened the box and the nylon zipper case our first thought was “How do I mount a stock on this thing?” only to be rebuked by the thought of that cylinder going off so close to my face.

“It’s a lot of gun”, is the understatement of the year.

Brief History of Why

At one time my favorite handguns to shoot were considered oddballs. Take for example the Thompson Center Contender in 41 Magnum, 30-30 Winchester, 223 Remington or 45-70 Government. That was all about squeezing the maximum velocity out of a powerful round in a handgun. Then there was the Remington XP-100 in 7mm BR and the Savage Striker in 308 Winchester.

L to R: .45 Colt, .454 Casull, 460 Magnum,
L to R: .45 Colt, .454 Casull, 460 Magnum,

The problem with the XP-100 and the Savage Striker was that they were awkward to shoot for many shooters. The Thompson …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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