Ruger GP100 4.2" vs Taurus 856 Defender 3”

Ruger GP100 4.2" facing right

Ruger GP100 4.2"

DA/SA Full-Sized Revolver Chambered in 357 Magnum
vs
Taurus 856 Defender 3” facing left

Taurus 856 Defender 3”

DA/SA Subcompact Revolver Chambered in 38 Special +P

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
GP100 4.2" 9.5 in 5.7 in 1.56 in 40 oz
856 Defender 3” 7.5 in 4.8 in 1.41 in 23.52 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
GP100 4.2" 4.2 in DA/SA ruger.com
856 Defender 3” 3 in DA/SA taurususa.com

Capacity

  357 Magnum 38 Special +P
GP100 4.2" 7 -
856 Defender 3” - 6

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