BIG GUN: Smith & Wesson Reveals Massive .460 Caliber ‘Backpack Cannon’

Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 460XVRSmith & Wesson Performance Center Model 460XVR M460XVR — A true multi-caliber and multi-purpose revolver built by Performance Center master gunsmiths on the durable Smith & Wesson X-Frame. The new Performance Center 460 XVR is a 5-shot revolver chambered in the powerful .460 S&W Magnum®. The revolver features a 3-1/2 inch barrel, an unfluted stainless…2014-01-07T17:50:18.000Z

Gun nuts and fans of 1980s action movies are no strangers to large revolvers, but Smith & Wesson has unleashed something truly massive.

The .460 caliber revolver dubbed the “backpack cannon” is staggeringly large. The gun holds five bullets that are over double the size of a .22 caliber bullet.

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All the way on the left is the S&W .460 ammo all the way on the right is the usually .22 pistol round. (wikipedia)

The handgun is both single and double action and has a short barrel length of 3.5 inches.

It has a suggested retail price of $1,609.

back pack canon


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