Can you shoot 45 ACP in a governor?
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 size 410 shells Does the governor take?
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).
Can the Smith and Wesson Governor shoot 3 inch shells?
Technically the answer is yes. To see if they can do it well I’ve been testing a Smith & Wesson Governor with shotshells, . 410 slugs, . 45 ACP, AND .
How far does a Smith and Wesson Governor shoot?
45 Colt rounds were by far the most accurate through the S&W Governor, producing 3-4-inch 7-yard groups, reliable center of mass hits at 15-yards, and accurate enough to hit a full sized silhouette out to 50 yards. .
Is the Smith and Wesson Governor Good?
The fit and finish of the Governor is excellent. The single-action trigger broke at a crisp 4-pounds, 8-ounces of pressure, with the smooth, clean, double-action trigger that Smith & Wesson is famous for. Despite the bulky appearance of the longer cylinder and frame, the revolver has good balance and pointability.
What ammo does the Smith and Wesson Governor take?
Load with . 410 2 1/2″ shotshells, . 45 ACP or . 45 Colt – alone or in combination with the included moon clips* – and hit your target in every situation.
How accurate is the Smith and Wesson Governor?
The Governor produced solid defensive accuracy at 7 yards with . 45 Colt loads. Groups ranged from 2 inches to 3.15 inches, with the best five-shot averages produced by Winchester’s PDX-1 225-grain jacketed hollow points at 2.5 inches. At 25 yards, groups opened up into the 5- to 6-inch range.
What ammo does a Smith and Wesson Governor use?
410 2 1/2″ shotshells, . 45 ACP or . 45 Colt – alone or in combination with the included moon clips* – and hit your target in every situation.
What ammo does the governor shoot?
Now that’s confidence. *Each Governor® is packaged with (2) 6 round and (3) 2 round moon clips for use with . 45 ACP.
Can you shoot +P in a governor?
No. The Judge/Governor is not designed to be strong enough to use +P ammo. If you’d like to use very powerful loads in the Judge/Governor, use any of our Standard Pressure loads found in the 3 links below. These loads are safe to use in ANY 45 Colt firearm and are much more powerful than ordinary 45 Colt ammo.
How much does a Smith & Wesson Governor weigh?
Weight: 29.6 oz.
What do moon clips do?
A moon clip is a ring-shaped or star-shaped piece of metal designed to hold multiple cartridges together as a unit, for simultaneous insertion and extraction from a revolver cylinder.