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Tagan Thunderhorse .45
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Basic Information
Type Service Revolver
Place of Origin Fanaglia
Service History
In Service 1880-
Used by Fanaglia, Voerdeland, Patisserie-Goulash, Black Shield
Wars War for Voerdish Sovereignty
Production History
Designer Alonso Tagan
Designed 1878-1881
Manufacturer Tagan Arms
Number Built Unknown
Variants Standard Barrel

Short Barrel

Specifications
Weight 1100 g (standard barrel)
Length 330 mm (standard barrel)

239 mm (short barrel)

Barrel Length 185 mm (standard)

94 mm (short)


Cartridge .45 Long Colt
Action Double-Action Revolver
Rate of Fire Unknown
Muzzle Velocity 315 m/s
Effective Range Unknown
Feed System 6-shot cylinder
A Fanaglian top-break revolver designed to replace the Dragoon Revolver, the Tagan Thunderhorse .45 features a gas-seal system similar to the later TR-83 Rifle. The cylinder moves forward when the gun is cocked to close the gap between the cylinder and the barrel, providing a boost to the muzzle velocity of the fired projectile. Another advantage of this system is that it now allows the weapon to be suppressed - something very few revolvers can do because of the leaking of high-velocity gas through the gap between the cylinder and barrel, defeating the purpose of a sound suppressor.

Available with a 185mm barrel, or with a 94mm barrel for law enforcement or concealed carry.