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Hand Cannons: The World’s Most Powerful Handguns

 

 

The .600 Nitro Express Zeliska revolver is an Austrian single-action revolver produced by Pfeifer firearms.  The Zeliska is one of the largest handgun in the world, weighing in at over 13 lbs and having a length of 22 inches. The cylinder section alone weighs 4.5 lbs. The Zeliska is also one of the most powerful handguns in the world, producing a muzzle energy of 7,591 foot pounds. The weight of the gun helps control the recoil, making controlled shooting possible. The capacity of a Zeliska is five .600 Nitro Express or .458 Win Mag rounds. The Zeliska fires a .600 Nitro Express slug (900 grain) at 1,950 ft. The cost of a Zeliska revolver is $17,316. Each .600 Nitro Express round costs $40, making this gun very expensive to fire.

 

 

 

 

” The .600 Nitro Express Zeliska revolver is an Austrian single-action revolver produced by Pfeifer firearms. The Zeliska is one of the largest handgun in the world, weighing in at over 13 lbs and having a length of 22 inches. The cylinder section alone weighs 4.5 lbs. The Zeliska is also one of the most powerful handguns in the world, producing a muzzle energy of 7,591 foot pounds. The weight of the gun helps control the recoil, making controlled shooting possible. The capacity of a Zeliska is five .600 Nitro Express or .458 Win Mag rounds. The Zeliska fires a .600 Nitro Express slug (900 grain) at 1,950 ft. The cost of a Zeliska revolver is $17,316. Each .600 Nitro Express round costs $40, making this gun very expensive to fire.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

   The Zeliska is truly the world’s most powerful handgun . It makes the .44 magnum and even the Desert Eagle .50 look downright puny  . Watch the video below and see for yourself .

 

 

 

    Of course after seeing the .600 Nitro Express revolver the other nominees for world’s most powerful handgun pale in comparison but they are certainly worth your while if you are a handgun aficionado . Check the others out here .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five New Smith & Wesson Revolvers For 2014

 

 

 

 

” Earlier this week Smith & Wesson announced the Performance Center Model 929 Jerry Miculek edition revolver. They’re following it up with four more revolvers for hunting, self-defense and spending time at the range.

  The Model 929 is a full-size revolver with an eight-round cylinder, chambered for 9mm Parabellum and it uses moonclips. As the name implies, it was designed with help from champion shooter Jerry Miculek. The revolver has a very clear purpose, and that’s revolver competition shooting.”