The title of most powerful handgun ever made arguably belongs to the Smith and Wesson Model 500 revolver.
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The Smith & Wesson Model 500 - Standard Compensator is touted as the most powerful handgun every built. The Model 500 was introduced in 2003 into the Smith & Wesson line of 'X-Frame' (Extra Large-framed) handguns.
The Model 500 features a satin stainless steel finish, Sorbothane recoil-absorbing rubber grip, an adjustable rear sight and interchangeable front sight and fires the massive .50 caliber round. Smith & Wesson reports that the Model 500 is the most powerful handgun ever made.
Manufacturing Smith & Wesson - USA
- Close Quarters Battle (CQB) / Personal Security
381 mm (15.00 in)
213 mm (8.39 in)
4.41 lb (2.00 kg)
Hammer with Rotating Cylinder; Double-Action
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