Why not just get a S&W 642? they run $320-$375 depending on location.
I did a test at a gun show, I went to the Taurus tables, and felt the lock ups vs S&W. I handled over 20 Taurus revolvers, lock-ups varried in tightness, mainly loose. S&W was almost always solid, I think there was one that was a little looser than the others.
Compared the Judge to S&W Gov, wow, soo much slop it feels like it would miss the chamber and blow up, personal experience and you can go compare them two next time you are at a show/shop and see.
I can only recommend a Taurus model 94, thats what I own and know about.
SHTF vs TEOTWAWKI you ask? SHTF, just some crap on the ceiling and walls, TEOTWAWKI end of the world as we know it. Orignally made by 9mm/®™©
Last edited by 9mm; November 30, 2012 at 10:51 PM.