The Taurus UL (UltraLite) 856 Double Action Revolver is chambered in the popular .38 Special cartridge. The 2" barrel is ideal for on body, or off body carry for home defense or personal protection. The 856 is known for it's ability to easily manage recoil impulse while allowing you to utilize target loads or self defense rounds. The 856 UL features a lightweight alloy frame along with a ramp front sight with a fixed rear sight and a soft rubber grip.