Chiappa Rhino 60 DS SAR .357 Magnum 6” Single Action Striker Fired Revolver

SOLD FOR: $980

WOA#: WY240201KD058

Make: Chiappa 

Model: Rhino 60 DS SAR (California Legal)

Serial#: CFIT23E05984

Year of Manufacture: 2023

Caliber: .357 Magnum 

Action Type: Single and Double-Action Revolver with a 6-Round Swing-Out Cylinder, Precock Striker Fired

Markings: The right side of the barrel is marked “RHINO 60 DS / .357 MAGNUM / Made in Italy by Chiappa Firearms / Chiappa Firearms, Dayton, OH / CFIT23E05984” with the Chiappa Rhino Logo. The left side of the frame is marked “CIP/N” with a proof. The cylinder is marked with the serial number and 2 proofs.  Both sides of the grip has Chiappa Rhino logos.   

Barrel Length: 6” 

Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a red fiber-optic rod pinned to a ramp integral to the rib. The rear sight is an adjustable rectangular notch sight with two green fiber optic rods.  The top of the vented barrel rib has a picatinny rail for optic options.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The grips are two-piece textured wood with smooth borders. There is no handling wear.  The texturing is crisp and attractive. There are no chips or cracks or any notable defects. Overall, the grips rate in Excellent condition. 

Type of Finish: Black 

Finish Originality: Original 

Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: The pistol retains about 99% of its metal finish. The gun lacks any notable defects outside of some very light operation wear. The markings remain clear. The screwheads are unmarred and serviceable. Overall, this revolver rates in Excellent condition. 

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The double action trigger is crisp.  This is a California Friendly revolver – the trigger has a double action like mechanic but it does not fire unless precocked.  The cylinders lock with barely perceptible play on each chamber. We have not fired this revolver. As with all used firearms, it may need a thorough cleaning to meet your maintenance standards. 

Box Paperwork and Accessories: This pistol comes with its factory hard case with 3 stickers, cleaning brush, trigger lock, rubber band, and owner’s manual.

Our Assessment: The Chiappa Rhino 60 DS .357 Magnum represents a bold departure from traditional revolver design, offering a unique combination of aesthetics, ergonomics, and performance that sets it apart in the world of firearms. Its most distinguishing feature is the barrel’s alignment with the bottom chamber rather than the top, a design choice that significantly reduces muzzle rise and recoil by directing forces more in line with the shooter’s arm. This innovation enhances accuracy and control, making the Rhino 60 DS particularly appealing to both experienced shooters and those new to the powerful .357 Magnum cartridge.

With a 6-inch barrel, the Rhino 60 DS not only provides a striking appearance but also contributes to its exceptional accuracy, making it a versatile choice for target shooting, hunting, and self-defense. The revolver’s frame is constructed from high-quality materials, ensuring durability and reliability, while its ergonomic grip design offers comfort and a secure hold during firing. The Rhino also features adjustable sights for precision shooting and a smooth trigger pull, further enhancing its performance capabilities. The Chiappa Rhino 60 DS .357 Magnum is not just a firearm; it’s a statement piece that blends innovative engineering with a futuristic design, offering shooters a distinctive and effective revolver option.   Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Chiappa Rhino 60 DS SAR .357 Magnum 6” Single Action Striker Fired Revolver
Chiappa Rhino 60 DS SAR .357 Magnum 6” Single Action Striker Fired Revolver