Gun show: a ‘cannon’ for your backpack?



At the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, Smith & Wesson made noise with its “backpack cannon” — a .460-caliber revolver.

“A great gun for a back-up gun in the backcountry or even for hunting if you’re going after some pigs or hogs or anything like that,” Paul Pluff, the company’s head of marketing communications, tells

In fact, S&W has been hawking the huge revolver as perfect for a backpack.