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Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by cyrsequipment, May 12, 2011.

  1. IndianaMatt

    IndianaMatt

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    I've always been skeptical of the Taurus brand. While I owned a Taurus revolver years ago (my first handgun) and had zero problems with it, there is just so much Taurus trash-talking on the webs. And every time I go to Bass Pro, the salesmen try to unload a PT92 on me! Are they just trying to clear bad inventory?
     

  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Taurus makes an OK revolver.
     
  3. mvician

    mvician Lifetime Member

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    These will probably get dropped as fast as their AR15 did..........
     
  4. mixflip

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    The concept looks promising but the real world final product would need some serious testing & evaluation by us regular folks before I invested in it.
     
  5. GunHo198

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    Honestly? I have a Millenium PT140, and besides the fact that this is a double action only gun, it shoots very well. Ive had this gun for about 10 years? At one point there was a frame issue as to when I shot it, the take down pin would walk out and jam the gun. Taurus has a Lifetime warranty, no matter who owns the gun. My front site was broken off, and I had installed on my own a tritium rear site. Even though the sites were not covered under the lifetime warranty, they replaced them anyway for free. I didn't even ask them too!?.. The gun now after repair shoots pretty darn good. And is a great Backup gun due to it's size and price. I'd have to say, even though Im into Glocks now, I would still recommend them as a good gun for the price.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. SigFTW

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font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> I have owned a Taurus PT92 and was very unhappy with how inaccurate it shot. Maybe the newer ones are better, I'm not sure. However, I won’t buy another Taurus because of that issue.
     
  7. IndianaMatt

    IndianaMatt

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    Yeah, this was pretty much my point. With so many tried-and-true brands out there making ultra-reliable firearms (Beretta, Glock, Sig, S&W, etc.), why risk reliability issues to save a hundred bucks?
     
  8. WayaX

    WayaX Lifetime Member

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    I vomitted a little
     
  9. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    No, no, a thousand times no!
     
  10. MadMonkey

    MadMonkey Spershul Furces

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    I'd buy their carbine if they took off the silly stock:

    [​IMG]

    but the rifle kinda looks bleh. Too ACR-y.
     
    Last edited: May 13, 2011
  11. boomhower

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    Who the hell is buying full auto Taurus's?
     
  12. Quiet

    Quiet Casino Goon

    The Taurus ART-556 was developed as a possible replacement rifle for the Brazilian military.
     
  13. What the heck is up with that magwell?
     
  14. Quiet

    Quiet Casino Goon

    Designed so you can use it as a "forward grip".