Little bit of Taurus torture testing.

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  1. dberry

    dberry

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    I have been interested lately in affordably (for me) priced guns and how their performance stacks up against more expensive and popular guns so here is a little experiment. I took a hike yesterday to a nice secluded range with my Taurus PT99 and Pt140 Pro. It was between 25 and 34 degrees and light to moderate freezing rain. I carried my PT99 in my pack and my PT140pro on my belt. By the time I got out to the range my PT140 was wet with some ice pieces formed on it. My Pt99 was taken out of my pack and sat on the wood table while I put three flawless magazines through the Pt140. I then reloaded one of the magazines and dropped the gun in the mud and emptied another magazine.
    By this time the rain and wind had picked up so the PT99 was soaked inside and out. I fired 4 flawless magazines through the PT99 using the same process. I do like to see good results from more economically priced guns. I realize many dont see this type of testing as relevant but in my opinion it does have some merit.
     
  2. craig_o

    craig_o CLM

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    I dunno... I mean, I can go through four magazines on the toilet some days.
     

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    I heard that, the BG's are no joke.
     
  4. gatorhugger

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    well good job and all, and I know money is tight, but 4 mags for a torture
    test? Dang the economy sucks.
     
  5. ArmoryDoc

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    Wow. You really did put them through some serious challenges.

    I usually consider 25 rounds, slow fire on a pristine range out of a brand new gun enough of a torture test for a Taurus. :rofl:

    I just couldn't resist. Somebody HAD to.
     
  6. raven11

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    its not a torture test till someone throws it out of a plane
     
  7. rfd339

    rfd339 Silver Member

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    Sounds like you had a good range day. Good information if you ask me. They worked in the environment some us are in today and might be used as well if need be. Thanks.
     
  8. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    I once water-boarded my dad's Judge. Just sayin'.

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  9. bustedknee

    bustedknee The Snowflakes have invaded GT

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    I think 4 mags is an extreme torture test for a Taurus! :laughing:

    :outtahere: