Taurus G2C...anyone having issues?

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  1. harold63

    harold63 I'm not retired

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    Got a chance to obtain a NIB Taurus G2C for $231 OTD. It's going to be for a family member who doesn't have a gun, at all, and they are on a budget. My guess is it will not see very much range time, but are there any immediate issues anyone is having/has had with theirs. I haven't seen too much negative on the net, but I know, here, most of you guys can find your bum with two hands (you know something about guns). Thanks ahead for any replies.
     
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    Search for "Taurus G2 blues" and hold on tight

    Hopefully you have better luck. They're not all problem children
     
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    Not the best gun for a beginner because it takes time to learn the trigger and the safety and with a long spongy trigger pull th eTaurus has it doesn't really need a safety.

    A beginner would be better off with a used but well cared for Glock 26 which is the same basic size gun. It doesn't have to be new because these guns can go for many thousand of rounds withoiut needing any repairs beyond a recoil spring replacement. Another option would be the Ruger Security 9 "Pro"

    Whatever gun this new gunowner gets they need to be encouraged to spend as much time at the range as possible. A gun doesn't do you much good unless you know how to use it and unless you're thoroughly familiar with it you might not be able to use it under stress conditions
     
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    Ya pays yer money...ya takes yer chances...at least their CS will take it back if there are issues...let's hope they got a good one
     
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    Wifey has the G2C 9mm and whatever the .40 cal version is that came out a few years ago. Cant recall model number on that one off the top of my head. No problems with either.
     
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    Other than the trigger sucks, it's a great gun. Have had 4 of them. No issues at all.

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    I had put a aftermarket trigger in the one i sold Monday. Made it a great shooting pistol.
     
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    Mine runs just fine and I got a really good trade deal on it.
     
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    Don't like the trigger safety, you definitely feel it in the trigger pull. The G3c is a much better firearm.
     
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    I have had a G2C as my truck gun for a while and it has been 100%. Heck of a 12 round pistol for the money, eats all ammo that I have fed it. I did put a "Keep Tinkering" trigger in it which made a big difference.
     
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    Had one for three years. No problems.
     
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    I've owned two that were trouble free. Ate everything fed to them. They were accurate as well. The trigger isn't good or bad just different with how far back it breaks. With a little trigger time it's a non-issue. Overall I feel it's an excellent value for the small price tag.

    I would also advise that you listen to the comments (good and bad) of those that have actually owned and/or have extensive experience with the pistol over those that have not.
     
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    harold63 I'm not retired

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    Yea, someone just throwing any 'ol reply out there doesn't blow my skirt up, much. In the end, we usually buy what we want, anyways.

    We did get to compare the G2C to the 43X (it was BL and off limits to us) and it was actually hard to make a choice based on how they felt in the hand. They each have a different feel, but they both feel great. Since I didn't get to pull the trigger on the G2C, how much longer of a pull is it than a Glock?
     
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    Yes, plenty of talk on the subject here already
     
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    The G2 seems to have a longer take up with the break farther back than other striker-fired pistols I'm familiar with. First time you pull the trigger back you're thinking 'is this ever going to go bang'? Again, not good or bad, just different. Once you get the feel for it you don't even think about it anymore. I will say that with the point of max resistance before the bang being so far back that it's fairly easy to be accurate with the pistol because the distance after the wall is so short. That was my impression of the pistol.
     
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    harold63 I'm not retired

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    Most of her past handgun experience is from revolvers so the trigger pull won't be virgin to her. Getting her to put some trigger 'time' on it will prolly be more than a chore. I'd make sure she gets some, at the least.
     
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    harold63 I'm not retired

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    Good to know...thanks.
     
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    harold63 I'm not retired

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    I appreciate everyone's response this evening. :2gun:
     
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