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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by fladi, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. fladi

    fladi

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    Good afternoon. I own a Glock 17 Gen 4 and a Glock 21 Gen 4. Both brand new with only a few rounds through.

    Now I have the possibility to swap these two handguns against a Taurus PT92 AF (Beretta 92 FS clone) in 9mm and a Taurus PT 1911 in 45acp.

    Advantage: Both these Taurus firearms are brand new and I can use my stored 9mm and 45acp ammunition.

    Disadvantage: The after market for Taurus in Austria is nearly not existent. Plus I don't know much about Taurus - some say that they are brilliant others that they are crap. So I am confused.

    Would you swap or not ?
     
  2. Anicius Julianus

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  3. Walk Soft

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    If you want to trade your Glocks, trade for something else. I'm sure there are some good Taurus pistols out there, but they didn't get their reputation as junk overnight.
     
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    I would not swap either. That is NOT a good deal!

    Almost no one can say the Glock is crap. You have two well made and very reliable pistols and you could end up with two questionable pistols.
     
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  8. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    Not an equitable trade. The Taurus Beretta copy is a good pistol, but honestly you have two better handguns.
     
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    Seriously? I have never heard the words "Taurus" and "brilliant" in the same sentence before.
     
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    As SIMON C. would say, "A definite, resounding - NO!"
     
  11. Ed1110

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    No don't do it!

    If this person you want to trade with is a friend, cut him out of your life now. You don't need friends like that.
     
  12. bunk22

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    Thats a BIG FAT AUSTRIAN NO buddy.
     
  13. JohnnyJ

    JohnnyJ God, Family and Friends

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    You really have to ask?
     
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    You must be drinking too much lager and it's not even October yet. No Way Jose. It's like trading your BMW for a Corolla.
     
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    not tonight you've got a headache.
    Taurus is not terrible, they are OK. but just OK.
    even NIB is not a good deal for the pistols you already own.
    i have owned Taurus, S&W, Ruger, Kimber, Springfield (including XD models) and others.
    i carry and shoot mostly my Glocks.
    not knocking anyone's product.
    of the guns i have owned, the Taurus would be at or near the bottom of the list.
     
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    The PT-92 an adequate handgun. I would not trade one Glock for two Taurus handguns however.
     
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    This is a joke post, right? Right??!??
     
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    You may already have made your decision, but personally, I wouldn't do it .
     
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    SJ 40 Deplorable,Clinger

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    This ! SJ 40
     
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