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Taurus PT101 $275 OTD

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by afd23a, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Feb 2, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    afd23a

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    Damn...thats a smoking deal!
     
  3. Feb 2, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    Um...it's a Taurus...that's like the Hyundai of the gun world. I wouldn't shoot that with your hands if you paid me.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2010 at 2:18 PM
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    Kinda with you on this one. Not a big fan of Taurus. Thanks for the heads up on the deal though.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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    I'm not trying to present them as the best guns in the world by any stretch. It's a great deal if it's the type of gun you're interested in. The 11+1 models go for over $400 on gun broker.
     
  6. Feb 2, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    I know it's cheap, but like the old saying goes "you get what you pay for."

    I just wouldn't want anyone to get hurt because of a gun that's has/had reliability issues.

    Now Taurus does make some good revolvers I think. At least I've never heard anyone say something bad about them.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    dam that is cheap
     
  8. Feb 2, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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    I have had a couple of their revolvers....A Model 80 .38, and a model 86 .357 (IIRC). They seemed like a good peice. VERY strong. The finish is lacking, if I had to pick an issue with them. Alot of friends have newer auto's from Taurus, and are quite happy. Regardless, Thats a DAm good price for a decent Semi auto.
     
  9. Feb 2, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    [​IMG]just picked this up for 275 S&W 40cal
     
  10. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    Also bought at Academy with probably a $50.00 mail in rebate or two free magazines during the December holiday period...

    Good deal, but not for the first time buyer... NO safety at all and not a tactical rail. It is better the Taurus 24/7 a strengthen copy of the sigma with more features and an ambidextrous safety and a keyed lock device, better grip not straight.
     
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    true no safety but with a little work the trigger is smooth as silk
     
  12. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    Brand wise... Smith & Wesson is better...
     
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    i think so too they just needed to spend a little time on some parts
     
  14. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:31 PM
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    you now that the sigma adapter to make it tactical it is sold at Academy by less than $9.00 USD?
     
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    Everyone that lives near to an Academy store check their CLEARANCE prices on handguns, rifles and shotguns some of them are a steal.
     
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    i didnt know they had it there but i knew they made it is it by the holsters and stuff ?
     
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    If not there is behind the guncounter where the scope bases and rings are.
     
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    ahh after this drink ill run by there its a block away and i dont have to pay to ship one nice thanks for the find man
     
  19. Feb 10, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    I work there but at Laredo....
     
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    ahh nice been there a few times im from south padre /port isabel
     
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