GUN I bought a Taurus 9mm pistol... what do you guys think?

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  1. Wobistdu

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    The thing is so damn small, I need a picture of it in my hand. My ring finger barely fits on the bottom. Bought it for $300 stainless, holds 12+1. First pistol I ever bought for myself. The double action was hard to get used to, as I'm used to revolvers mostly with external hammers. Other than that, seems like a nice weapon to carry for personal protection.
     
  2. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    as long as it's reliable and accurate, seems ok to me.
     
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    It's a pain in the ass to put back together after you take it apart. Other then that mine appears to shoot low.

    Short of that.. It's going to be my wife's gun since she's got small hands and just needs to spray and pray anyways..
     
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    sounds good.

    Just make sure you test it out before carrying it as you would with ANY gun.
     
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    poonmonster OT Supporter

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    I hope you got the PRO. I had a 2nd gen MIL and the trigger was way to long. I traded it in and got a MIL PRO and LOVE it. It is the piece I carry
     
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    86 Bird eh

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    I have the mill pro and have been using that as my carrying gun lately. I've had 0 problems with it.
     
  7. Wobistdu

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    it certainly won't win any marksman competitions, however i can group them at 30 feet as long as i concentrate on the shot.

    the long trigger and double action can easily make you miss horribly.
     
  8. Wobistdu

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    not sure
     
  9. machine81

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    I've heard that the earlier gens suffered from cracked frames after a couple hundred rounds. The PRO was supposed to address that. I hope you got the PRO too.
     
  10. Wobistdu

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    yes it is the pro model
     
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    The first gen MIL's had a problem with the frames cracking, they fixed that in the 2nd gen's but it still had a trigger 6 weeks long. They fixed that with the PRO. Which I think is a great gun. but it is not a tack driver.
     
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  13. Wobistdu

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    it is not a tack driver? what does that mean


    if it's anything to do with accuracy... holy shit. greater than 30ft and i can't hit the side of a bus
     
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    That's what that means. Tack driver is an accurate weapon.
     
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    I had one of those in .45 and I hated it. The trigger pull on that gun is HORRIBLE, not to mention that it was extremely inaccurate (probably due to the fact of the size). On mine I had to pull the trigger all the way to the back of the frame before it would fire.

    I traded it in on a Glock :o
     
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    I looked at the MIL PRO 9mm and I agree about the DAO trigger. It is a VERY long pull. Also, the grip was very small. I really only got three fingers around it. The other thing I didn't like about it was that it felt top heavy. Most of the weight is in the slide and it doesn't feel very balanced in your hand. I haven't had much experience with compacts, but those were my initial impressions.
     
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    Yeah that is what I meant, it is only accurate at around 30ft and under but that is most likley the range you would be if you ever needed it.
     
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    It balances out much better with a full mag
     
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    any way to get a grip extension on it? nonetheless, it looks sharp :cool:
     
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    longer mag with an endcap
     
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    Yeah, they do make Hi-cap mags for that (which is scary..:noes: ) and you just put the endcap with finger groove on there if they don't come with them (the ones I saw didn't come with them..)
     
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    I helped him pick this out knowing these things. You guys agree a little gun like this is pointless in bigger than 9mm?

    I mean my H&K is .40c and is a fucking monster, I think if this was in .40 or .45 it would be air born.


    What I still don't understand, l33t is twice my size and got a gun half the size of mine, because my Compact USP was "too big to conceal" yet on a smaller guy he never knows when I carry *shrug*
     
  23. ShackleMeNot

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    Why not a Glock 26? That would have been my choice for a small 9mm auto.

    But as long as you like this gun and it runs AND you carry it every day, it should do the job.
     

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