Originally Posted by fireforged
I find this funny.... After buying a new taurus 85 ( circa 2000) and firing about 300 rounds without any problem, the gun has resided in my truck 24/7. Well, the other day I took it out to clean and noticed that the hammer would bind when cocking and again when letting it down. I was like, what the heck? I have been sitting here for about a week trying to decide to fix it or simply consider it a loss. I think I will buy a ruger sp101 and call it a day.
While I am no proponent of Taurus, I think you need to clean the gun out. If a revolver worked great, then sat for an extended period of time and now has issues, its probably not broken. Good chance its just the old oil crudded up with dust bunnies inside.