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Old May 17, 2013, 01:10 AM   #1
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Ooold Taurus pt92

I recently picked up a pt92 in a trade. I immediately checked the Taurus website for age, but wound up having to call to get the date. It was made in May of 88. What would the sale value of this gun be by itself with the two Taurus mags, hogue grips and stainless guide rod? With a kydex iwb/owb, safariland paddle and an 18 rd mec gar? I'd really like a 1911, but i doubt anyone would trade out of a 1911 for a 92. Am i crazy asking $600 for the package?
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Old May 17, 2013, 01:51 AM   #2
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$600 seems high to me, as far as trade goes you could probably get a lower end 1911 like rock island for it, or trade up and add a little cash
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Old May 17, 2013, 03:14 AM   #3
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i'd say 250-350 would be all i'd pay.
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Old May 17, 2013, 03:28 AM   #4
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Unfortunately, the Taurus line has not yet proven themselves to be collectable pieces, meaning they aren't going to increase much in value. While the PT92 has been around for a while, as your example has shown, they don't have the reputation like a Smith, Beretta, or Colt would.

With Hogue aftermarket grips, the extra mag, and the holsters, you might get $400
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Old May 17, 2013, 09:09 AM   #5
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There is a lot nicer guns to be had for $600.
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Old May 17, 2013, 09:10 AM   #6
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Sorry op but I'm with venom.

I just bought a much newer beretta 96 for 425. That taurus to me isn't worth much over 300 or so. But if someone likes them and wants it they might pay a little more. I do wish you luck. Hopefully you get what you want outa it.
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Old May 17, 2013, 12:56 PM   #7
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just keep it and buy what you want.
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Old May 17, 2013, 02:32 PM   #8
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New for 400

In our area you can easily get a new one for less than $400.

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Old May 17, 2013, 02:48 PM   #9
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It's not in particularly nice shape. $200 would be a fair price.
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Old May 17, 2013, 03:29 PM   #10
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I think you could get $300-$350 for it.

I'd consider keeping it for range play and just saving up toward the 1911.
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Old May 17, 2013, 08:46 PM   #11
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It is not that old. The old ones have the European mag release on the heel of the grip. $250 - $300 would be a good price IMHO.
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Old May 17, 2013, 09:19 PM   #12
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Budsgunshop.com is selling them new for $500 plus. I bought a stainless one new a few years ago for around $500. I would think somewhere around $400 would be reasonable if its in good condition.
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Old May 20, 2013, 07:07 PM   #13
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Re: Ooold Taurus pt92

I've got a few trades on the table
1)Ruger p89
2)cz52
3)norinco 1911 with some Wilson stuff in it.
Any advise? I've been wanting another 45, but the Ruger is tough to beat
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Old May 21, 2013, 10:23 AM   #14
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You better check the locking block on that gun. Speaking from experience. I only paid $350 for a new Taurus PT99 (nickel, polished aluminum and adjustable sights) in 1989.
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Old May 21, 2013, 12:00 PM   #15
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Re: Ooold Taurus pt92

I sold one a few years ago for I believe 250.
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Old May 21, 2013, 01:16 PM   #16
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Re: Ooold Taurus pt92

And I sold the one i had before for $500 about a month ago, within a day of posting it. Gun shops are selling them for $550+ in deplorable condition, and with just one magazine. I see them on buds and gun broker, with less accessories or in bad shape for no less than $450. I don't know where these low prices are coming from. If you bought one in 89 for $290, how much did you sell it for?
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Old May 21, 2013, 05:42 PM   #17
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listed for or selling for?

you might get lucky and find someone that has to have it for 500 bucks. or it might sit around at that price for a long time.

at the peak of the panic buying, yes, that might have been reasonable.

today, eh.

for the 3 you listed for trades. money wise the norinco is probably worth more. bubba'ed or not.
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Old May 21, 2013, 09:08 PM   #18
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Re: Ooold Taurus pt92

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listed for or selling for?

you might get lucky and find someone that has to have it for 500 bucks. or it might sit around at that price for a long time.

at the peak of the panic buying, yes, that might have been reasonable.

today, eh.

for the 3 you listed for trades. money wise the norinco is probably worth more. bubba'ed or not.
Selling, check out the completed auctions on gunbroker, next time I go in the gunshop nearby, I'll snap a picture. Any other taurus, I would agree and trade it for spam.
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Old May 23, 2013, 11:16 PM   #19
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Re: Ooold Taurus pt92

When I got it:

After the ride home:
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Old May 23, 2013, 11:44 PM   #20
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If it shoots good, I'd say you made out great!
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Old May 24, 2013, 12:18 PM   #21
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If it shoots good, I'd say you made out great!
It does shoot very well. Even missing the front sight, I was able to put 6/7 round on the paper. No spectacular groups, but "combat effective". Tomorrow comes the hollow point test.
My girlfriend even liked shooting it, and has forbidden me from trading or selling it unless its for another 1911. And I think she wants a lady size 1911 now.
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