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Old January 27, 2014, 08:34 AM   #76
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Is Anyone Planning On Getting The Taurus "View"?

Not me, fellas...

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Old January 27, 2014, 10:10 AM   #77
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People hated the Scandium S&W 357s. Too light for the load. Who will want to shoot +P out of a 9 ounce gun? Crazy!
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Old January 27, 2014, 01:26 PM   #78
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Here is the deal- Plus P is not necessary. Not at all-especially from a 1" barrel.
No one seems to understand that +P is pretty much advertising hype.
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Old January 27, 2014, 03:09 PM   #79
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As soon as they come out with a metal sideplate, I may get one. The idea of a tiny revolver is pretty cool.
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Old January 28, 2014, 02:02 PM   #80
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I had to go check the mirror to make sure my eyes weren't bleeding after I looked at that.
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Old January 28, 2014, 04:51 PM   #81
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If Smith made the view everybody would love it and Taurus would copy it just like they did with the governor.
Not here! I have a Judge PD Poly and have defended it with vehement enthusiasm. I also have a Taurus PT Poly that I am extremely happy with. I plan to add a Taurus 992 4" Stainless to my collection this year. But there is no way I want that clear plastic sided abomination!
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Old January 29, 2014, 07:01 PM   #82
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i havent handled the taurus view yet but to get an idea of its size, i measured my smith and wesson I frame terrier and a H&R Bicycle Gun, which is a breaktop. the taurus is .4" shorter in length than the terrier and .5" shorter in height than the terrier. the taurus is 5.6" in length and 3.5" in height. the terrier is 6" in length and 4" in height. The taurus is the same height and length as the H&R Bicycle Gun which is a very small gun.
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Old January 29, 2014, 07:24 PM   #83
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No thank you, for a multitude of reasons
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Old January 29, 2014, 10:03 PM   #84
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Don't think so. I have big hands and that grip just looks way too small for comfort.
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Old February 2, 2014, 12:16 AM   #85
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i also have the taurus poly protecter that has turned out to be a fantstic and very light 357, does not give me or my wife a hurt wrist after shooting

the size doesnt scare me, the looks do
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Old February 2, 2014, 07:22 AM   #86
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Not on my wish list.
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Old February 2, 2014, 07:58 AM   #87
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Taurus Total Ti .357magnum....

I bought a NIB Taurus Total Ti 5 shot snub Protector in .357magnum in 2004.
It was on sale & I toted it briefly on a security post in NW Florida.
The Protector's weight unloaded was around 14oz if I recall. I added a CT lasergrip.
Concealed, I used .38spl +P mostly.
This new Taurus revolver seems flawed for a # of reasons.
The ejector rod seems rather short(not practical). Extended rods seemed to be a marketing point for Taurus snubs in the 1990s/2000s, .
As posted, 9oz seems very light for defense/carry rounds too.
Extended range shooting or training may wear your hands out after a few 100 rounds.
The clear plastic frame seems kitschy too.
I'd be satisfied knowing the gun functions when I see the bad guys fall over, not when I see the hammer moving back & forth, .
This View revolver doesn't lend itself to fast reloading. A big - for a defense weapon in my opine. I guess you could buy a few of these Taurus snubs & just chuck them at your attacker(s) when they are unloaded.
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Old February 2, 2014, 11:11 AM   #88
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Making the gun transparent is a major improvement over the Taurus color horror I saw yesterday. A Judge painted with a white that looks like a refrigerator and a bright green and pink grip. Good god - it looked like a left over toy from my daughter at age 5.
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