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Old January 24, 2014, 09:30 PM   #51
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I'd buy one, so long as I could check it out first. I'm guessing it'd be no harder to handle than an LCP in 380. Women will gravitate to it (small, shiny), though the recoil won't be pleasant. I can get use to the recoil, and it's obvious it isn't an all-day range gun.

A year from now Smith and Wesson may introduce their new, tiny, "Vision" revolver.
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Old January 25, 2014, 02:33 AM   #52
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Something it might be good for is a ankle holster given the weight. I've tried with others and you feel like you have a club foot.
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Old January 25, 2014, 04:12 AM   #53
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From their own site: "these are must-have revolvers".
Well I'm well set with what I already own so I don't "must have" one.
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Old January 25, 2014, 04:33 AM   #54
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I just might get one

Ok, so I may be crazy for this one, but I think the idea of buying one as a safe queen might be a smart investment move. As has been said in previous posts:

Not likely to be around long
Clear plate is destined to get scratched or fogged up.
Unique design

Finding one in mint condition in 15 years from now should be nigh on impossible.

Don't think I'd want to shoot it though, and that's saying something, because I shoot EVERYTHING i own...
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Old January 25, 2014, 09:16 AM   #55
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I think it's nearly impossible to practice with this thing; maybe with .38SPL Wad Cutters... I'd carry it loaded only with WCs as well. A such light and small revolver it'd have been a better seller chambered for .22L.R. (8 shots) or .22WMR (6 or 7 shots) or even .380ACP, .32ACP and .32H&R Magnum. That side plate is useless.
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Old January 25, 2014, 09:48 AM   #56
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Looks like the AMC Pacer of revolvers to me, so not a chance.
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Old January 25, 2014, 10:52 AM   #57
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Collector value
Get one, have it engraved?

Taurus has a pink one. Do they have one with a gold trigger for the "entrupeneureal" customer?
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Old January 25, 2014, 12:08 PM   #58
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Yea. Pink. That'll help the looks.
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Old January 25, 2014, 04:55 PM   #59
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geez, that is pretty ugly

i change my opinion, i no longer want one
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Old January 25, 2014, 05:17 PM   #60
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geez, that is pretty ugly

i change my opinion, i no longer want one
Not so fast. Don't give up. They may have one in purple you'll like better
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Old January 25, 2014, 06:19 PM   #61
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I'm very much looking forward to this revolver.

It is ugly, but I'll hardly notice it in my pocket.
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Old January 25, 2014, 07:00 PM   #62
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No way on God's green earth will I own another Taurus.
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Old January 25, 2014, 07:10 PM   #63
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Pay money for a Taurus "View"?

I can't see it ......
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Old January 25, 2014, 07:21 PM   #64
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That is one ugly revolver!

A year from now Smith and Wesson may introduce their new, tiny, "the Five" revolver. lol
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Old January 25, 2014, 08:23 PM   #65
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I'm very much looking forward to this revolver.

It is ugly, but I'll hardly notice it in my pocket.
I suspect you would very much notice it if you needed to actually shoot it. Ouch!
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Old January 25, 2014, 08:32 PM   #66
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I suppose they could have made the gun out of transparent aluminum. Movie sci-fi reference - who knows it.
Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home to be precise. Where Scotty types on a Mac Plus faster than a Mac Plus could process keyboard input.

I love how they don't even bother with the pretense that you will need a functional ejector. I do see the irony in sharing a name with one of the most odious TV shows of all time.
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Old January 25, 2014, 11:53 PM   #67
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Old January 26, 2014, 11:40 AM   #68
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I suspect you would very much notice it if you needed to actually shoot it. Ouch!
I plan on only loading it with handloads. I'll have to do some testing but I have some Lee 130gr bullets that are normally very mild in my 642.

If I had to Lee makes a 105 grain bullet. Which may be around 110 with my alloy.

Getting them not to jump crimp will be a challenge I assume.
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Old January 26, 2014, 01:35 PM   #69
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http://www.gunsandammo.com/reviews/f...view-revolver/

G&A talks about the frame being curved to fit the contour of the body in your pocket or something like that.

They also go on about customizing the internal parts so you can have jeweled hammers and triggers and the like to show through your clear side plate.

From a gunsmithing or educational view this is a good idea. But from a usability standpoint it is ridiculous. The perfect gun for the couple who woke up one day deciding they wanted a firearm because its what everyone is doing.
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Old January 26, 2014, 02:28 PM   #70
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That thing is horrible to look at! The looks alone are enough to make me hate it. How did this thing make it into production?
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Old January 26, 2014, 02:49 PM   #71
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I’m sorry but I disagree. This thing is going to sell like hotcakes.
If Taurus can sell the Judge so well that S&W builds one people will stand in line for this thing.
Me? Not on a warm day in Indiana this winter even if they were giving them away.
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Old January 26, 2014, 03:05 PM   #72
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Yes, I can definately see a lot of ill informed counter jockeys recommending this as the perfect CC gun for the ladies since it is so small and light. They'll find out soon enough after shooting it how mislead they were.
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Old January 26, 2014, 04:34 PM   #73
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This chick shoots three cylinders of +P out of it.

She's doing less crying than some on this forum.

http://youtu.be/bxJzWCE5XJ4
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Old January 26, 2014, 05:23 PM   #74
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Tiffany might be able to persuade me into one
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Old January 26, 2014, 07:48 PM   #75
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This chick shoots three cylinders of +P out of it.She's doing less crying than some on this forum.
She is someone that is probably around guns a lot. The women (like my sister for example) that are not really gun people and just want a little something for personal protection will shoot this once and probably put it down. At 2/3 the weight of a 642 it has to be pretty snappy. You could tell she was doing some flinching and even mentioned it was pretty snappy.
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