Taurus question...

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by Smokin Guns, Dec 20, 2003.

  1. Anyone have any experience with a Taurus PT 101 AF...o'course in .40 cal...Not too worried about the caliber, just curious about the reliability, accuracy and longevity of said shooters...?...;)
  2. gpostal

    gpostal Former Guest

    Feb 20, 2003
    don't know about it sg

    but i can tell i will be happy when they make a gun of their own ,just something about copying everyone elses design just bothers me

    they do a good job doing it ,but it just doesn't sit right with me

  3. Thanks gp! I've never thought about the copying thing...Reckon yer right though...;) I'll PM ya and tell ya what I traded for it, and why...:)
  4. LDBennett

    LDBennett Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2003
    Hesperia, CA
    I had a Taurus PT99 and eventually gave it to my son. The only problem I ever had with it was the sight (adjustable). Kept falling off during shooting. It hapened twice. Taurus fixed it once then I fixed it forever.

    Most of you guy probably already know this but the Taurus "92" style guns are made on Beretta equipment in South America that was left behind by Beretta when they finished a military contract there. The guns are as nice as any Italian or USA made Beretta I have ever seen. only the surface finish on the Beretta models is perhaps different but not necessarily better. Taurus's are good guns.

  5. Thanks LDBennett!!!...and WELCOME TO THE FIREARMS FORUM...!!!...:cool:

    What did you do to permanently fix the adjustable sight?...
  6. LDBennett

    LDBennett Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2003
    Hesperia, CA
    Smookin' guns:

    I built up the area on the rear sight aperature with weldment where the mounting screw went through. I did this probably ten years ago and used the pistol myself without the sight ever falling off again.

  7. ...

    Reckon it could'a been worse...Ya could'a called me "Smoochin' guns"...:eek:

    Anyways ...Thanks LD!...;)
  8. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Smokey, do I hear y'all


    :D :D :D :D :D
  9. ...

    Heck Yea IPT!...Any a'these peoples that can out shoot me ...is worth an azz kissin'... ;) ...'course that ain't ever gunna happen...is it...:confused: ...;)
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