Any way my brother has never been a gun guy like me. A unique feature of the Taurus 85 Revolver is the hammer spur is removable which would allow pocket carry without the fear of snagging. Firing approximately 100 rounds, we did not experience a single malfunction. I decided to take the new gun, though I will miss the 85. Copyright law, as well as other applicable federal and state laws, the content on this website may not be reproduced, distributed, displayed, transmitted, cached, or otherwise used, without the prior, express, and written permission of Athlon Outdoors. Known for its easily managed recoil impulse, the.
The Colt Cobra is more than twice the price of the Taurus 856. Free Shipping programs available for stocking storefront dealers. These are just a few of my personal experiences. We insure all our shipments. Sig is normally known for making fine guns but they have involved themselves in the ammo business.
Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough. We want to help you grow your business, keep your display cases stocked and provide you with the products your customers want. While it shares the same general drawbacks of any small revolver when it comes to recoil, noise, etc it might be worth taking a look at. I choose to arm myself with a revolver primarily because of reliability. Since it is a lightweight gun meant for self-defense, light bullets should be used for most testing.
The loads shot well in the Taurus 85 Revolver and the 90-grain Hornady had virtually no recoil. At the same time, a pawl attached to the trigger pushes on a ratchet on the rear of the cylinder, rotating it to position the next chamber behind the barrel. I am sure the author can out shoot me and has forgotten more about firearms than I will ever know. Thinking about a new gun, why do you say Taurus is Junk? That gun had issues and the customer service experience was unique — they fixed one problem but broke the sights. The only issue I have w it is the low capacity.
Many, if not most, handgun hunters would not willingly choose to use night sights on a hunting handgun as they tend to be less precise than other sighting options. Final Thoughts Snappy but manageable, the View produced well-centered groups measuring roughly 3 inches. You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our , , , and awareness of the. The double-action-only 856 Concealed Hammer, like the rest of its line, features an ergonomic rubber grip to help manage felt recoil in the lightweight 15. With the renewed interest in the compact revolver, companies have expanded their wheelgun offerings in recent years. Pushing in the ejector rod then forces out a star-shaped extractor that extracts all the cartridge cases simultaneously.
Just twist the hammer spur and it comes off then twist it back on for shooting. Snake The new Taurus 856 is a direct competitor to the new Cobra. With such a gun, practice is important and a cast bullet weighing around 125 grains would be ideal. The short ejector rod ejected spent cases only partially from the cylinder; to remove them completely it was necessary to employ finger power. We broke up and I forgot all about it until a few years later. To unlock it, simply insert the key and rotate counter-clockwise.
Of course it has to be 100% reliable or it is just a paperweight. The one feature of the Taurus 85 Revolver that stands out is the removable hammer spur. My experience with Taurus warranty is they put obstacles in your way and hope you just go away. And do you see that little thing sticking out under the barrel? The 617 is now my daily carry, the 605 my nightstand weapon, and the 627 my woods gun. We do not trade over the Internet. For example, I purchased the new Taurus Spectrum a couple of weeks ago for testing. I'm on here now to buy a second one, but its sold out so I'm going to try the twin brother, not Ultra light but looks the same and is the same price just a few oz heavier.
In the 1960s pressure was increased again to 18,500 psi, creating the 38 Special +P load, with increased velocity and energy. Palmetto State Armory was created by people with a passion for firearms, tactical gear, and the great outdoors. The barrel—which has a rifled, stainless steel liner—measures a mere 1. As it moves backward, the hammer compresses the mainspring in the grip frame. If you mold your own then you can size them to. While every effort is made to include accurate and correct images, descriptions and pricing for all products, inadvertent errors may occur.
That would be an ideal load for the recoil shy person. I do some shooting with the Taurus M85 revolver, go over it's features, and discuss what I think of it overall. Please contact the manufacturer directly for any warranty issues. The + P ammo is ok to use though they advise against using it a lot as it will accelerate wear. Such a practice is heavily regulated and subject to applicable laws. The array of ammo available today provides a you to tailor your ammo to your particular circumstances.
Even with standard pressure loads the. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time. Night sights on a self-defense handgun can be useful for a lot of people. The terms double action and single action refer to the specific mechanical processes that allow a gun to fire. They advise against handloads, which is a standard procedure for most gun manufacturers. A tauris model 85 poly in. The Seller is required to give the Buyer a minimum of three days to inspect any firearm sold through GunAuction.