To disengage: simply rotate the key one-quarter turn back. The expanded diagram makes it look incredibly simple, and field-stripping and cleaning the thing is ridiculously easy, but the mechanics of how it works still have me somewhat baffled. Photo: Jacki Billings Making up for the lack of a lightweight trigger, the Taurus uses the always intriguing tip-up barrel, reminiscent of the. The first 2 post's seem to totaly miss the point. I recall reading somewhere on the 'net that one person found that removing spring attachment to one mainspring part no. The gun has been firing almost flawlessly after doing that for a few weeks in both magazines. Sights are accurate and the first few I popped off were grouped just to the right of the center of the my blazing pink target.
So there you have it. Second the trigger guard has been radically redesigned to reduce snagging when it comes out of the pocket. I had to punch it out with a cleaning rod: The Aguila failure to extract was due to bulged cases that stuck in the chamber happens with that ammo once in a while on my other. Tip: To easily take off the slide, tip up the barrel, then lightly depress the trigger while moving the slide back then forward to lift off - it should be a silent, smooth process. This engages the Security System. Comfortable for my almost big hands.
Far as I can tell, there's no actual recoil spring to it, per se - it looks like it uses the spring tension against the back of the slide as a sort of recoil spring. There is also a magazine safety that prevents the weapon from firing with the magazine removed. My dad was of course referring to the pistols and rifles that the industry had laid to the wayside. That's about the only thing really holding me back from plunking down the money on one. However, the surprise was which ammo seemed more accurate.
I personally cannot, and choose to carry a smaller weapon. Interesting that hypers will beat them up, considering that most of these blowback action rimfire pistols tend to require fairly spicy loads just to cycle the action reliably. But like any cartridge the. By comparison, most subcompact handguns weigh twice that amount. It is better to hit your opponent with a 22 than to miss with a 357 or 45.
Note however that there is some keyholing similar to Fiocchi. Afterwards, I took some Simichrome and polished the ramp and slightly polished the bottom lip of the chamber. This is in light of the recently reported and documented notoriously poor turnaround time on repairs and bad customer service. It is a very simple and reliable design. I had two failures to fire using the bulk Federal Hollowpoint that comes in the 550 round box from Wal Mart. This is a common problem apparently, and generally as a result of dry firing. I have had the poly for over 6 months, and I love it.
Taurus should have made this 25 cent part out of nylon not plastic so they last longer. However, there are some things about this pistol that may require initial attention. So yeah, at least in theory, I could bring a box of. Thanks to North American Arms, Beretta, Kel-Tec, and companies such as Taurus, you can find some really enjoyable pocket pistols. I liked it and ordered one so I would have the only yellow gun in town. No firing pins there, reproduction or used, and haven't been for some time. While some folks maintain that Taurus will fix any of their pistols, even used ones, there is no way I am going to send it back to the mothership.
It is the customer's responsibility to follow all Federal, State, and Local Laws. I found that 15 yards was the maximum this gun and I could accomplish, if I wanted to hit paper — and even that was iffy at times. However, on the other hand, there are a number of high-end expensive stinkers manufactured nowadays as well. It was picky about ammo. It's kind of a no-no to shoot hyper velocity ammo, though.
We carry a handgun when we are not really expecting to get into a gunfight, but want to be prepared should a fight come upon us anyway. The old rosewood grips are fine with a pinkie rest on the magazine floor plate. If you look at the new vs old bottom plate, you'll see that the old style allows you to remove the extension to convert the mag to a flat plate simply use a toothpick to press in through the hole, slip off the extension, then use a screwdriver to unscrew the extension from the bottom flat plate- you cannot do that with the new magazines! I have several boxes of the Stingers and Velocitors, so I'm gonna keep some for carry purposes and shoot up the rest. I know some folks prefer a flatter, thinner gun for a rear-pocket carry, but most of those itty-bitty 0. By the way, the firing pin retention pin, which is knocked out from the bottom of the slide for removal, and tapped in from top of the slide for installation - with the firing pin held in - has dimensions of 2. No extractor claw either, due to the tip-up barrel design, so it just uses the force of the cartridge itself to push out the empty brass until it hits the ejector and that kicks it up and out. The weight was measured on my scale, with an empty magazine installed.