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Is Taurus on the cutting edge or wacko?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by thorborg, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  2. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    I vote wacko
     
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The question is will it work? It is, after all, a Taurus!
     
  4. Fast Eddie

    Fast Eddie Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    I would own a Taurus revolver, maybe, but it would probably have to be not....bent.
     
  5. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Looks half baked.
     
  6. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    Lots of things get patented that aren't intended to be produced or that any other company could use. They probably did some r&d, came to an end because of things mentioned above and are just protecting it.
     
  7. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    They came up with this didn't they?
    http://www.taurususa.com/product-details.cfm?id=897&category=Revolver

    Just seems weird, like they're trying too hard and will maybe, someday, come up with the next "Best thing!"

    I'm not a Taurus fan boy or a basher, haven't had any experience with them because of all that is said about Taurus. Too many other handguns to play with.
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    It will just make "it" necessarily fatter and bigger. I'll take super slim over that shenanigans any day.
     
  9. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    Is Taurus on the cutting edge or wacko?

    Why can't they be both? A little from column A, a little from column B. Just keep doing the same thing over and over without trying anything new, and you'll stagnate and die. I like that they are willing to try different things.
     
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  10. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    I don't think it couldn't work. A little shifting of some mechanics and it should be feasible. Probably not for everyone but someone will buy it.
     
  11. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Can it shoot around corners?:D
     
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  12. Three Bars

    Three Bars Active Member

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    Not for me, seems to be a solution in search of a problem.

    My first thought is that it may affect my shooting mechanics.

    But I can appreciate the R&D department's quest for innovation.