Rifleman Review: Taurus Spectrum

Rifleman Review: Taurus Spectrum

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of Rifleman Review to learn more about the Taurus Spectrum sub-compact semi-automatic handgun chambered in .380 ACP.

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  1. Rick on March 19, 2023 at 2:53 am

    I have two Spectrums, both with over 3,800 rounds and still running smooth. Once I received Galloway Precision’s captured guide rods, it eliminated my only complaint with the Spectrum. I’ve got 500 rounds with them. One of the two is my preferred EDC every day. Fun to shoot and very accurate under 10 yards.

  2. Reese Ross on March 19, 2023 at 2:56 am

    They are nice looking to me they sound nice when fired i fired one nice recoil feels good in hand just wish people stop down grading the firearm if it penetrates then you figure out the rest guaranteed 9 10 or 11 inches enough to kill

  3. Diego Salazar on March 19, 2023 at 2:56 am

    My sister got this and we probably shot around 15 rounds and now the magazine slides off and doesn’t lock

  4. M W on March 19, 2023 at 2:58 am

    My Spectrum weighs 11.7 ounces with the empty 6 rounds magazine inserted. How come?

  5. Johnnie Hall on March 19, 2023 at 3:03 am

    I have a Spectrum and a LCP…I prefer the Spectrum due to the full double action trigger and last round hold open. Both are great ccw options 😉👍

  6. Mitchell Cohen on March 19, 2023 at 3:04 am

    Talk about field stripping and the spring so hard to reassemble

  7. Mike Thomas on March 19, 2023 at 3:06 am

    Good basic spec review but needs more on reliability and firing.

  8. Harry Marquez on March 19, 2023 at 3:07 am

    Horrible pistol! Not a fan of Taurus , I’d rather carry a hi point

  9. Keith Hendrickson on March 19, 2023 at 3:08 am

    Great little gun for the most part, love mine. About 1,000 rounds in and a few issues I’ve found:

    – Not all ammo runs smoothly. You need to experiment with different brands. It seems steel case has the most problems.

    – With a 8.5 lb double action trigger, rapid accurate fire is pretty difficult. The trigger reset is almost all the way forward.

    – I had a few jams when the magazine springs were new, but just on the first round of a full magazine. You have to break them in.

    – About 2% of the time I also have light primer strikes, no particular ammo associated. Being double action, it pretty much always fires on the second try.

  10. Jubberdunkus on March 19, 2023 at 3:13 am

    They seem to be the kind of gun that every few batches has a stinker.

  11. Robert Hedrick on March 19, 2023 at 3:15 am

    Getting mine tomorrow! Yeah baby, Sportsman’s Warehouse.

  12. Brian L on March 19, 2023 at 3:17 am

    Don’t do it.
    Shoots 2 out of 6 rounds. Sent back to Taurus twice and still has jams !

  13. Kerry David Sadler on March 19, 2023 at 3:20 am

    Planing on getting one when things calm down. Taurus makes great guns. Cheap and dependable.

  14. Michael Miller on March 19, 2023 at 3:21 am

    Nice little gun bought 1 for my wife about 2 years ago and I just got me one to Carry I. My pocket when jogging or walking. Small light and effective

  15. Charles Monroe on March 19, 2023 at 3:22 am

    I put the Viridian red dot laser on mine.

  16. F T on March 19, 2023 at 3:34 am

    All that talk who cares about color combination price price price

  17. S. Thompson on March 19, 2023 at 3:35 am

    How in the world do you order this thing in the cool custom colors ?????

  18. Tacocin on March 19, 2023 at 3:37 am

    Seems like a budget version of the Ruger LCP.

  19. Ark_Medic 0895 on March 19, 2023 at 3:39 am

    Carry mine on the ambulance

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