Taurus SPECTRUM .380 Full Review

Taurus SPECTRUM .380 Full Review

Back out on the range again today with a popular and different defensive handgun offering from taurus. Their SPECTRUM .380 ACP double action pistol. Is it junk? LETS FIND OUT!

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10 Comments

  1. TheReindeer TheRabbitTheBat on August 20, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    I’ve thought about getting one of these for a while. Heard quite a bit of folks had issues with the light primer strikes though… πŸ™„ Makes me nervous.
    I personally love single stack micro 380’s. I’ve carried a Ruger LCP1 since about 2013 & it’s been great. I’ve tried switching carry guns occasionally but keep coming back to it. The thing is just TOO EASY to carry. No excuse to leave home without it. I carry a spare 10rd mag in my other pocket. So 16+1 ain’t too bad. It took me a while to get proficient with it but I’ve had that little sucker dialed in for years now. Very reliable. Trust my life to it. I’ve only had to pull it once, to prevent my son & I from being mugged by three jacked up meth heads one evening when leaving the park. Luckily that was all it took to deescalate the situation πŸ™ Thank God & Ruger!



  2. Bro Squatch on August 20, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    I’ve never had any issue with mine firing Hornady Critical Defense ammo. It’s expensive but perfect for personal defense.



  3. v vendetta on August 20, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    I’ve got a taurus spectrum. I polished the feed ramp because it was having trouble feeding the 1st round on a full magazine. Since then I’ve put 500 rounds through it with no issues so I trust it now for carry. Great little backup or pocket pistol.



  4. Guy Nall on August 20, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    Just bought one 2 days ago but can’t go to range till Wednesday will se how it does then.on mine when you put it back together if you pull back on the slide a bit the locks goes back to locked automatically



  5. Trigger Man 109 on August 20, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Just rack it. It pops back in place on its own



  6. Godzilla Simpson on August 20, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    Slick as a sex toyπŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚.



  7. Bryan Mueller on August 20, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    thanks, might buy one soon.



  8. stephen meaney on August 20, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    thank you. enjoyed the review. I may get a spectrum for pocket carry.



  9. Henry Garcia on August 20, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    I own 2 spectrums, no issues



  10. Dennis Lyles on August 20, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Polish the feed ramp and use good ammo. I carry one daily. And yes you can hit targets out 25 yards. That’s the max distance on most Police departments qualification course.