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#5867651 - 08/07/15 08:50 AM Taurus Tracker .357
pedrov23 Offline

Registered: 11/14/13
Posts: 88
Gentlemen, looking for opinions on this revolver. It looks very good for the price: $560. It will do double duty, used for hunting and home defense. I really like the fact that it holds seven rounds. Opinions?

#5867692 - 08/07/15 09:17 AM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8339
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I was looking at the .22 WMR Tracker, and after a bunch of research I determined that the Taurus revolvers (all calibers) weren't there quality-wise. Seemed they had lots of problems, and that customer service was frequently lacking. Personally, I would go with the S&W 686 for ~$100-150 more, or perhaps look into the Ruger revolvers.

#5867705 - 08/07/15 09:29 AM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 2558
Loc: Dallas, TX
I have a Titanium Tracker in .45 Colt, and it's been great. That said, I've heard the titanium guns have better QC than most of their products.
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#5868465 - 08/07/15 06:22 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
jorge Offline
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Registered: 02/01/11
Posts: 4182
Loc: Lake Jackson, TX
The 7 rds is nice, but ive had nothing but bad luck with taurus. However, the ruger blackhawk has been a fine pistol, wish i never go rid of it.
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#5868481 - 08/07/15 06:30 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 2066
Loc: Royse City, TX
Taurus makes great revolvers, especially the tracker series. I've got a model 85 (snub 38) and my buddy has a tracker in 22, and they're both great guns.

#5868701 - 08/07/15 09:00 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
Buckeyesgt Offline

Registered: 07/11/11
Posts: 947
Loc: Fort Worth
I've had a few Taurus pistols. Never had a problem with them but I never liked the triggers. I like my Rugers. Have a couple in .327 both 7 rounds. And a .357 GP100.
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#5870078 - 08/09/15 02:21 AM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
Driller Offline
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Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 11339
Loc: Grand Saline
I owned one briefly. I had problems with the cylinder staying locked in place. I would get a smith or ruger. Much better built for the price.

#5870499 - 08/09/15 12:48 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
okstatefan Offline

Registered: 01/26/13
Posts: 965
Loc: Forney, TX
For about the same price - GP100

#5872490 - 08/10/15 06:28 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 2598
Loc: Fort Worth
Great pistola. I have had a couple and never an issue
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#5877716 - 08/13/15 08:32 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
Bbcat78 Offline

Registered: 01/15/12
Posts: 768
Loc: Ft. Worth Tx
I have trackers in both 22lr/22mag and in 17 hmr. They all have performed flawless through 1000 rounds each. Great guns

#5878113 - 08/14/15 07:25 AM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 10/20/08
Posts: 2157
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
I had a tracker in the past and it was a great firearm.

#5879798 - 08/15/15 11:36 AM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: okstatefan]
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Registered: 11/07/11
Posts: 1373
Loc: Collin County, TX
Originally Posted By: okstatefan
For about the same price - GP100

Have no experience with Taurus revolvers, however, like okstatefan says, GP100 for about the same price. IMO, Ruger is the king of revolvers. You won't find a better one.
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#5884789 - 08/18/15 05:18 PM Re: Taurus Tracker .357 [Re: pedrov23]
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Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 374
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I've had the Tracker in 357, WMR and HMR. Never had a single problem with any of them. The HMR did require a regular cleaning.


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