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#6305677 - 05/20/16 04:54 PM Taurus 605
texasdude28 Offline
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Registered: 06/12/11
Posts: 2789
Loc: Clairette
I have a chance to purchase a new Taurus blued 605 for under $300. Can anyone with actual experience with this model tell me pros or cons to purchasing it? Thanks in advance.

#6305921 - 05/20/16 09:15 PM Re: Taurus 605 [Re: texasdude28]
patriot07 Online   content

Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 769
Loc: Royse City, TX
I have a Taurus model 85. It out-shoots my Colt, S&W, and Dan Wesson.

#6305940 - 05/20/16 09:32 PM Re: Taurus 605 [Re: texasdude28]
KC Offline
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Registered: 09/29/08
Posts: 16251
Loc: Hunt County
I had a 605 for a while. It worked just fine, as good as any other snubbie.
It is what it is...

#6306462 - 05/21/16 04:20 PM Re: Taurus 605 [Re: texasdude28]
Couzin Offline
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Registered: 12/31/07
Posts: 1002
Loc: Terrell, Texas
I have had two - a 605 and a 617. I had trouble at the range with short stroking the trigger and locking it up. Probably operator error but it happened enough that I sold them down the river. My SIL picked up a new 605 and first time at the range it broke something internal and locked up real tight. Some folks swear by em, some swear at em...

#6307754 - 05/22/16 10:29 PM Re: Taurus 605 [Re: texasdude28]
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anyone else?

#6308151 - 05/23/16 10:31 AM Re: Taurus 605 [Re: texasdude28]
JESmith Offline

Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 444
Loc: Allen, TX
Had one for a while. It did not like hi-power magnum loads like buffalo bore. Shot fine with most everything else. Try one before you buy it. That little gun has a LOT of recoil. Not comfortable to shoot.


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