Massive Taurus Safety Settlement

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Yard Dart, Jul 28, 2015.


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  1. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Massive Taurus Safety Settlement Could Include 100,000 Pistols - Bearing Arms - Handguns, recall, Taurus
     
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  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Hmmmm I wonder how you find out if you're included in the settlement.....

    Looks like the attorney's are the only ones to really make out on this though!

    $100 - $200 for your pistol, or send it to Taurus for repairs......
     
  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Not sure, but your local shops that sell Taurus should know how to make a claim.
     
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  4. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey

    Thanks YD, just passed this along to a couple family members that have "Da Bull" in their safes..;)
     
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  5. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    I'm pretty sure that all the models affected are listed in the article, at least some are.
     
  6. DKR

    DKR Raconteur of the first stripe

    The settlement agreement covers nine Taurus models, including the
    PT-111 Millennium;
    PT-132 Millennium;
    PT-138 Millennium;
    PT-140 Millennium;
    PT-145 Millennium;
    PT-745 Millennium; PT-609; PT-640 and
    PT-24/7, Taurus says.
     
  7. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    These are the first generation variations...not G2
     
  8. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Correct:
     
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  9. Zengunfighter

    Zengunfighter Monkey+++

    Friends don't let friends buy Taurus.
     
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  10. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey

    Respectfully disagree. I know several folks with Taurus pistols with no problems. While they are not my first choice, after firing many of them and performing several trigger jobs on Taurus revolvers for friends, relatives my opinion is that they are a quality product. Not the best, but a quality product at an affordable price. YMMV
     
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  11. Zengunfighter

    Zengunfighter Monkey+++

    I guess I like my friends better than you do. :D

    I've been dealing with them for a couple of decades and the older stuff (beretta days) is better. I had one of their J frame knock offs that I liked quite a bit. But then, I didn't put even a hundred rounds through it. . .
    Then there was the student shooting an 85 with the barrel unscrewing as I watched.
    And the 85 with the sheared off hammer pivot. No problem, lifetime warranty. We sent it in 8 years ago, Never did get that back...
    And the guy who called me for parts, when I got his story out, he'd carried it for a year without shooting (shame on him) and when he finally made it to the range, it wouldn't work. (Millienium)

    This settlement is just one more (very large) data point.

    Sure, plenty of them work fine. But with so many choices out there, why chance it?
     
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