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Taurus Gun Salem OR

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Stoutstuff
(503) 370-8900
2395 Salem-Dallas Hwy. NW
Salem, OR
 
Gwinners Shooting Supplies
(503) 623-2113
13330 Hwy 22
Dallas, OR
 
Force Ten / Cloud Mt Armory
(503) 554-5997
310 E 1st.
Newberg, OR
 
Kevins Gun Shop
541383274
23015 Bear Creek Rd
Bend, OR
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods #206
310536061
61545 S Hwy 97
Bend, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
Brookings Sports Unlimited
(541) 469-4012
P.O. Box 4460
Brookings, OR
 
Russcoguns
(541) 474-2357
1600 SE N Street
Grants Pass, OR
 
Bend Pawn & Trading Co Of Lapine
541536099
52504 Hwy 97
La Pine, OR
 
Wal-Mart #2243
541923597
300 Nw Oak Tree Ln
Redmond, OR
 

Taurus PT740 Slim

With the right ammunition, the potent PT 740 is most likely a gun that will be carried a lot but shot little unless you are shooting masochist.

I need to make a confession. After several blissful, totally reliable months of sharing my life with Taurus' successful PT 709 Slim pistol in 9mm, I have begun to see its more buxom cousin, the still svelte PT 740 in .40 S&W. This reluctant decision has involved sacrifices--such as the loss of one to two rounds depending on the magazine employed--but admirably the bigger-bored beauty kept her weight the same as the 9mm at only 19 ounces.

However, her temperament is more spirited than her older sister's, and she is a bit harder to handle. Nevertheless, looking ahead to winter in my part of the world, which means multiple layers of clothing that can give some hollowpoint rounds fits, I'm comforted by the larger, heavier bullets the 740 can deliver.

You have to look very closely to determine if you're holding the PT 709 or the 740. Both have similar dimensions and controls, and both have carbon or stainless steel slides with fully adjustable sights and polymer frames with enhanced grips....

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