Taurus Offers Popular 800 Series Handgun in a New .22 LR Version
Taurus also offers an 800 Series Conversion Kit that quickly and easily changes any 800 Series to fire the .22 LR round.
MIAMI, FL – -(AmmoLand.com)- Shooters looking for the ultimate .22 LR semi-auto pistol should look no further than the new Taurus 822.
This cool new update of the Taurus 800 Series offers record setting speed, industry leading reliability and handles these favorite calibers with ease.
A casual day of plinking or more serious target practice is close at hand with this feature-laden super gun.
The Taurus 822 offers 10+1 rounds of .22 LR and is available in blue or stainless slides. Advanced “Strike Two” trigger capability offers incredible reliability and contoured ambidextrous thumb rests and finger indexing Taurus Memory Pads™ provide added purchase and safe firearms handling. Additional features include ambidextrous magazine release, external hammer, aggressive checkered grip, adjustable sights and Picatinny rail.
The 822 with standard barrel measures 4.5 inches, with an overall length of 7.75 inches and weighs 21.3 ounces. The 822 with long slide barrel measures 6 inches, with an overall length of 9.25 inches and weighs 22.7 ounces. Standard safety features for the Taurus 822 include a visual loaded chamber indicator and the unique Taurus Security System® that allows users to securely lock the gun using an inconspicuous key-lock.
Taurus also offers an 800 Series Conversion Kit that quickly and easily changes any 800 Series to fire the .22 LR round. Simply change out the slide, insert the new 10+1 round magazine and the user will be able to fire this popular and affordable round. Perfect for target practice and plinking without busting the budget on ammo. Available in standard or long slide version.
Beginning as a small tool manufacturer in Porto Alegre, Brazil more than sixty years ago, Taurus has become a diversified, international company celebrating resounding success as one of the world’s leading small arms manufacturers. In 1941 the company produced its first revolver, and in 1984 changed the industry forever by offering customers an unqualified LIFETIME REPAIR POLICY™, posting record growth every year since. For additional information about Taurus and its complete line of products, visit www.taurususa.com.