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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.

Taurus 822 Handgun in Black

Taurus 822 Handgun in Black

Taurus Firearms

Taurus Firearms

MIAMI, FL – -( 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.

Taurus 822 Long Slide Handgun

Taurus 822 Long Slide Handgun

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.

Taurus 822 22lr Conversion Kit for 800 Series Handguns

Taurus 822 22lr Conversion Kit for 800 Series Handguns

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

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  • 6 User comments to “Taurus Offers Popular 800 Series Handgun in a New .22 LR Version”

    1. The Taurus website says nothing about the model 800 series conversion kit to fire .22 or even a 822 version. If there is such a thing as the kit, I would like to know where you can get it and I would immediately buy it for my 840

    2. Rich — look at their 2010 catalog (link is on their main web page). It describes the 822 and the .22lr conversion kit in detail. I haven’t been able to find it in a store yet, but I called the company and they said it would ship “soon.”

    3. I have an 845 and love it! There was no mention of price, either here or on Taurus’ website. Any idea on cost?

    4. Ralph on June 3, 2010 at 2:56 PM said:

      On several sites that I have looked at, including the Taurus “home” site, it lists the 822B as “dis-continued”!

    5. I called the Taurus customer service department about the conversion kit. I was told that the product would ship out sometime in the fourth quarter of this year.

    6. [...] are correct concerning the capacity difference. No, the mags will not interchange. Also check this: Taurus Offers Popular 800 Series Handgun in a New .22 LR Version __________________ Sometimes I wonder………and at other times……… I just do not [...]

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