Taurus Introduces Its Popular 800 Series Pistol in a Compact Version
MIAMI, FL –-(AmmoLand.com)- For 2010 Taurus offers its popular 800 Series in a highly demanded compact version. Little brother of the 800 Series, this new pistol is built to perform and presents everything one could want in a 3.5-inch barrel semi-auto.
The 800 Series compact is sure to shake up the shooting world with the best in features, handling, speed and reliability.
Available in 9mm (12+1), .357 SIG (10+1) and .40 cal (10+1) with advanced “Strike Two” trigger capability for incredible reliability; the 800 Series compact exemplifies true top-end performance. Contoured ambidextrous thumb rests and finger indexing Taurus Memory Pads™ offer added purchase and safe firearms handling. Additional features include ambidextrous magazine release, external hammer and aggressive checkered grip.
Offered in blued or stainless slides the pistol’s barrel measures 3.5 inches, with an overall length of 6.70 inches and weighs 24.7 ounces. Standard safety features for the 800 Series Compact 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.
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.