|PRICE:||R 1,500.00 Incl. VAT|
|ACTION||Double action / Single action|
|CONDITION||Very good used condition|
FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:
The Taurus Model 80 is a 6-shot, .38 Special, medium frame revolver manufactured by Taurus in Brazil from 1980 till 2001.
It was also known sometimes as the Standard Model, and was a a copy of the well known Smith and Wesson Model 10.
In Brazil, the Model 80 was the standard issue police firearm for many years, but has been replaced by semi-automatic pistols in recent years.
However, is still in use by private security firms and municipal guards.
Carabineros de Chile, the Chilean uniformed police also uses the Taurus 80 as standard issue firearm.
It was available in 3″ and 4″ barrel variants and originally only in a blued finish, although later (1993) nickel-plated and stainless steel variants were also offered.
This gun is in very good used condition. It is mechanically sound and functional.
The finish is still excellent and the gun seems virtually unused.
The original wooden grips are just very slightly scratched.
This firearm is suitable for home self defense, as well as every-day concealed carry.
This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:
- IDPA – Revolver division
- ICORE – Classic division
- STEEL CHALLENGE