TAURUS Model 82

PRICE: R 2,000.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1406

FEATURES:

MAKE Taurus
MODEL 82
CALIBER .38 Special
ACTION Double action / Single action
CAPACITY 6
CONDITION Excellent used condition

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

The Taurus Model 82 is a 6-shot, .38 Special, medium frame revolver manufactured by Taurus in Brazil from 1977 till 1998.
Also known sometimes as the Standard Model, it was a a copy of the famous Smith and Wesson Model 10.

In Brazil, the Model 82 was the standard issue police firearm for many years, but has been replaced by semi-automatic pistols in recent years.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 82 as standard issue firearm.

This particular revolver is a slightly older version of the Model 82 with serrations in the cylinder grooves, and an unusual 3″ barrel.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in excellent, used condition. It is mechanically sound and functional.
The finish is still perfect with no discernible marks, and the revolver seems virtually unused.
The original wooden grips are just very slightly scuffed.

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is suitable for home self defense.
Even though this revolver has a relatively small frame, it may be a little heavy for every-day carry, unless for a large-framed person.

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • IDPA – Revolver division
  • ICORE – Classic division
  • PIN SHOOTING – Stock gun & Stock revolver
  • STEEL CHALLENGE

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