Is the Taurus PT92 AFS a good gun?

Is the Taurus PT92 AFS a good gun?

BOTTOM LINE: The Taurus PT92 is a big gun. It’s characteristics are soft recoil, very good accuracy, and dependability. At combat distances (7-21 feet) it was nothing to tear the center out of a five inch target.

What is the Taurus PT92 AFS?

The Taurus PT92 is a double action/single action, double-stack-magazine fed, short recoil-operated, semi-automatic 9mm pistol manufactured by Taurus in the Beretta factory in São Paulo, Brazil.

When was the Taurus PT92 made?

Semi-Automatic Service Pistol [1984] In 1983, the Taurus “PT92” was introduced and eventually adopted as the standard-issue sidearm of the Brazilian Army (as the “M975”) and its national police force.

Will a Beretta 92 grip fit a Taurus PT99?

The Beretta 92 grips, however, are NOT interchangeable. ALTAMONT® Taurus PT92 grips will fit Taurus PT92, PT99, PT100, or PT101 DECOCKER models ONLY. Use your stock screws to install grips.

What is the Taurus PT92 made of?

The Taurus PT92 is chambered for 9×19 mm Parabellum ammunition. Frame and slide of this pistol are made either from carbon steel with blue finish or stainless steel with polished finish.

Is the Taurus PT92 AFS 9mm good for self-defense?

Taurus PT92 AFS semi-auto handgun in 9mm. (Photo: Michael Morning) In my early 20s, when my wife and I were just starting out and our desire for a gun for self-defense nearly outstripped our financial reach, there was really only one choice for me: the Taurus PT92 9mm, my dad’s favorite handgun.

How many rounds does a Taurus PT92 have?

Most Taurus firearms that I’ve come across had very ordinary magazines, but the 92’s are something special. The default double-stack mags for the PT92 used to be 15 rounds but have since been upgraded. Taurus now manufactures 17-round magazines for their gun and even has aftermarket 30-round magazines available.

Is the PT-92 AF a good handgun?

My earlier Taurus test of the .45 ACP 24/7 G2 introduced me to a promising new handgun with great handling but spotty reliability, and I confess that I came to this test with a bias: I really wanted the PT-92 AF to be good. It is. Weight: 34 oz. empty. RATINGS (out of five stars):

What is the PT92 Taurus’ integrated accessory rail?

Over the years, the PT92 series has seen its fair share of adaptions, updates, and revamps. One of the more recent ones was Taurus’ inclusion of an integrated accessory rail forward of the trigger guard which provides adequate space for attaching your favorite aftermarket accessories.