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Taurus 1-738031FS 738 TCP 6+1 380ACP 2.84"

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Model: 1738031FS
 
Condition: Factory New
 
Bud's Item Number: 77957
 
UPC: 725327610670
 
MFG: Taurus USA

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Make way for the lightest Taurus ever created. The 10.2-ounce 738 TCP is not only the lightest semi-auto in the Taurus line, it is lighter than any of the small frame revolvers too. The 738 TCP offers 6+1 shots of .380 ACP, a durable polymer frame and low-profile fixed sights. This model only comes with 1 magazine and No Case.
 
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Bright Blue Finish
Type Not Valid
Action Not Valid
Caliber 22 Blank
Barrel Length Not Valid
Capacity 17 + 1
Safety Taurus Security System
Grips Zombie
Sights Adjustable Rear
Weight 10.2 oz
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Gray
Type Not Listed
Action Blowback Operation
Caliber 32 North American Arms
Barrel Length 4.1"
Capacity 5
Safety Striker, Trigger, Decocker
Grips Snakeskin
Sights Peep
Weight 10.2 oz
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Double Action Only
Caliber 380 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 2.84"
Capacity 6 + 1
Safety No Manual Safety
Grips Black
Sights Fixed
Weight 10.2 oz

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Reviewed By: Lawrence R on 07/28/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
First, props to Bud's for a very competitive price and fast and excellent service.
Took the gun to the range with Sellier and Bellot 92 grain FMJ for break-in, and Hornady Critical Defense for practice with the actual ammo I would be carrying. The Taurus worked perfectly from round 1, no jams, or failures to do anything for 150 rounds. I even mixed the S&B and Hornady loads in the same magazine - no problems. Accuracy was fine with many holes touching (at 5 and 7 yards) despite the very low profile sights that are almost invisible when focused on a small black target. A few drops of white-out should solve that nicely. It's no secret that Taurus has problems with the Millenium class pistols, and a mixed reputation for initial quality control and customer service in general, but this pistol is a winner. It is much more controllable than a Keltec P3AT or a Ruger LCP, equally accurate or better, the bolt stays open on the last round, there's a bolt hold open tab for cleaning and inspecting (a feature several competitors lack), and most important in a carry gun, it was utterly reliable with the FMJ and hollow point ammunition I tried. Conceals easily in a pocket - no reason to ever leave home without it. And last but not least, it is a very handsome pistol. .

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Reviewed By: JW W on 07/12/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Great service from Bud`s I had no idea what to expect out of a TCP 738 and was pleased with both the accuracy and the trigger is great for DAO trigger, plus it doesn`t bite me like my W------- .380 MR Bond must have had tough hands. I seriously doubt you can find a better micro .380.

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Reviewed By: Nolan G on 06/26/2015 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
I was unsure about this gun. I have owned other Taurus pistols before and they were just ok. This gun fits that bill for the most part. Great pocket concealment. The recoil is pretty snappy but manageable for the most part, the sights definitely need to be painted but seem to be accurate. I can only run about 100 rounds through it before my hands are shot though. The only downsides are the trigger: the trigger has a very long pull to break but it is smooth. If you try and stage this trigger you will inevitably shoot like crap. But if you do one consistent pull its a nice shooter. The only other real downside I have is the extraction pattern. IT'S ALL OVER THE PLACE. Brass fly in every direction without much rhyme or reason, including back over my head every once in a while. I have put around 3 or 400 rounds through mine and just now cleaned it. I might have had one FTE in that whole time. Don't expect to shoot distance with this gun but it definitely functions and conceals well. The gun has functioned flawlessly and I wouldn't have much of a problem throwing it on my person and carrying it.

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Reviewed By: MICHAEL A on 05/30/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Smooth fast transaction. Thanks Buds! Great pocket gun easy to carry..

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Reviewed By: Robert O on 05/16/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Worst part of the transaction was having to wait 5 days for my debit transaction to clear. When I want something I want it now. Once my money cleared after 5 business days it took 2 days to get to my FFL.

The TCP is pretty small and light, exactly what I was looking for. Internet forums tend to bash this gun and most don't seem to own one. I had a Taurus Millenium in the past and it worked flawlessly. For $199 I was willing to give it a shot.

I put about 125 rounds through it out of the box with not a single issue. The majority of ammo I used was PMC and also put Hydra Shocks through it. The HS has some kick.

It shot very accurately for what it is. Trigger reset is completely releasing the trigger.cThere is a click which I thought was the resettable about half way, but it was not a reset.

So far I am extremely happy.

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