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Taurus 85B2FS M85 5RD 38SP +P 2"

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Model: 2-850021FS
 
Condition: Factory New
 
Bud's Item Number: 83885
 
UPC: 725327611257
 
MFG: Taurus USA

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Ultra-fast. Ultra-reliable. It's no wonder the 85s are our most popular family. Taurus packs them with a combination of customer-requested features and pair them with the .38 Special +P ammo making them powerful, easy to carry and lightning-quick to use.
 
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Flat Dark Earth
Type Rifle
Action Not Valid
Caliber 5.56x45mm NATO
Barrel Length 6.15"
Capacity 17 + 1
Safety Decocker Only
Grips Stippled
Sights White Dot
Weight 21 oz
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Black
Type Revolver
Action Single/Double
Caliber 38 Special
Barrel Length 2"
Capacity 5
Safety Taurus Security System
Grips Black
Sights Fixed
Weight 21 oz
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Rainbow
Type AK Pistol
Action Safe Action
Caliber .38 S
Barrel Length 3.5"
Capacity 16 + 1
Safety Passive Firing Pin
Grips Silver Sparkles
Sights Fiber Optic Front, Adjustable Rear
Weight 21 oz

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6 Reviews. Average Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
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Reviewed By: Donald N on 08/31/2015 Rating: 1 of 5 Stars! [1 of 5 Stars!]
I purchased this Taurus 85 because I enjoyed the one I already had for the past 5 years. I was a bit disappointed that the product I received was not even close to the quality of pistol that Taurus had previously made. I didn't mind the black matte finish...however the slip on boot grip is a soft rubber that feels kinda sticky and doesn't fit my hand very well. I went to shoptaurus.com and was going to buy the older model boot grip but I hesitated and decided to see if a screw came with the grip...it didn't and then the rep went on to tell me that the grip on this black matte style is "NOT TO BE REMOVED" as it will cause the gun to malfunction. That was a big disappointment!
Additionally...the cylinder chamber release is not smooth at all. The spring in the cylinder chamber is way too tight and almost always requires 2 hands to release and open the cylinder...and instead of a flat headed push plunger...Taurus replaced it with a round headed plunger which tends to cause the cylinder rod to hang up rather than a smooth release.
I was so disappointed with the cylinder release that I called Taurus and was going to ship it back for repairs...and the service rep was kind and polite and asked me to give it a little time to break in... After carefully examining and comparing this 85 to the one I already own...it was apparent to me that this isn't even close to the same quality of gun... In other words there's no need to send it back...it ain't broken...it''s just a poorly made weapon compared to the 85 they used to sell.


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Reviewed By: Brodie P on 07/15/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Picked one of these up whilst they had the cash price of $260- I was hoping to get another j-frame, but unfortunately money is very tight right now so I decided to give this one a try. While you hear all manner of things about Taurus guns online and word of mouth, I personally have not had any particular trouble with Taurus products, and this one is no different. It came in a plain Taurus box with the typical paperwork and lock keys. Inside the typical plastic bag was the revolver, only lightly oiled and just needing a quick wipe with a rag. While I have been spoiled by S&W revolvers over the years, I was still quite impressed with this little piece. The fit and finish are top notch, with no tooling marks or rough areas of any sort. Double action mode is fairly smooth, and single action is crisp, perhaps not quite on the same level as a S&W, but still quite good. Lockup is also surprisingly tight, though, again, not quite at the level of an S&W. Since this is a steel frame model, recoil was light when I took it the range. Put a box of FMJ through it with no problems of any sort. All in all, I am quite pleased with this piece, and while I initially had plans to sell this and upgrade to a S&W j frame, after handling and firing this piece, I see no reason to now. If you're thinking of getting a snub wheelgun, I would definitely pick one of these up while they are still at this price, because it is only bound to go up.
A couple things to note however- The picture that Bud's uses is out of date and not completely representative of what the pistol looks like. The one I received has the newer style grips that are a harder rubber and have a stylized bull/taurus logo on them. Secondly, while the information says that this is a blued piece, the finish is not your standard factory gloss blue. Instead, it appears to be some sort of phosphate based finish that is matte black. Just a couple things to keep in mind.

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Reviewed By: Mike S on 06/30/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
What a great price on a really nicely made revolver.

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Reviewed By: jim j on 04/15/2015 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
love the weight loaded or empty. grips are a little short for my hand.

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Reviewed By: Ken C on 01/29/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I got my Taurus model 85 a couple weeks ago and finally had a chance to try it out. I'm very happy with it. It is very well made. I am very accurate with it in single-action mode. I'll need some practice in double-action mode, although I wasn't too terrible.

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