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Old 07-09-2012, 01:50 AM   #31
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Yeah, I know. Unfortunately it's hard to beat a reputation whether earned or not. However, I love my mag and the price I paid for it.
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:38 AM   #32
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Here's my baby for the OP to look at. Maybe it will help your decision. This is 21 years old. Don't hesitate, get the mag.

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Old 07-09-2012, 04:29 AM   #33
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Stoeger makes a pretty good pistol but I think I"d lean to the 357 if for no other reason the ability to use different ammo. Taurus has got a lot better over the last several years and I have seen some pretty nice ones the last couple years. I'm a HUGE fan of their PT1911.

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The Stoeger. Definitely the Stoeger...

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For your use, I'd say the .357 would be the more appropriate choice. But I would hunt down a used S&W or Ruger. IMHO, the savings on the Taurus just don't seem worth it. That, and they aren't really the bargain they used to be. Yes, I own a working Taurus 85 UL. Hindsight being 20-20, I would have been better served/happier spending a bit more or finding a used alternative.
FWIW, Stoegers are a very good product. I've come close to buying one several times. I will likely end up with one eventually.

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I have a Taurus 357 mag. Works fine.



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