I'm also an official Taurus fan. I have several Taurus pistols that I love very much: PT145, 24/7 and 24/7 C in 9mm & .45, 24/7 G2 in 9mm and .45. One of them, the PT145, is my EDC. Taurus customer service has improved remarkably and it is as good as Ruger CS from my experience. I do not own the PT800 series but I am sure they are excellent guns as well. I suggest you go to TaurusArmed.net forum to learn more about the PT840.