Like Quentin posted a while back, I have had experience with two Taurus handguns, the first a Model 85 38sp, and a PT 111 Millenium Pro. Both were flawless in their operation. The 38 was stolen in a home burglary (along with most every other gun I owned except a Nylon 66). The PT 111 I still own and, while I don't know how many rounds I have through it, I have full confidence in its operation.
I have no problems buying another Taurus, and until I get a bad one my opinion won't change.