NRA Gun of the Week: Taurus 709 S 9 mm Luger Pistol

posted on August 12, 2017

With an MSRP at just over $300, the Taurus 709 Slim 9 mm Luger pistol is as light on the wallet as it is svelte in the hand. Constructed of a reinforced polymer frame and a steel slide, the Slim weighs in at around 19 ozs. empty and measures just over an inch wide, making for an ideal carry pistol. Folks should keep in mind this striker-fired operates as a single-action, but has double-strike capability. The safety of the 709 Slim is enhanced by the Taurus Security System (TSS), which comes standard on Taurus' family of semi-automatic pistols. The Slim also features a loaded-chamber indicator.   


Taurus also continues to offer a free 1-year NRA membership with the purchase of any new firearm.

For more on the Taurus 709 Slim 9 mm, check out our NRA Gun of the Week video above, and also visit  

Model: 709 Slim (1-709031FS)
Manufacturer: Taurus Forjas S.A.
Importer: Taurus Int’l Mfg., Inc.
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: single-action, double-action, center-fire, semi-automatic pistol
Frame: black polymer
Slide: blued steel
Barrel: 3”
Magazine: seven-round capacity, detachable box
Sights: white, three dot; windage and elevation adjustable rear
Trigger: 4-lb., 11-oz. single-action pull; 7-lb., 2-oz. double-action pull
Weight: 19 ozs.
MSRP: $319

Additional reading:

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