NRA Gun of the Week: Taurus Spectrum Pistol

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posted on June 8, 2019
Designed and built in America, Taurus USA’s Spectrum pistol is a striker-fired, recoil-operated .380 ACP intended for every-day carry. Weighing in at 10-ozs. empty, the micro-sized Spectrum pistol boasts user-friendly ergonomics with melded treatments to its steel surfaces and Soft-Touch Overmold on locations meant to interface with its shooter. The striker system provides double-strike capability and the gun feeds from six- and seven-round detachable box magazines. To learn more about the Taurus Spectrum, watch this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman's Mark Keefe.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: Taurus Int’l Mfg., Inc.
Model: Spectrum
Chambering: .380 ACP
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: nylon; soft-touch overmolded rubber
Slide: Melonite-treated carbon steel
Barrel: 2.8”
Sights: fixed
Trigger: striker-fired, double-action-only; 8-lb., 7-oz. pull
Magazine: 6- and 7-round detachable box
Weight: 10 ozs. (empty)
MSRP: $289 (base)

Additional Reading:
Concealed Carry 101: The Beginner's Carry Rig Checklist
Both Ends of the Spectrum: Taurus Spectrum Pistol
NRA Gun of the Week: Taurus Judge Pistol
Video—ARTV: Taurus Manufacturing











 




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