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  1. Thread: My new 605

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    Why do I keep conjuring up the image of a fishing...

    Why do I keep conjuring up the image of a fishing lure being dragged behind a slowing moving row boat when I see posts like the above?
  2. Thread: My new 605

    by RandyP
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    Congrats - the 605 is a wonderful revolver. You...

    Congrats - the 605 is a wonderful revolver. You should have a lifetime of good shooting.
  3. Thread: 605 Ammo

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    "Like a 44 mag stopping a charging bear and a 25...

    "Like a 44 mag stopping a charging bear and a 25 auto just peeing him off."

    Actually..... not as often as you might think. And while there of course is a difference in potential energy across the...
  4. No idea if you've already gone this route - but I...

    No idea if you've already gone this route - but I had good results using the Taurus "Live Chat" feature at the bottom right of their website -

    https://www.taurususa.com/
  5. Thread: 605 Ammo

    by RandyP
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    For practice, unless you already reload? Whatever...

    For practice, unless you already reload? Whatever .38 Spl is on sale, wherever you can find it. For carry? Most folks 'recommend' carrying .38 +P rather than .357 Mag, but either is just fine. For...
  6. My transfer fee $$ full reimbursement check...

    My transfer fee $$ full reimbursement check arrived in about 35 days from when I e-mailed them a scan of the store receipt.
  7. Poll: Been reloading for about 12 years - I started...

    Been reloading for about 12 years - I started out late in life at 59- lol

    NO - I've never made the effort required to prove the vendors wrong over a few pennies worth of lead, copper or brass....
  8. MY 461 went the way of the recall program, so I...

    MY 461 went the way of the recall program, so I now proudly own a Taurus 605. It's a nice snubbie IMHO.

    Yes, a feeler gauge is used to check the clearance between the cylinder and the forcing...
  9. The FIRST thing I did after supplying Taurus with...

    The FIRST thing I did after supplying Taurus with my FFL of choice for my recall replacement was personally call said FFL and provide them ALL my contact info - name, e-mail, home phone, cell phone...
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    Had my new 605 (Rossi recall replacement gun) out...

    Had my new 605 (Rossi recall replacement gun) out to the range last week. As others have ably posted my snubbie came out of the box a terribly inaccurate thing, but the more boxes of ammo I feed it,...
  11. Thread: Loaded for bear

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    And for large bears with a handgun, don't forget...

    And for large bears with a handgun, don't forget to file down that front sight.
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    And IF it IS actually a 461 (like mine was) it...

    And IF it IS actually a 461 (like mine was) it may be covered under the notoriously slow process of their Safety Recall and replacement with a Taurus of specific serial number ranges.
    ...
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    I hope someday to win the lottery and have enough...

    I hope someday to win the lottery and have enough $$$ to buy enough ammo to actually wear out any firearm. Of course at that point I'd still have enough $$$ left to simply just buy a new one? lol
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    I had a problem seeing the 85 myself, but that's...

    I had a problem seeing the 85 myself, but that's cuz the pic is upside down. JUST KIDDING FOLKS!

    To the OP, EVERYONE was a newcomer to Taurus products the first time they had one. THANK YOU for...
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    Good to hear - sometimes the hardest sell to a...

    Good to hear - sometimes the hardest sell to a corporation is that a quality customer service department doesn't 'cost', it saves.
  16. I and a lot of other folks opt for .38 Special +P...

    I and a lot of other folks opt for .38 Special +P when carrying a snubbie .357. Mine is currently a Taurus 605, which I like quite a bit.
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    Congrats on the new matte 605. I'm really...

    Congrats on the new matte 605. I'm really enjoying mine too - it was a Taurus replacement from the Rossi recall of the 461.
  18. Is there stock on the 856 model? Perhaps they'll...

    Is there stock on the 856 model? Perhaps they'll switch to one for you and you can then get some closure on the experience?
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    To the OP, there is NO ONE in the shooting sports...

    To the OP, there is NO ONE in the shooting sports who didn't start out as a first-timer. In the 60+ years I've had some sort of gun at my disposal I still learn new things all the time using the...
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    In the not that distant past, Taurus 'earned' a...

    In the not that distant past, Taurus 'earned' a bad reputation as a company with spotty customer/warranty service. IMHO that has changed mostly entirely and they are working diligently to turn past...
  21. Thread: 605 help

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    FWIW, here is a parts diagram that might help? ...

    FWIW, here is a parts diagram that might help?

    https://www.gunpartscorp.com/gun-manufacturer/taurus/revolvers-tau/605

    I noticed there is a bolt spring part #21? Perhaps it popped off the...
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    Personally I would check that serial number...

    Personally I would check that serial number myself on the Rossi website before buying. I have trust issues - lol

    It's a good price but I'm leery of continuing to own and use anything that is under...
  23. I'm happy to report that yesterday I received a...

    I'm happy to report that yesterday I received a check in the mail from Rossi to reimburse all the monies my local FFL charged to transfer my replacement Taurus 605 to me. With that I think my Rossi...
  24. Well, NOT repaired but yes, mine was replaced...

    Well, NOT repaired but yes, mine was replaced with a Taurus 605, matte black. My 461 was received in Miami on 4/2/2019, my FFL had the replacement in house on 8/26/2019.
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    SWEET! - I've had my new 605 replacement snubbie...

    SWEET! - I've had my new 605 replacement snubbie to the range a couple times now and find it to be a VERY nice shooter and surprisingly comfortable with the factory grips. Mine is the matte black,...
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