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  1. Smithing
    I am new to handguns, revolvers, and Taurus... as of Sunday. I paid $355 for a used Model 66 .357 mag with a 6 inch barrel. I haven't actually received it yet, but I am trying to get some help so I know what to do when the gun arrives. It has a little discoloration on the barrel, and a...
  2. Taurus Product Problems
    I will add more specific info if nesscessary if i can (names etc), as i'm gonna do this off the cuff. I feel i need to let others know of my expierience with taurus usa with regard to my pt1911ar. I have owned my pt1911ar for several years now and was very happy with it. During that time i...
  3. Smithing
    There have been numerous threads on type of solvents and lubes, etc. But I'm looking for what type cleaning patches you use: cotton, flannel, synthetic and brand, homemade, etc. I've used a handful of different types, but wanted to reach out to the TA community and get feedback on what you...
  4. 24/7 Series
    Hey Folks! New to Firearms and just purchased my first handgun (24/7 G2 9mm - Full Size). I have read alot about cleaning before going to the range and removing all the factory grease, but what about the firing pin area? Does that need to be completely removed and cleaned or will just...
  5. The Firing Line
    Ive never owned a handgun until now, so ive never been responsible for cleaning or maintaining one. I could use a little help please. I found this Otis Cleaning Kit (link below) on ebay and it seems to be a pretty decent price. It says it is designed for a M9 Pistol. I dont see what makes it...
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