Well, I carried my 24/7 Pro .40S&W for months without a real good quantity shoot, yet today I did a 300 round run through. I must admit that I was thoroughly impressed with this pistol.
Anyway, went to the range today, fired 300 rounds with my son, he was firing an XD9.
I had absolutely zero failures in anyway. This gun performed flawlessly. I was firing Winchester Personal Protection 180gr jacketed hollow points from Wally World. I tested this gun at 7, 15 and 50 yards, and I will bet alot of people here will be breathless on what I report.
This gun fires at zero "Dead On" Center mass at both 7 and 15 yards. I had no problem shooting 1 1/2 inch groups at 7 and 15 yards consistently. We had a .22LR just to plink with and set a 50 yard target just to have some fun.
I decided to take the Taurus and shoot at the 50 yard target. This target was a 4" bullzeye purchased from Wally World changes from Black to Orange when struck. To my total surprise I shot 10 rounds in rapid succession and 9 hit the black! (At 50 yards).
Further, I decided to slow down take a nice aim (I never use the weaver stance) I let my elbows be free, unlocked, I get more precision from this). I shot a 3 inch group at 50 yards 7 times in a row! I could not believe this.
My neighbor shooting to my right got ready to leave (about a 60 year old man) and wanted to see the "XD9" that I had been shooting so well with. I informed him my son was shooting the XD9 and that I was shooting a Taurus 24/7 Pro .40 caliber. He picked up the gun and was amazed. We were talking a bit and he was a former Marine. I myself am a retired marine, scout sniper. He stated that he had never seen the accuracy from a pistol at 50 yards like I was getting. I let him know that I have an XD SC .40 that I carry as well, and that it did not have the accuracy that my Taurus did.
Bottom Line: Zero Failures. No Complaints, minimal recoil (expected from a .40), and superb accuracy! No feed failures, nothing, except the performance one would expect from a combat handgun. I have been shooting all of my life, and this is the most accurate handgun I have ever fired. I wish it was a bit smaller, I'd carry it everyday, but my current situation dictates that I have to carry my XD 40 during the hot months.
Anyone that is wary about purchasing this particular gun, buy one.... if you don't like it, I'll purchase it from you.... this is the finest, most accurate shooting pistol I have ever owned... My Sig 229R doesn't shoot this accurate.