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I'm helping a friend look for a pistol for home defense and we are having trouble finding something for his rather large hands. The guy is over seven feet tall and his hands are huge. He really wants to try the 24/7 OSS, but can yall recomend anything else that Taurus carries that might fit a large hand?
 

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I find that for my "average size" hands that the PT-92 is as large as I can grip well. It's only a 9 mm, so it's not a problem. Maybe that frame size will work for him.
Then there's the revolver option. A large frame model like the 608 would do well. Being a revolver, it would be quite easy to have grips custom made for his hand.
I'm partial to the revolver, especially if he's a new, or infrequent shooter.
Besides, if he's over 7 ft tall, who's gonna mess with him, anyway. lol
 

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You would be surprised. Several times when we go places people want to start things because he is so tall. They get a sort of "David and Goliath" complex.

He is looking at revolvers, but he really wants an auto. He has experiance shooting so he would have no problem dealing with an auto. He just wants a companion to carry around. Being that big, everything is a compact.
 

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PT92 with after market grips, PT945 with slip-on grip, 24/7 with slip-on grip.... I'd give a PT92 a serious look.
 

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Like the suggestions so far. Split the difference would be a PT100 in .40 S&W.

The PT 1911 might be another choice and it comes in the .45ACP

There are special handgrips for large handed people put out by Hogue and Pachmayr. So it could be a case of buying what he wants and then just swapping out the regular grips with the newer larger ones. Some grips are rubber and others come in wood. SO there is a choice.

Custom grips can be pricey. Herrett's gun grips would work.
 

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How about buying a Legacy Puma .454 Casull carbine; then cut it down into mare's leg configuration as in Josh Randal's sidearm? Utilize the holster that is buckled onto the leg and waist; Ten rounds of big .454 slugs in the carbine mag and another 30 on the belt. A dude seven feet tall could use this equipment like one of us ordinary-sized guys would use a 4" .357 or a .45 auto!
 

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Qwiks draw said:
Like the suggestions so far. Split the difference would be a PT100 in .40 S&W.

The PT 1911 might be another choice and it comes in the .45ACP

There are special handgrips for large handed people put out by Hogue and Pachmayr. So it could be a case of buying what he wants and then just swapping out the regular grips with the newer larger ones. Some grips are rubber and others come in wood. SO there is a choice.

Custom grips can be pricey. Herrett's gun grips would work.

GADS!!! Not a 40cal..................... hehehe ;)
 

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another plus one for the 24/7, my hands are huge, (size 18 ring) i can pick up my 24/7 by the muzzle and back of slide w/ my thumb and middle finger. it works really well for very large hands, i have shot several other brands but still carry it, the millenium series does well within it's class but the 24/7 is better. of course my 500 raging bull fits real well to...... but not quite so easy to conceal.
 

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I doubt my friend would have trouble concealing anything short of an .88mm. He is going to purchase the 24/7.
 
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