- In 1977 present ownership bought 54% of Taurus outright from Bangor Punta. At once a quest to improve overall quality of Taurus product was initiated. One of the new owners' first goals was to improve the overall quality of Taurus products, while -maintaining reasonable prices. The new owners also undertook a vigorous expansion program.
- At the Dallas, Texas S.H.O.T. Show in 1984, Taurus made an announcement that was to have a tremendous impact on the entire industry. Taurus became the first company to offer its customers an unqualified LIFETIME REPAIR POLICY. This one piece of marketing changed the course of the company in this market. Only recently has this policy been matched. It has never been exceeded.
Taurus USA History
American Handgunner, May, 2002 by Charles Cutshaw
This FAQ was the product of the group effort of all the moderators of Taurus Armed.