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Taurus kept my 44 spl revolver for almost 6 months while they tried to find a barrel to replace the orginal one as it shot way high at every range and failed to fire due to light strikes on nearly 2/3's of shots attempted in DA. I got a replacement 44 Tracker today. I thought that was a pretty good gesture on Taurus' part. I took her out of the box and noted that the DA and SA timing were both a bit late-ish with slow DA locking the cylinder on two chambers only as the hammer tripped. The SA does not carry up on the same two chambers when cocked slowly and you can then rotate the cylinder into place with a hair of movement at which time the cylinder locks in with an audible "click". Pretty lame for a new revolver. Oh well, I figured it would work in normal firing, and it did...all except for the trigger which got stuck in the rear position in the middle of a DA string of 240 grain magtech 44 magnums. I had to flick it forward with my trigger finger to get it back forward. It ran fine for another 13 rounds after that. This gun is very accurate to say the least, but the crummy timing and the sticking trigger are a major dissapointment. ???

Anyone want to trade me something for a functional but slightly late-timed 44 tracker 4" in blue? It's got 16 rounds of 44 magnum and 30 rounds of 44 special down the pipe and is just as it came from the box.
 

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powerkicker: Send it back to them, and make them remedy the problem. Taurus will never raise their standard of quality control, unless we collectively hold them accountable for producing decent, functional revolvers.
 

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M85SS2 with a home bobbed hammer? Reliable and seems to like 158gr loads. I'm not sure I want to part with it but I just got a M650 I don't know if I want to keep a 38 special around. The whole idea of having to carry only 38 reloads if I'm also carrying a 357.

Now I realize you're kidding about the trade offer but if you are serious, maybe post down in Firearms Classifieds and see what you get for offers.

But in all seriousness, I'd PM or email Richard from Taurus here and explain what all has happened and see what he suggests.

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I'm truly concerned they'll keep it again for another 5 months. :'( Oh well, you guys have decided it for me. I will send it back because I want this gun to work right. It's such a great concept and no-one else will make it a reality for gun-owners. It sucks to get a cool gun that doesn't work right in exchange for another cool gun that didn't work right. This one is at least functional though. Does anyone even know what timing spec Taurus considers okay? I can just see the guy saying "Well, it times as you pull the trigger from SA full-cock and that is good enough for us".

It will go back next week and I'll keep you posted.
 

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Powerkicker,
I would like to know what happened about this if I may ask. I agree with them all(a little late) send it back. I have a tracker.44 Blue and love it, but this is what makes me cringe everytime I purchase a new Taurus. First of all it shoulda never took 6 months to fix your 1st problem!
 

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I haven't made the time to shoot more it or send it back yet. I'll probably get it out next week when I have an extra 50 dollars for shipping to Miami.
 

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powerkicker said:
I haven't made the time to shoot more it or send it back yet. I'll probably get it out next week when I have an extra 50 dollars for shipping to Miami.
Did you buy the gun from a regular Taurus dealer? When my PT145 broke at the dealer's range where I bought it, the dealer sent it back to Taurus without charge to me.
 
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