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Hey-o Everyone!

I'm new to posting here, but have been "lurking" for about 4 months now.

I have a favor to ask you fine-folks.
I want to get a full size semi-auto pistol in 45 for the range and home protection. After looking at all my options I decided that I'd like to get a PT24/7.
Now I'm stuck between getting a NIB G2 or a stainless OSS, both are roughly $450-$500 USD.
I don't know enough about the true differences between the two to make a solid choice and would like your advise on the matter.

I'm also looking into getting a pair of PT92's and a PT709 9mm in a few months, if you have any advise on those as well, I'd love to hear from you!

Thanks for your help in advance everyone!
 

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I'd go with the OSS. They are both fantastic but the OSS is discontinued I'd get one while you can.
 
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Definitely the OSS is the better Pistol and I'm very very biased about it!


Taurus 24/7 OSS DS .45 w/Hogue Slip On Grip

A Pair of PT92's? Congratulations!!! :) See our PT92 section for posts on those. My PT92 has been absolutely stellar in it's performance since I bought it new, in July of 1992! :)
 

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IMHO the 24/7 OSS is one of the finer guns that Taurus has ever made from what I have seen in print here and in the media.

It seems to have target grade abilities.

The new 24/7G2 has good qualities but is just a hair behind in the accuracy department.

For a house gun or fun gun either will fill the bill.

For a defense carry piece the G2 model, compact or otherwise, would get the nod.

I have their kin, the PT111 Mil Pro, which is for carry as a primary or otherwise.
 

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My 24/7 OSS in 45 was my favorite gun til I picked up a PT1911. I still love my OSS and will never part with it. As mentioned, it is a discontinued model and one of the finest pistols Taurus has built. When you see one for sale, they don't last long on the open market. For quality in a Taurus gun, you can't beat the OSS. No question about it. Get the OSS and it you still want the G2, put it on your wish list, along with the other guns. I have a 709 that I carry and would suggest looking at it for a carry gun, IMO.
 

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IMHO the first gen 24/7 had some of the best ergonomics of any pistol I have shot. Never dealt with a G2 but my OSS was an exceptional pistol without a single issue
 
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There you go. It's the OSS hands down. Welcome to TA from Minnesota
 

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92's are and have been a bread and butter gun for many decades. I've got a compact version but from reading police and tactical journals over the past 4 or 5 decades it has become apparent that the full size versions are fine examples of a pistol.

My 709 is my mine carry gun right now and has been on and off since I first got it. 200 rounds were used to break it in and right now mine has Corbon +P 115gr. JHPs in it. A spare magazine goes with it for CCW carry.
 

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Have not shot either one, held a 24/7 OSS in .45acp Desert Tan, it felt good, probably should have got it. It was new in the box and tagged $419. Probably could have got it for $400 out the door. I shot the 24/7 Pro C DS in .40 S&W, I did not care for the trigger pull.

If you can get your hands on them see which one feels best in your hands. Or get both! :icon_ lala:
 

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greeting from Kansas.jpg I realllllly, like my PT99 and 709.
 

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That's a good-looking piece of hardware MilproGuy. I think I've made up my mind!
It seems clear that the OSS should be the way to go!
The OP declared Winner is the OSS and we look forward to a Range Report later on! :cool:
 

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You can't beat the OSS. I have the .45 acp model and wish I could find another new one at the price I paid ($327) a little over a year ago. You can't find used ones for that now.. or even find one period! They are fine pistols and it seems no one is selling any used ones, that I can find anyway.

If you can find one, latch on to it.
 

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That's a good-looking piece of hardware MilproGuy. I think I've made up my mind!
It seems clear that the OSS should be the way to go!
I have owned both the OSS in .45 and the new 24/7 G2 in .45, and the OSS definitely edges out the G2, for my own personal tastes.

Both are excellent pistols, however.

Taurus 24-7 G2 .45 ACP (5).JPG 24-7 OSS DS  (11).JPG
 

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I have some sad news. I drove about an hour to get to the gun-shop where the OSS was.
The store owner had mislabeled it... it wasn't a 45apc, it was the 9mm variant.
I stood there in the store and thought about buying it few a while, but i decided against it.
I'm looking for a 45 right now (i already had a few 9mm's and don't really "need" another).

The store owner did take my name however and said he'd give me $25 off my next purchase as an apology, and that he'd be getting some new Taurus guns on his shelves in about 2 weeks.

Hopefully he gets something in 45 this time.
 

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I have some sad news. I drove about an hour to get to the gun-shop where the OSS was.
The store owner had mislabeled it... it wasn't a 45apc, it was the 9mm variant.
I stood there in the store and thought about buying it few a while, but i decided against it.
I'm looking for a 45 right now (i already had a few 9mm's and don't really "need" another).

The store owner did take my name however and said he'd give me $25 off my next purchase as an apology, and that he'd be getting some new Taurus guns on his shelves in about 2 weeks.

Hopefully he gets something in 45 this time.
Bummer, but being a .45 snob (not saying you are, but I definitely am! :D :D ) I can completely understand!

I'd still look at the 24/7 G2 but I'd also suggest the Sig P250 in .45 acp. It's the Mr Potato Sig, just like my potatohead you can change if from full size to compact to sub compact and also change the calibers. I personally think its a pretty cool firearm.
 

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It's not that I'm a 45 snob. But i was looking for a 45 to complement the handguns i already have.

In handguns i currently i have...
Ruger M.II - 22LR - target model in SS
Ruger "single-six" - 22LP - stainless / wood grips
Ruger Super Blackhawk - 44magnum - 7.5 in. barrel in blued steel
S&W model 14 - 38spl - 8&3/8 in. barrel in blued steel
KelTec PF9 - 9mm - black/grey
S&W DV9 - 9mm - SS (but it's beat-to hell)

I'd like to have a full-sized 45 with more capacity than a 1911, that's all really.

Ideally, I'd like to trade my keltec pf9 and my S&W9mm for some in-store credit on a PT709 and a PT92
 
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