Taurus Curve Review

When the Curve first came out, the two general reactions were either, “Wow, what a neat idea, conturing to the curve of a torso or waist”. Or, “Good Initiative, bad judgement”. Whatever camp your opinions fall in, we’ve taken an objective look at the Curve at TFB and will attempt to give as comprehensive review of the handgun as possible for our readers.

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Bangladesh Police with Taurus SMGs

It has come to light that the Bangladesh Police has been supplied with 2,500 9x19mm Taurus SMT9C submachine guns. Official deliveries apparently took place at the force’s headquarters in Dhaka in December, 2016, being followed by introductory courses to local instructors by personnel of the Brazilian manufacturer. The weapons are believed to be in service by now. Curiously enough, the featured TFB image above was posted in a local Bangladesh Facebook page as early as March 19, 2015 showing the guns in the hands of that country’s Special Security and Protection Battalion (SPBN), a comment saying they had been delivered “about couple of months ago”.

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The Taurus way to a 5.56x45mm rifle

As you may (or not) have seen among  the myriad of AR platforms in different calibers fighting for the attendees’ attention during this year’s SHOT Show,  Brazil’s Forjas Taurus is another entrant in this apparently crowded market segment with its T4 (or FAT 556, in some earlier fact sheets), an M4 clone fully manufactured in the company’s facilities now concentrated in the city of São Leopoldo, just 33 km away from the traditional premises in Porto Alegre, capital city of Rio Grande do Sul State. You may find it interesting to learn how it all happened.

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More on the Spectrum | SHOT 2017

Ever since the gun leaked onto the internet a few weeks ago, the Taurus Spectrum has been a topic of conversation in many online gun forums. People have speculated about the new pistols and weighed in on what they thought of Taurus in general. Now that the SHOT Show is here, I took some time to visit the Taurus booth and find out a little more about these new guns.

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MIAMI SPICE: The New Taurus SPECTRUM

No. Just no. Even if the new Taurus SPECTRUM pistols weren’t chambered in 9mm short, a white and chrome color scheme with plastic turquoise inserts has no place on my pistol. And I say that with all due respect to the designers and engineers at Taurus.

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Taurus CT40 Goes Full Auto Without Trigger Pull

Brazil is having another issue with a Taurus firearm. This time it is a Taurus CT40. The CT40 is a pistol caliber carbine. This video was posted by Forças Policiais do Brasil.

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Breaking: Smith and Wesson Eliminated From US Army's Modular Handgun System

In a Smith & Wesson SEC filing, it was revealed that the Department of the Army informed them their entry into the Modular Handgun Program would not pass to the next phase. The news is surprising given Smith & Wesson was favored as one of the three entries that would make it through the down selection process.

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10th Anniversary Taurus Judge

Andrew of GY6 vids got his hands on a 10th Anniversary Taurus Judge. It is a great looking revolver with the wood grip and laser engravings.

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BREAKING: Taurus Executives Charged with Knowingly Selling Arms to Yemeni Arms Traffickers

Brazil’s premier small arms manufacturer is in hot water: Two former executives of Forjas Taurus SA have been served with charges of arms trafficking by the Brazilian government. The executives, Eduardo Pezzuol and Leonardo Sperry, allegedly negotiated deals to ship 8,000 handguns to Fares Mohammed Hassan Mana’a, a Yemeni arms trafficker active in Africa. Reuters reports:

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Mec-Gar Taurus TCP Magazines Now Available

Are you a Taurus TCP 738 owner without a magazine? It was near impossible to find one until now thanks to slow imports from the Taurus factory. Mec-Gar stepped up to the plate with the addition of TCP 738 mags to their ever expanding lineup of stellar magazines priced at an affordable $19.95.

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Slow-Mo Awesomeness – Dual-Wielding Taurus Judge's

Sometimes I just need a break – a break from writing on the latest releases, bemoaning current superfluous trends, and reviewing firearms from across the spectrum. On second thought… I don’t, I love this job especially with the editors allowing the occasional use of snark.

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Taurus Carbines Seeing Use with Brazilian Police

The Brazilian Polícia Militar do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Military State Police) have adopted the semi-auto only CTT40C carbines, made by Taurus. Below is an embedded video of the PMERJ’s introduction to the new short barreled carbines:

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Why You Shouldn't Use .410 Shotshells for Defense

The Taurus Judge is not the first .410 caliber revolving shotgun-handgun hybrid, but it has been by far the most successful pistol of its kind. Despite being a heavy, bulky weapon that holds a mere 5 rounds, the Judge can be found in most well-stocked gun stores, and its suitability for personal protection has become a hotly debated topic on internet forums.

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Engraved Taurus Judge: Guilty…or not? (Pictures)

The Taurus Judge can easily be described with a single word: awesome. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of Taurus or a lover of revolvers, because when it comes to the Judge it’s one of those guns with a serious cool factor. Even those who are not exactly fans of the Taurus Judge have to admit they’d like to sling a few rounds down-range with one, given the opportunity.

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Raging Judge Magnum Vs. First Order StormTrooper

GY6 Vids shows off the Taurus Raging Judge Magnum. For those of you who have never seen or held a Raging Judge Magnum, they are so big it is almost comical. It almost feels like Hellboy’s Samaritan for those with small hands and small stature.

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