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Taurus
Model PT-58
Taurus Pistol PT-58 .380 Auto Variant-1
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:6.75-in Height:No Data
Barrel:4-in Weight:30-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (90 grain bullet)91170
  • Recoil Factor (90 grain bullet)1.93 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity13 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor64%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1988 - 1996
Caliber:.380 Auto
Action:blowback operated semi-auto
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted decock lever
Magazine:12-round
Frame:blued steel
Grip:black rubber
Sights:fixed
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Manufacturer
Forjas Taurus SA
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Gun Value
MSRP:$429.00Used Est:$300.00
Last Update:11/28/2019
About the Gun

Fashioned after the Beretta Model 84 Cheetah, the PT-58 is a medium framed blowback operated semi-automatic with a double-stack magazine. The newer HC PLUS variant has a much higher capacity and shorter barrel.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .380 Automatic
Alias: 9mm Browning Short
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:90 grains
MV:1013 ft/sec ME:205 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

Designed by John Browning and introduced by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium, this cartridge has achieved world-wide acceptance and has even been adopted as the standard pistol cartridge by several governments. One reason for the round's success is that it is the largest practical cartridge that can be easily adapted to small automatic pocket pistols. Ballistics fall far short of even the 9mm Luger, but still prove adequate for most self-defense situations. The round has established quite a niche position in this role, often being chosen over more traditional small calibers such as the .25 and .32 Autos.

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