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Taurus
Model PT-908
Taurus Pistol PT-908 9 mm Variant-2
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:7.25-in Height:No Data
Barrel:3.8-in Weight:30-oz
Variant 2 of 2
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (124 grain bullet)140988
  • Recoil Factor (124 grain bullet)4.52 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor71%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1993 - 1997
Caliber:9 mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted ambi decock/safety
Magazine:8-round
Frame:nickel plated alloy
Grip:black rubber
Sights:low profile
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Manufacturer
Forjas Taurus SA
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Gun Value
MSRP:$435.00Used Est:$300.00
Last Update:1/14/2022
About the Gun

Medium frame single-stack design, all metal construction, compact version of the PT-92 but with a more conventional enclosed slide.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:124 grains
MV:1137 ft/sec ME:356 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9 mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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