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Taurus
Model PT-92
Taurus Pistol PT-92 9 mm Variant-4
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.606-in
Length:8.5-in Height:5.543-in
Barrel:5-in Weight:34-oz
Variant 4 of 7
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (124 grain bullet)149420
  • Recoil Factor (124 grain bullet)4.41 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity18 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor88%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1999 - 2004
Caliber:9 mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted decock lever
Magazine:17-round
Frame:aluminum alloy
Grip:black rubber
Sights:3-dot fixed
Notes:duo-tone finish, stainless/blued
Manufacturer
Forjas Taurus SA
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Gun Value
MSRP:$655.00Used Est:$475.00
Last Update:1/14/2022
About the Gun

The Taurus PT-92 is a licensed reproduction of the Beretta 92 pistol, and comes in a variety of finishes with a variety of grip styles. Like the Beretta, the Taurus PT92 utilizes the open-slide design where the upper portion of the slide is cut away exposing much of the barrel itself. The PT-92 has undergone many revisions in design since it was originally produced in the mid-1980s. Noteable differences include a third safety position frame mounted decocker, a straight grip frontstrap and some models have a built-in accessory rail.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:124 grains
MV:1205 ft/sec ME:400 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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