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Old 02-28-2018, 12:07 PM
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Exclamation Heads up to Taurus owners ,,

If you own a Taurus pistol you better read this .

How Defective Guns Became the Only Product That Can’t Be Recalled - Bloomberg Businessweek
https://apple.news/Ai9EwGdYrQoGhImozHXzRwA
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If you own a Taurus pistol you better read this .

How Defective Guns Became the Only Product That Can’t Be Recalled - Bloomberg Businessweek
https://apple.news/Ai9EwGdYrQoGhImozHXzRwA
Bloomberg lies.

Guns can be and are recalled when found to be defective.
Don't get your gun news from a rabidly anti-gun site.

It's like asking you to talk about Trump
(Not that anyone would do that)

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“In about 10 seconds he showed us three different ways that gun could go off on its own,” Sonie says.
The truth is he made the gun go off.
Saying it "went off on it's own" is another lie.

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OK, the safety is on, so it shouldn’t fire,” he says, passing the gun to a Bloomberg reporter. “Now, pull the trigger.” With a click, the unloaded pistol fires. “That’s not supposed to happen,” Wheeles says, carefully putting away the gun.
You never pull a trigger unless you intend to fire.

It's just one more of a long line of political hit pieces from the usual suspects.
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Old 03-06-2018, 09:51 AM
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Yes guns “can” be recalled - voluntarily and by responsible manufacturers. But they are not subject to consumer protections laws like other products are which can be directed to have recalls.

Guns and ammo are excluded by law from the Consumer Product Saftey Act.
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A Glock can, and has, gone off when being put into a soft holster. Pushing the Glock into a non-Glock approved holster can activate the trigger and fire the gun. I have seen photos of a man who shot himself in the thigh with a 9MM this way.

Does the Taurus in question have one of the "flipper" safety triggers? The article said the kid jammed it into his waist band.

The only Tauruses I have are revolvers, a 1911, and a 22 rifle. They only go off when they are supposed to.
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Yes guns “can” be recalled - voluntarily and by responsible manufacturers. But they are not subject to consumer protections laws like other products are which can be directed to have recalls.

Guns and ammo are excluded by law from the Consumer Product Saftey Act.
And that is a good thing.
If they were subject to "consumer protection" laws the anti-gunners would sue manufacturers out of business when their product was even used lawfully. In self defense, for example.
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I own three Taurus revolvers. Two of them work fine. The .22 LR however has been nothing but trouble. I have sent it back to Taurus twice for repairs and they quickly fixed the problems. It has a lifetime warranty.
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