Gun Report

Taurus PT145 Model .45 ACP

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If you're on a budget, this gun is worth a look. A big plus is its 10+1 capacity.

Taurus PT145 Model .45 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Double

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The array of levers on the left side include the thumb safety (right), the slide release (middle), then the "slide disassembly latch." It is possible for the shooter's thumb to confuse the slide disassembly latch with the slide release, in our view.
The Taurus's molded grip was comfortable and effective.

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