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Taurus Curve Gun You Wear .380 pocket gun

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#1 MightyP

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 04:03 PM

Just saw this and I find the concept interesting. Not many details yet, but I'd like to see one in person. And the looks are definitely... unique, but I'm a believer in function over form.  http://www.thegunyouwear.com

 

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#2 CalicoJack

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 04:32 PM

Ugly as sin.  Also, a thought provoking piece on same:

 

http://weaponsman.com/?p=19135

 

Can't anyone write an independent product review anymore?


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#3 AaronK

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:17 PM

Aaaand your point is...? Seems gimmicky and unnecessary. Ergonomics look awful. And God forbid you be left handed!
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#4 DeathwatchDoc

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:21 PM

And why wouldn't I carry my Walther PPS instead... Not really seeing the point of it... Plus I can't ever see myself betting my life on a Taurus (Personal experiences and opinions being what they are...).


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#5 Davis

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:30 PM

I've been seeing this horrendous thing pop up on the social media for the past couple days now. It is ugly as sin and a very poor attempt (IMHO) of trying to cram poor innovation and technology into something to fix a problem that cannot be fixed. The problem of course being that Taurus is not a market contender in the world of big boy gun companies of course. And if they think this will give them a leg up they are sorely mistaken. The only prop that I will give them is that for my entire life I have only known Taurus to be a company of complete mimicry, they imitate not innovate, so this is an attempt at innovation, it's just a failed one in my opinion. 


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#6 PSDRyan

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:30 PM

I'm not a believer in .380 or anything stamped Taurus :D


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#7 mangeface

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 09:26 PM

Gonna throw this in the Secondary section where it should be.

And I'm with most everyone else, not betting my life on a Taurus. If I want something that small and .380, going with the Glock 42.

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#8 Psybain

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 01:00 AM

This seems like the new r51 in terms of media hype to fail ratio. The lack of iron sights seems especially shortsighted from a legal perspective. If the laser battery dies, then good luck.

I'll pass on this engineering abortion.

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#9 AaronK

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Posted 22 November 2014 - 12:35 PM

I do find it interesting that it says made in USA on it. I didn't know they had a factory here.

#10 DStevenson

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Posted 22 November 2014 - 02:03 PM

I saw this on the Taurus facebook page and I replied...

 

 

"GO HOME TAURUS YOU'RE DRUNK"


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#11 CrazyD

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Posted 22 November 2014 - 02:15 PM

In the end, its still a Taurus......
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