American Rifleman | NRA Gun of the Week: Taurus USA G3c T.O.R.O.
Taurus USA has adapted its G-Series pistol with the G3c Taurus Optic Ready Option or TORO to the growing market trend for optical micro red dot handguns. Daily transport with or without optics on board.
The G3c TORO comes with four different mounting plates and sets of screws to make the gun compatible with the popular small optics, including the Trijicon RMR, Vortex Venom and Burris FastFire. With optics attached, the gun’s native height and length combined with its narrow width make the G3c TORO an attractive option that ends up at an attractive price.
Taurus USA leverages the successful G3 series frame geometry in this latest G3c pistol to reduce recoil, providing users with a weapon that naturally points to allow smooth transitions into subsequent shots and instinctive control of the weapon promote.
With the shrunk frame, similarly scaled-down magazines are required, and this latest compact is fed from 10 or 12 round magazines. The pistol’s single-action design offers the operator a re-strike function. A 3.2 inch barrel is also included. The Taurus has a drift-adjustable visor, three magazines, a manual safety and an accessory rail at the front.
Check out our NRA Weapon of the Week video to see the Taurus G3c TORO in action.
Taurus USA G3c TORO technical data
Manufacturer: Taurus USA
action Art: single-acting, semi-automatic pistol fired by the striker
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
frame: black polymer
Slip: Steel, black tenifer finish
barrel: 3.2 “
Tourist Attractions: square notch, adjustable drift at the back, white point post at the front; Cut for the optics
magazine: Removable 10 and 12 round box
height: 5.1 “
width: 1.2 “
Weight: 22 ounces.
RRP: $ 408.77
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