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Gun Reviews By Women – Taurus 709 Slimline – Marsha

Taurus 709 Slimline Gun Review

By Marsha


Taurus 709 Slimline Specifications

Gun Manufacturer: Taurus

Model: 709 slimline

Caliber: 9mm

Barrel Length: 3in

Ammunition Capacity: 7

Price: $220


Taurus 709 Slimline Usage and Features

Primary Use      

Concealed Carry

Are You Right or Left Handed? 


What features does this gun have that appealed to you?             

I’m a petite woman and the compact size for the caliber and small grip were what initially caught my attention

Tell us about shooting this gun.

My gun is really fun to shoot I was surprised by the amount of recoil it packs this is due to a lightweight polymer frame

How does it fit your hand, how do you like the sights, how difficult is it to rack the slide, how would you describe the trigger pull, and how would you describe the recoil?             

I have a very small hand and this gun fits great (fit is a big issue for me since I have hands the size of an 8 yr old) sights are easy to read for a beginner,  racking my gun is very easy I was shown to do a push pull rack and this helps a lot! This gun has a longer trigger pull that takes some getting used to, I was surprised at the recoil I’ve shot full sized 9mm before with less recoil I didn’t know that the smaller gun would have more kick but over all I love my gun it fits me!

How reliable is it?           

I carry it everyday

Any problems with any type of ammunition?    

I’ve not ran into an ammo problem

Was it easy to take down and clean? Please share.         

Easy to clean

Would you recommend this gun?            


For someone considering this gun, what would you tell them? 

Do your research! If possible go to a range that rents guns and shoot any and all that you like then make your choice

Anything else you would like to share about the gun?   

Very nice compact size great little gun


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