Taurus Pistols Operation

(PT58 S-D, PT92 C-D, PT92 AF-D, PT99 AF-D, PT908, PT100 AF-D, PT101 AF-D, PT911, PT938, PT940, PT945 and PT957)

1. To remove the magazine press the MAGAZINE RELEASE BUTTON, located near the TRIGGER GUARD, with your thumb.

2. Hold the MAGAZINE with one of your hands and with the other one insert the cartridges one at a time, pressing them down and to the rear. Insert the MAGAZINE into the pistol until it is held by the MAGAZINE CATCH.

3. Hold the pistol with one hand keeping your finger away from the TRIGGER. With the other hand pull the SLIDE to its limit and release it. You may depress the SLIDE CATCH, and the SLIDE will go forward under RECOIL SPRING pressure and will insert one cartridge in the chamber.

4. The pistol is now cocked and ready to fire by pulling the TRIGGER. After firing, the SLIDE will recoil from gas pressure and will eject the empty cartridge case and feed another cartridge into the chamber. The pistol will be ready to fire again. After the last round, the SLIDE will remain in the open position held by the SLIDE CATCH. In order to make it return to its rest position, press the SLIDE CATCH just above the LEFT GRIP.

5. If you want to stop shooting before firing the last cartridge of a magazine, decock the firearm immediately by moving the safety downward and push the safety lever in the up (on) position.

Taurus Pistols

WARNING: These Taurus pistols do not have a magazine disconnect (safety). They will fire the round in the chamber with the magazine removed.

OPERATION OF TAURUS PT111, PT111TI, PT132, PT138, PT14O, PT145 & PT145Ti

1. To remove the magazine press the MAGAZINE RELEASE BUTTON, located near the TRIGGER GUARD, with your thumb.

2. Hold the MAGAZINE with one of your hands and with the other one insert the cartridges one at a time, pressing them down and to the rear. Insert the MAGAZINE into the pistol until it is held by the MAGAZINE CATCH. For PT145 and PT145Ti models, use the magazine loader to insert the cartridges (see instructions).

3. Hold the pistol with one hand keeping your finger away from the TRIGGER. With the other hand pull the SLIDE to its limit and release it. You may depress the SLIDE CATCH, and the SLIDE will go forward under RECOIL SPRING pressure and will insert one cartridge in the chamber.

4. The pistol is now ready to fire by pulling the TRIGGER. After firing, the SLIDE will recoil from gas pressure and will eject the empty cartridge case and feed another cartridge into the chamber. The pistol will be ready to fire again. After the last round, the SLIDE will remain in the open position held by the SLIDE CATCH. In order to make it return to its rest position, press the SLIDE CATCH downward just above the LEFT GRIP. On the PT145 and PT145Ti, the slide will not close with an empty magazine in place. To return the slide to its rest position, release the empty magazine by pushing the magazine catch button with your thumb.

5. If you want to stop shooting before firing the last cartridge of a magazine, push the safety lever in the up (on) position.

WARNING: These Taurus pistols do not have a magazine disconnect (safety). They will fire the round in the chamber with the magazine removed.

Taurus Pistols

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