I just bought a used Taurus Titanium in 45 Colt today and I don't know what model it is. There is no model # on the gun. I have looked at pictures of Taurus revolvers on Gun Broker and it looks like a model 85 except for the grips. It also looks like a model 450, even the grips. The one difference I did notice from the 450 is that the 450 had an SL prefix before the serial # and mine has an SH. No big deal anyway but I would like to know the model. Does anyone know how I can positively identify this gun and maybe have any experience with the Taurus Titanium?
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May 7, 2009, 10:41 PM
Call 'em. It has a serial number, right?
If the answer is "no," you have bigger problems than a model number, friend.
May 8, 2009, 12:04 AM
I have a Taurus model 450Ti serial number SH755xxx. 2" barrel. Ported. Ribber Grip. Fixed sights. I don't think there were any options on those features. I love that revolver (and the frame is larger than a model 85).
May 8, 2009, 02:42 AM
goto the taurus website they have a model look up it will tell you when it was made i have a 617 total titanium 2 inch 357 i love it...
May 8, 2009, 02:53 AM
It should be the 450 . The 85 is a small frame gun.
I also have a titanium Model 731 which is a small frame in .32 Mag. I like it !
May 8, 2009, 04:32 AM
I have a 450TI. They came in 3 finishes. Gloss blue, satin and silver. Mine is a satin blue in 45C. Wonderful firearm. The only down side is you must shoot crimped bullets as the recoil from such a light gun will pull cheap cowboy load bullets.
Here is one in the gloss blue...a really unique finish...man do they go High Priced now days.