The Taurus 80 revolver was produced from 1980-2001 by the Brazilian company Forjas Taurus SA. The Taurus 80 is a six-shot revolver chambered for the .38 special round. It has fixed sights, small hardwood grips, and a heavy 4-inch barrel.
The Taurus 80 is essentially a Brazilian made copy of the S&W M10 made on S&W machinery in Brazil under license.
Forjas Taurus SA
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