The Taurus Poly 22 was designed as a small caliber sub-compact pocket pistol with a tip up style barrel. This design has been popular with individuals dating back to the time when they were originally invented. Taurus has upped the ante by taking that timeless design to the next level with a lightweight polymer frame. With a gorgeous slender profile and sleek lines the 22 Poly is the perfect pocket pistol that you have been searching for. This pistol deploys quickly and the tip up barrel does not require manipulation of the slide in order to load, which is a crucial features for individuals with some physical limitations or reduced grip strength who struggle to manipulate sub-compact slides.