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Old April 15, 2000, 09:45 AM   #1
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I recently purchased one of these can anyone tell me there experiences with these handguns good or bad

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Old April 15, 2000, 11:10 AM   #2
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Is that the mini like the .380?


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Old April 15, 2000, 03:35 PM   #3
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yes its the small one,very concealable.

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Old April 15, 2000, 04:01 PM   #4
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Gunwriter Leroy Thompson is fond of it. Not that I would necessarily consider that an endorsement. But, the guy does have pick of the litter from just about everything out there.
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Old April 15, 2000, 04:21 PM   #5
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I had one, HATED IT!. It was unreliable, failure to feed, extract, ignite, etc.... I know others who have had the same problems. Make sure you put alot of rounds thru it before you depend on it as a CCW. Better to know now if it works or not.



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Old April 15, 2000, 04:28 PM   #6
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The worst trigger pull I have ever felt, bar none. I dryfired one on at least two occasions. There is a perceptible delay until the striker moves. The trigger pull was so bad, I had a nightmare in which I was attacked, and forced to defend myself with one of these beasts. I'm serious!
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Old April 15, 2000, 04:32 PM   #7
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My co-worker had one, and also hated it. She finally traded it for a beretta tomcat. Her largest complaint about it is that it kicked like a horse (keep in mind she's 5'2", 110lbs) due to the blowback action.

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Old April 16, 2000, 06:24 PM   #8
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I had one when they first came out,I thought it was a good little gun that I wish i still had,finish was rough but held up well,acuracy was fair,approx. 5 inch groups at 10yds. mine was well made and 100% reliable, my gripes were the terrible sites and rough finish. I think if S&W made it with a stainless slide and real sites they would have had a winner,(even if they stayed with the blowback design)
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Old April 17, 2000, 04:19 PM   #9
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Fired 14 rounds of Winchester Silvertip 9mm 115 grain from mine before it broke. I sent to S&W for repair and then traded it in on a FAL. It was the first and last S&W product I will ever own.

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