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Old March 9, 2013, 12:12 PM   #1
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How is your Caracal pistol working out?

Caracal pistol

The ergo's of this thing look super. If you bought or shot one, tell us what you think. I'm still fence sitting for now...
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Old March 9, 2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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Initial reports were good, but they apparently have had a massive, global recall on all of their recent production guns due to issues with them discharging when dropped. Scary stuff... and a big roadblock in what looked to be a pretty good trajectory of Caracal's success.

Hopefully they get this resolved pretty quickly. No new guns coming around though until they get that taken care of.
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Old March 9, 2013, 08:11 PM   #3
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I REALLY hope they get the early issues corrected, quickly. The Caracal C has a great trigger, and the size envelope (basically, Glock 19/23 size) is as close to perfect as it gets, in my opinion. Low bore, and solid ergonomics.
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Old March 9, 2013, 08:32 PM   #4
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Agreed. I love the G19 form factor. I haven't had the chance to get my hands on Caracal yet, but I'm certainly interested.
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Old March 9, 2013, 09:38 PM   #5
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I'm kind of bummed out to hear about the recall.

I'm also kind of bummed out that nobody seems to own one on here. If I was asking about most guns, many people would have one..
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Old March 9, 2013, 11:59 PM   #6
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How is your Caracal pistol working out?

Ploufedaddy has one. I think....search his YouTube channel. Probably did a review on it if he does.
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Old March 9, 2013, 11:59 PM   #7
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Some folks did have them. You have to remember too it hadn't been available for a long time before the recalls. If you do a search you'll find a few threads with initial impressions.
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Old March 10, 2013, 01:48 AM   #8
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I am not a fan of the UAE but like the pistol. I'd like one once I hear more about this recall blowing over! Curious to hear some owner reports!
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Old March 10, 2013, 02:30 AM   #9
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I picked one up at my LGS a few weeks ago. The trigger did feel pretty nice, but I wasn't crazy about the feel of the gun in general.
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Old March 10, 2013, 02:54 AM   #10
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Interesting pistol. The ergonomics remind me of the Steyr M9-A1.
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Old March 10, 2013, 03:59 AM   #11
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How is your Caracal pistol working out?

I have a caracal c and really like it. The trigger is great and I like the ergos.

IIRC the recall was about a potential firing if dropped and then there was a report on a gun forum in Pakistan where a slide broke (which then got reposted on many sites). Since the voluntary recall was already underway they did a full recall while investigating the one incident overseas.

I can't wait for everything to be resolved. I really like the C. I've sold/traded most of my other polymers about the same size. I'll buy the full size and the rifle if it ever makes it.
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Old March 10, 2013, 06:45 AM   #12
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http://www.caracal-usa.com/press/Rec...odel-C-Pistol/
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