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Old January 14, 2020, 10:02 PM   #26
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My Browning .25 has Colt written all over it I also have several Star CO .25 pistols that are well made and accurate...all steel and sell for less than a Baby.
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Old January 24, 2020, 03:37 AM   #27
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My PSA is every bit as good as the best out of Belgium, and I for one have zero tolerance for antisemites. Green beret people like you give the rest of us a bad reputation!
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Old January 24, 2020, 03:51 AM   #28
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I'm blessed to own most of the guns mentioned here, an FN baby, PSA, Bauer, Astra Firecats and Cub. Many others as well. I enjoy them all.

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( I will note that reloading for .25 ACP could be considered "unsafe," at least to the fingers that get pinched while running a round into the seater die.)
I use a Progressive press but had to alter a shell plate made for a 45-70's to accept .25 ACP shell holders that I modified to fit into the 45-70 plate. This works surprisingly well. I get about 200 per hour because they do require more care loading, so it's a lot slower than loading .45 ACP.
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Old January 24, 2020, 06:53 AM   #29
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My Browning .25 has Colt written all over it I also have several Star CO .25 pistols that are well made and accurate...all steel and sell for less than a Baby.
Well it was Star or Astra?, that were considered the "Colt" of Spain there lbmikey.
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Old January 25, 2020, 04:19 AM   #30
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I'm not Mikey, but- Astra made guns for Colt. The Junior Colt was an Astra Cub in either .22 short or .25 ACP.
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Old January 26, 2020, 11:09 AM   #31
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One more baby Browning . . . .

At auction last weekend yet another Baby Browning and it went for $650. I bought a Bauer, which is a Baby Browning clone as the same auction for $200. See thread called "new range toy."l
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Old January 26, 2020, 11:27 AM   #32
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PSA is the successor to PSP. When I got mine, I was told that the copy was made under license with FN. I believe parts were interchangeable. Mine worked flawlessly. After I got my LCP, I foolishly decided I didn't need it anymore and traded it off.
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Old January 27, 2020, 03:46 AM   #33
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I'm not Mikey, but- Astra made guns for Colt. The Junior Colt was an Astra Cub in either .22 short or .25 ACP.
Ah, thanks for the info there Bill DeShivs.
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Old January 29, 2020, 12:54 AM   #34
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Bill and silvermane, I was referring to my 1908 Colt (Browning designed) pistol as well as my Spanish iron, the Star CO is a more pleasant pistol to fire and more accurate to boot. I always meant to get a Colt Jr or Astra Cub but a nice one never was waved under my nose.
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