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I had them add me to their info list. Looks interesting, depending on the final overall size and weight. They told me target price is $849.
Like any new product, I would give it a year or so to get the bugs out.
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I'd wait a year or two to let the flaws float to the top...
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The 'shorty' looks like you gotta' be real careful with your other hand....might lose the tip of something you may need.....
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That could be awesome. An alternative to Kahr, Kel-tec, Rohrbaugh. Price point is unfortunate. Somehow we justify dropping that on 1911's, but it looks horrendous for anything else. For that kinda jack, it better be dead nuts reliable.
I hope they get ALL the bugs worked out before it goes into production. (How many sales do you supposed Kahr and Kel-Tec lose to abounding horror stories??? Even after you weed out the operator error, the barrel peening, parts breakage, and general finickiness scare a lot of people off).
I'd like to see that puppy chambered in 45acp, and sized like a 3" 1911.
It's been a long time coming, and I'm not holding my breath, but when/if it actually goes into production I'd like to fondle one. It has some real potential on paper.
Looks interesting...They've still gotta way to go, before production...
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Last I had heard, they hoped to have the first one's out end of this year, early next. I think it's an interesting concept, but like most, I'd wait a year or so and see what bugs arise.
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Too complicated for a slight increase in veolocity. It is about the same size as the KelTecs, but heavier than the PF-9 with the same magazine capacity, and about as heavy as a P-11 loaded with 11 rounds. If you don't feel safe with hot loads in 9mm, then why not go with a Kahr 40S&W or 45ACP and skip this Rube Goldberg pistol.
Maybe if it fires trounds or gyro-jet cartridges I'll give it a look.
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It looks a little Bond, James Bondish.
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Why not get a 3" 1911 then?I'd like to see that puppy chambered in 45acp, and sized like a 3" 1911.
It kind of reminds me of a downsized Steyr M9 series.
I viewed the website, very intriguing gun....I would entertain it if not too pricey.
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Looks to complicated, and the bore axis looks high. I'd go Kel Tec or Kahr myself.
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I dont know, looks like an interesting piece, but kinda like reinventing the mousetrap concept. Like the old Mateba Semiauto Revolver.
I know not what this "overkill" means.
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