For a review of my first range report (referenced below), see the Skyy CPX-1 report posting dated January 23, 2006 by rachilders.
On January 24, 2006 I spoke with Brian at Skyy regarding the problems referenced in the prior post. I thereafter shipped the two CPX-1's to Skyy via Priority flat rate USPS box for the warranty work. As promised, I received them back on Friday January 27. Assuming two day delivery to Florida and a two day return, that was the promised "one day turnaround" at Skyy. Brian even threw in a couple of free spare parts with the return. I was very happy with the positive attitude and the actual performance by Skyy on the warranty work.
Due to subsequent work load and travel, I was unable to return to the range until today. Both Skyy's performed flawlessly. I shot both CCI Blazer 115 gr. FMJ's and Speer 115 gr. Gold Dot HP's. 100 CCI's ran through perfectly - no FTF's or FTE's, just perfect shooting. Slow, fast - the pistol didn't break a sweat. The 40 rounds of Speer were likewise.
My wife ran 50 CCI's through hers with like results. She then shot five Speer with the same.
Accuracy for both of us was acceptable to good given we haven't shot in a month. Her clusters ranged from 3" to 8" dependent on range, mine likewise. Please note that neither of us are "sharpshooters" so to speak. No pics, cause I don't have a camera yet.
I buy CCI's by the case, so I was very pleased that I don't have to stock another brand of ammo for the range. I use the Speer for carry purposes. Again, I like a simple life - one or two ammo's for multiple pistols.
All in all, I felt good (great) about the Skyy service and "can do" type positive attitude. Skyy threw in a couple of free breakdown pins (I lose little things occasionally, and wanted a "back up"). The pistols were back in five days flat!
Skyy will also have flat bottom mag floors/plates in production within a month or so customers can choose flat or extended grip mags. Personally, I will be using a "flat-bottom" for carry because the extended grip is too small for my "pinkie" and it's more comfortable and natural on the bottom of the grip, on the floor of the plate.
We have both ordered pocket holsters from "Pocket Holsters", so I'll have a review thereon in a short time.
So, my overall impressions are much better than my initial range report. It is very fun to shoot, easy to shoot, accurate for what I'll use it for, will conceal very well for its caliber, and will hopefully continue to prove itself out to be 110% reliable (one of my "absolutes"). More range time is still required before I'll carry it in any but the most benign circumstances. My wife agrees with this analysis regarding her Skyy.
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