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Old 09-12-2011, 04:12 AM   #11
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M14sRock, i was wanting a PD when i found my BM.
BM is a great pistol, bro. I need one. We used to sell the bright chrome and faux pearl stocks for $229, brand new. I should have bought a dozen. My cost was about $169, IIRC.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:13 PM   #12
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Like most of the guns made in the Basque region of Spain, they're pretty well made. They are mostly copies of other - tested - designs, with an occasional design input of their own.

The biggest problems (of which I'm aware) was the metallurgy was hit and miss. One pistol would be dandy, the next rather soft in the frame and slide, so wear accelerated.

However, if you have one after all this time, it's probably a pretty good one. Don't over load it - they will handle full charge ammo, but no point in running it full charge all the time.

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Old 02-12-2012, 10:28 PM   #13
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I have a .40 Firestar and i love it. It's my CC pistol and it works out just great, although it's just a tad on the heavy side. But it's a great pistol and I enjoy shooting it.

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I have a Star BKS with alloy frame in 9mm. Bought it new many years ago and it still serves well.

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My father had a star 22lr. I have it now. Don't know anything about it. But it shoots and it's a nice little solid pistol. Anyone know of any star 22lrs that can help me out on finding out if this is a good pistol. It looks old too.

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I have a Star Model Super in 9MM Largo-about the same ballistics as the 38 super. Best regards Dick

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The Star PD was ahead of its time. I had a Star Mdle F .22 auto that took many rabbits in early 1960s. They were fair firearms back in the day.

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Still have three Stars at this time and all are great and reliable shooters. BKM 9mm, Firestar .40 and a Firestar .45ACP. On occation, both Firestars are used as carry guns as the are accurate and 100% reliable with all ammo that has been put through them over the years. Jim.......

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I think Bret is very familair with the Star 9mm

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Star Model B here. Excellent pistol and very accurate.

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