Gun makers innovation. - Page 3
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > General Handgun Discussion >

Gun makers innovation.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-21-2014, 10:44 PM   #21
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 6,624
Liked 2220 Times on 1525 Posts
Likes Given: 820

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by p35bhp55 View Post
You and I have vastly different results in our guns. In another thread you stated that Lone Wolf kits screwed the balance on Glocks, I have a Lone Wolf barrel for my 20 (no kit) and no one here can tell any change except the recoil and the price of ammo. As far as my Rossi it was smoother DA than the Colt that I still have possibly because of the six holes in the Colt cylinder. If you enjoy your Hi Points that's great but I hated shooting them, women usually can't pull the slide back and if the right grip panel gets loose they won't fire.
Many people don't really care if a handgun is balanced. I own a Glock myself. I use it for what it was designed to do. It is a rough and tumble combat accurate handgun. But the G19 feels like it has a double recoil to me. If you add a thicker, heavier barrel to an already top heavy gun it is not going to improve the situation.

If the lock up on a Colt sounds the same as a Rossi to you I would strongly suggest you see an audiologist. When I pull the hammer back on a colt all I hear is a click. When I pull the hammer back on a Rossi I hear springs stretching, parts moving, everything except the gun locking up. If the hand is out of time on a Colt I would know it before I ever fired the gun. If a Rossi is damaged I cannot pull the hammer back and hear it. If you can live with that it is your money.

Last edited by John_Deer; 05-21-2014 at 10:47 PM.
John_Deer is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2014, 01:05 PM   #22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Buttholeville
Posts: 1,206
Liked 752 Times on 451 Posts
Likes Given: 402

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by p35bhp55 View Post
You and I have vastly different results in our guns. In another thread you stated that Lone Wolf kits screwed the balance on Glocks, I have a Lone Wolf barrel for my 20 (no kit) and no one here can tell any change except the recoil and the price of ammo. As far as my Rossi it was smoother DA than the Colt that I still have possibly because of the six holes in the Colt cylinder. If you enjoy your Hi Points that's great but I hated shooting them, women usually can't pull the slide back and if the right grip panel gets loose they won't fire.
I am sorry but there is no way a Rossi is smoother than a Colt. Rossis are rougher than hell. They may work but that is about all that they do.IMHO they are one step above a pot metal Saturday nite special.
nchunt101 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2014, 10:50 PM   #23
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Cherry Valley,Arkansas
Posts: 440
Liked 115 Times on 84 Posts
Likes Given: 144

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nchunt101 View Post
I am sorry but there is no way a Rossi is smoother than a Colt. Rossis are rougher than hell. They may work but that is about all that they do.IMHO they are one step above a pot metal Saturday nite special.
I know little about Rossi in general, I had a very nice little pump .22 and the Rossi by Taurus came from the better half. The guns I had were not pot metal or rough as hell. That said I have gone completely name brand as far as handguns for the reasons I posted earlier. I own Colts from the 80's and 90's and they were nothing to brag about as sold new. I took a nasty plastic trigger out of a 1991A1, and the metal pill in my Delta wasn't much better. Both had plastic mainspring housings and the Delta needed a custom link to lock up properly. It also needed a recoil reducing guide rod and variable Wolff spring. Did I mention that both guide rods were also plastic? The Dick special I picked up is probably from the early 80s and it's nice enough but it is abrupt in DA fire. We compared it to the Rossi 952 and a Taurus 85 and think it's just the extra round in the cylinder that really isn't much larger than the five shots in the other guns. Good luck with your Hi Points, like I posted earlier you guys must get different guns than I do.
__________________
If I write a post and it sounds like I'm trying to tell you what's best for you, it's because I write like crap.
p35bhp55 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
For all you aspiring video makers out there..... TDS92A Firearms in the Media 3 09-03-2013 12:55 PM
Portable ice makers, any exp.? boatme98 The Club House 9 09-15-2012 12:47 PM
So many 1911 makers which 1 should I buy loctite44144 1911 Forum 51 09-01-2012 02:54 AM
Any knife makers woody63m Other Weapons 8 06-29-2012 02:20 PM
Makers Mark bulldogfirearms Engraving & Refinishing 2 02-12-2012 04:37 PM



Newest Threads