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Old 05-21-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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I am looking at buying one soon but don't know if it's worth the money. Any feedback about this pistol would really help. Thank you

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Old 05-22-2012, 06:05 PM   #2
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Nice gun but expensive to shoot IMO... if that's what ya want go for it I'd love to own one...

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You could get a vintage S&W or Colt for that kind of dough. Maybe even some class three toys. Too much for a small caliber polymer gun.

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I have two PS90 carbines - and I previously owned a Five Seven back in 2008. It is a nice weapon. I have small hands, so the front to back length of the grip was just too much for me. But, nice gun.

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Sweet gun, I'd get my hands on one first though, the grips are a bit sharp and kinda uncomfortable imo.

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Old 05-22-2012, 09:06 PM   #6
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If your tastes and wallet allow room for a FiveseveN, most owners seem really happy with them. Very accurate (even at extended ranges), fun to shoot, low recoil...would probably be a fun varmint pistol as well.

Not a great fit for everyone, but there sure are a lot of satisfied owners out there.

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Old 05-23-2012, 12:08 AM   #7
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Well I bought one and it's awesome. Yes it cost a bit to shoot but other than my 1911 it's the best shooting pistol I've held to this day

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Pretty cool pistols to me but very much limited in uses... There doesn't seem to be much if any defensive ammo available for them and the cost per round is a lot higher than I like... Cool though...

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I am thinking really seriously about picking one up too....
I saw and handled 2 or 3 at a local gun show this last weekend. Expensive yes - but uber light and really looked and felt like quality made.
Ammo is expensive but so is .45 and I buy that all the time.
Not sure about the comment about no defensive ammo - I will agree that there is not much variation in ammo loads out there - basically two versions available, a 27 grain hollow point round and a Hornady V-max 40 grain polymer tipped hard nose round.
I watached a youtube video from Hickok45 and he completely demolished a concrete cinder block in like 4-5 shots with the polymer tipped bullet. That looked plenty good enough for a defensive round to me....
Anyway, it is a large gun though - so not sure how concealable it would be. But look slike alot of fun and very accurate.

Hmmmm....I have another watch that I could sell to fund this.....hmmm

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Go for it ! If you need affirmation or just a decent rationalization to buy a new gun, your in the right place. I researched the gun and liked everything except the price and no access to mil spec ammo. (yet)

The 5.7 went up against HKs new rd for MP 7 in NATO test and won but HK contested and it became a political football n gridlock.

Plenty Of U Tube videos w impressive results.

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