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Old 03-05-2009, 01:02 AM   #61
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Geeze man, I was expecting some ragged looking targets. Those aren't too bad.
30 feet. Not bad with a new round, but honestly, when you shoot a Nighthawk for the first time, you will see where my humility comes from.

I expected better of myself....But I was happy with the final target where I put almost all 14 rounds in the same touching group.

This weapon system is a man dropper though - I can assure you on that.

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Glad to have the 1st range report from a fellow shooter. Now you see why I'm such a stickler on having adjustable sites. You keep saying your setup weighs 1.9# but 1.9# is only 32oz. Are you SURE it don't weigh more? An all steel 1911 usually weighs about 40 oz don't it? At least Paras do.
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Glad to have the 1st range report from a fellow shooter. Now you see why I'm such a stickler on having adjustable sites. You keep saying your setup weighs 1.9# but 1.9# is only 32oz. Are you SURE it don't weigh more? An all steel 1911 usually weighs about 40 oz don't it? At least Paras do.

I weighed myself on the scale, and then I took the pistol in my hands and took a re-measurement - so it was "officially" 1.9 pounds - unloaded.

From there, I went to the Range....
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Now you see why I'm such a stickler on having adjustable sites.
I F**KING hate them. I am scrapping them as soon as I get the weapon out the door to Robar....

There might be an application for adjustable sights that aren't these, but these ones suck and I can't wait to be rid of them and back to my nice, fixed, three dots.....

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You might check out the adjustable sites that's still 3 dot which provides the exact same site picture, but with adjustability. Just a thought.
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How much fire do those comps spit out?
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How much fire do those comps spit out?
Not much at all actually. Bordering on damn near none. There is a ton of gas that is released, but very little actual fire. The break works well at getting you back on target quickly.

I could probably dump a whole mag into a target at 7 yards with about .3 seconds per round, versus my timed .2 with my Nighthawk at Valhalla....

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Just took a gun out for a function test. Standby for video.
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Thanks for coming to the forum and becoming so involved in it so quickly. It's nice to see a company that wants to build a rapport with the community. I'll definitely be taking a look at your website and hopefully finding something that I need.
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