woke up with big plans to spend a day at the out door range only to have it smashed to bits by a healthy little snow storm. so plans changed and instead went to the indoor range and took a friend of the wife and mine to start the process of her learning to fire handguns. a few months ago in december an acquantance atteempted to rape her in her own home. she fought him off and decided she wanted to learn to shoot.
started her out on the bersa thunder 22 which after a few hundred shots she finally got over her nervousness and i let her try out the sig220 bersa 380 colt series 70 and new agent. she decided she liked the colt series 70 the best and fired about 65 rounds through it. by the end of the shoot she was able to easily land all 8 rounds into a pie plate at 10yds.
anyway on to the report!!
first up the Sig P220. my 220 has been in my collection since 1986. its had nearly 100k rounds thru it and been rebuilt 3 times in the course of its life. now however its purely a range gun. i find it hard to get good groups due to the mushy DA trigger. its got a bit of creep and isnt very crisp. but it can still shoot when i put some effort into it. its pretty unchanged and still like it was when i got it except for the hogue rubber grip panels.
its about a dependable gun as any out there would definately rate it as my goto after the 1911 for a fulsize firearm.
a while back i made a post about some faulty corbon ammo i had purchsed. i finally remembered to bring it to the range and ran it thru my new pink bersa thunder 380. power levels varied shot to shot i could feel a distinct drop in power from some round due to the bullets being loose in the case but all fired and functioned landing neatly into a nice 20 shot grouping.
bersa thunders are in my opinion the best little pocket guns on the market.
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