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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-23-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By SACamp
Hello, WDB. I originally had a link to a very...

Hello, WDB. I originally had a link to a very detailed article review of the FNX9, which I had written, and it included quite a few "differences" between the FNP9 and FNX9. The link was removed. It...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-22-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By SACamp
Hello. FirstSergeant: I'm not really sure...

Hello.

FirstSergeant: I'm not really sure that there's any real "need" to "upgrade". If I owned an FNP, I'd stock up on magazines and call it good.

mesinge2: I've had the Winchester RA9TA ammo...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-22-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By SACamp
First Shots: FNX9 Pistol

Hello. I recently tried out two different FNX9 9mm pistols. FNX is the successor to Fabrique National's FNP-handgun series. This polymer-framed, double-action semiautomatic sports frame-mounted,...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 03-18-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By SACamp
Hello. In the 1970's, I think it was Colt that...

Hello. In the 1970's, I think it was Colt that offered some of their handguns with an electroless nickle finish referred to as "nitex".

Best.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 03-04-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By SACamp
Hello and thanks for the comments. I am glad...

Hello and thanks for the comments. I am glad that the post was of interest.

Best.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-28-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,048
Posted By SACamp
Hello. Yes, I believe that while we are all...

Hello. Yes, I believe that while we are all alike, we are also uniquely individual and need to do what works best for us.

Glad that the articles were of interest.

Best.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-28-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,048
Posted By SACamp
Hello. In a more petite revolver such as yours,...

Hello. In a more petite revolver such as yours, perhaps one of the mid-range .357 loads would fill the bill as it would offer more "power" than the .38 Special but being somewhat attenuated compared...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-25-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By SACamp
Hello and thank you for your comments. I am glad...

Hello and thank you for your comments. I am glad that the post was of interest.

Best.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-24-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By SACamp
Shooting a New SIG-Sauer P220...

Hello. I recently purchased a NIB SIG-Sauer P220 .45 ACP pistol. This one sports an accessory rail (something I could live without), and has the milled slide rather than the folded version with a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-06-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By SACamp
Hello. Enjoy your Competition Model. Those...

Hello. Enjoy your Competition Model. Those things group very nicely. If interested, here is an article on this type Hi Power from a few years ago.

A Critical Look at the FN Competition Model...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-03-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By SACamp
FEG Hi Power Information Site...

Hello. I am frequently asked about FEG-manufactured Hi Power "clones". My experience with these pistols is limited. I have seen a couple that were sold under the Mauser name, but they were actually...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-01-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By SACamp
Hello, Eric0424. The following Winchester Ranger...

Hello, Eric0424. The following Winchester Ranger 127-gr. +P+ (RA9TA)muzzle velocities (ft/sec) are based on 10 shots fired 10' from the chronograph screens.

Browning Mk III Hi Power: 1269
...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-25-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,094
Posted By SACamp
Hello. I, too, have had nothing but positive...

Hello. I, too, have had nothing but positive results with Mr. Tripp's excellent magazines and upgrade kits for other magazines.

Best and good shooting.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-29-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By SACamp
Shooting My Old Star Model B Custom...

Hello. The first handgun I purchased as an adult was an Star Model B in the early '70's. If memory serves, the tariff was about $75.00 or so. I foolishly let that one get away but toward the end...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By SACamp
Hello. If it might be of use, here are some...

Hello. If it might be of use, here are some observations on the Star Model BM from a few years back:

A Critical Look at the Star Model BM...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-29-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By SACamp
Hello. If interested, here is a review done a...

Hello. If interested, here is a review done a few years ago on the Kadet:

Kadet Review (http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/Shooting%20the%20CZ%20Kadet.htm)

Best to you and yours.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-21-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,152
Posted By SACamp
Hello. I do not know exactly when but for a...

Hello. I do not know exactly when but for a number of years now, FN has supervised assembling operations in Portugal due to labor costs in Belgium. Reportedly, a misreading of US importation laws...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-12-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,152
Posted By SACamp
Hello. Yes, I remember being really impressed...

Hello. Yes, I remember being really impressed with Mr. Hoag's work.

Best to you and good shooting.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-12-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,152
Posted By SACamp
Hello. No, they were installed by Lou Williamson...

Hello. No, they were installed by Lou Williamson in Ft. Worth, TX at that time. The hard chrome was done under the trade name of a company called Armalloy, also in Ft. Worth.

Best.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-12-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,152
Posted By SACamp
Hello and congratulations on your '78-manufacture...

Hello and congratulations on your '78-manufacture Hi Power.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/hipowersandhandguns/RHP%20Book%20Pictures/ClassicHiPowerSportModel021.jpg
This one was...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-02-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By SACamp
Hello. I think you are referring to the cam, the...

Hello. I think you are referring to the cam, the sort of oval-shaped steel insert visibible on both sides of the frame. The barrel rides on it and while not common, they have come loose and in some...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-02-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By SACamp
Shooting the 40-Caliber Hi Power...

Hello. I recently was able to shoot a borrowed 40-caliber Hi Power Standard Model that came with adjustable sights. The pistol was stock. Its owner had made no changes to it in any form or...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-26-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,477
Posted By SACamp
Hello. I think you are speaking of the PX4...

Hello. I think you are speaking of the PX4 Storm. If so, here are some observations that might be of interest:

Shooting the Beretta PX4 Storm 9mm...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-26-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,161
Posted By SACamp
Hello. I have had good luck with them in the...

Hello. I have had good luck with them in the past.

Range Evaluation (http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/Ruger%20SP101%20Report.htm)

Range Report...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-17-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By SACamp
Hello and thanks very much. I am involved in...

Hello and thanks very much. I am involved in research for a project and am seeking long-term first-hand observations from people having had their forty-caliber Hi Powers converted to 357 SIG.
...
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