Interesting perspective about "tactical" shooters.A short read.

Well, this one has had quite a few rounds through it. I do have a habit of slamming the magagines in, makes the slide auto forward, but other than that, I do try to make sure she feels loved. Even gets a little oil every now and then.

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I had a slide lock spring break on a Glock a while back. Had less than 5000 rounds through it. The slide almost fell off.
Glad it happened at the range and not in a gun fight.

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I had a Coonan, one of the 1st hundred produced when they returned to business, where turning the gun to the left side would allow the thumb safety to fall out.

Only gun I ever sent in for repair, sadly they could not fix the stove piping or slide curl and I decided they were not for me, sad as a .357 auto is surely sweet.

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There was a Desert Eagle 44mag same pistol as the 50 AE I think, I wonder if that ever got perfected either?

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Their .357 auto you mean?

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It seems that the Coonan 357 didnt. I was wondering if the Desert Eagle 44 Mag did or didn’t.

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The desert eagles work just fine. I sold several of them when I was in the gun store.

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Good to know. Got a buddy with a 50. He likes it a lot. Seems the 50 to 44 is a easy conversion. They even sold em that way I guess.

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To bad that frame size doesn’t compliment the caliber (.357) :face_with_peeking_eye:

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@shooterrex ,how do the Kahr arms pistols stack up in this area. I know they have quite a few calibers to offer. I know it is the same company but not talking specifically about desert eagles. The other pistols they sell.

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I have a Khar cw45 that I have had for about 10 years . It has been very reliable and shoots better than I can .

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Once upon a time I had a catalog lost it …sadness

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Most Kahr’s are good guns. Have a CW45 that has quite a few rounds through it. IMI makes the desert eagles kahr just imports them. Kahr also makes Auto Ordnance.
The little CW9 is a handful and if you don’t really hold on to it a stove pipe will more than likely occur.

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Kahr, Magnum Research, and Auto-Ordnance are owned by the Moonies. Had a K40 that I traded for a Honda Shadow VT1100, brother had a K9 that jammed a lot with a tight chamber.

Slide lock springs and trigger springs are the most common breakages on Glocks Gen4 and earlier. Both were redesigned for Gen5 for the better. Glocks will run without a trigger spring if you run it from the reset. Let it all the way forward and you’ll have a dead trigger until you hold the trigger rearward and rack the slide.

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