I teach concealed carry classes almost every Saturday. Moving the hand down below the wings resulted in an awkward, low grip that clearly placed the hand below where the designer intended, and limited muzzle control. I recommend Sccy owners keep their handguns well- oiled to prevent this. Werks for complete how- to instructions. The original pins press out easily and the belt clip pins slip in and are held firmly in place by end caps. This aspect of the firearm was very concerning to me, especially since it was coupled with an otherwise excellent product.
If you have lost the proof of purchase, sometimes the store where the firearm was purchased can provide a copy. The trigger isn't great by any means, and I wish it were wider as I think that'd help bunches. I will test a mag load or two every trip to the range but it will make you tired pretty fast compared to heavier guns with better balance and grips. Takedown of the Sccy has both good and bad elements. I shot some mis-sized reloads mine through it and damaged the extractor.
The belt clip holds firmly enough to allow relatively vigorous activity without losing the weapon. I first became acquainted with the Sccy pistol line while working at a gun store in Southern Colorado. Specializes in buying and selling Winchester Model 23 and Winchester Model 101. There has been no report of significant damage done to a P1. What it looks to me like is you want to carry without the bulk and weight issues. But to me if I'm going to get a bigger gun, I'm going to find a smaller 9mm. The misfire blew the slide stop button off and of course the gun remained out of battery with the ruptered case still in the chamber.
Without Loctite, the clip will shake off in 2. I want to stay away from the. Even if the gun changes hands, it keeps its warranty. It appears the latest versions are much more reliable but the older serial numbers have had numerous problems and running production changes are pretty significant. On a handgun like this, real- estate for features like manual safeties is limited.
Installation is simple and fast and only requires Loctite on all threaded surfaces to hold firm for the long term. We tend to have visitors of the coyote and striped-assed rodent variety. I have had zero problems with any of them. In a perfect world, every user would practice regularly with their firearms, but unfortunately not every one does, and for the loved one with an interest only in protection, I would choose something with more forgiving operation than the Sccy. One of my good friends has owned 2 as well, neither of us have had any problems.
That in combination with the barrel length created a very uncomfortable shooting experience for me. In my opinion this is an absolutely huge factor for the target market for this handgun. Also dealing in other Winchester, Browning, Beretta, Ithaca, and side by sides. Where Can I Buy a KelTec Firearm? I had some problems with it but Kahr resolved them for me. On the positive side, takedown is performed with the slide locked back at the slide stop. I liked the feel of the Kel-Tec's grip over the Kahr or Taurus that are roughly the same size thanks for having all three Bradis. Most people seem to find the M5.
You can run or jog with the gun in this carry method and are limited by the clothing, and not the weapon or this carry method when exercising. The weapon is a well- made, if unremarkable, tilting- barrel- locking, recoil- operated handgun, with a hammer- fired mechanism. Org Accessories - Kel- Tec Owners Group. I have not had any reliability issues out of my Kel-Tec firearms and will continue to be a loyal customer. If you are the original owner, and can provide a valid proof of purchase, your KelTec firearms is covered under the lifetime warranty. I'm also considering maybe a used Kahr but they are considerably more expensive.
There is a KelTec Owners Group forum where much discussion of all KelTec products is brought up. A negative aspect of disassembly in my opinion is that the pin is not captive in the frame. It is better in the grip department. This is a soft rubber grip with finger grooves and palm swells. Would I buy it over the Kel-Tec? It still lacks some upgrades that aren't as important to me metal mag release, improved trigger spring, etc. Whatever you get, I would strongly recommend something other than the standard blued finish. He just said he wanted to try to find out before Monday.
I know if I call the company they can tell me but they are closed on the weekends and I'm gonna do this possibly tomorrow. For the fastidious, I think this pin. It does pack a punch but this is not the gun I go blow 1000 rounds at the range with. I'd gladly do a torture test of over 6,000 rounds if any of you want to sponsor me. I have one, bought it back in July. Kel-tec P11 Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum.
Rather, the Glock polymer guide rod can flex sufficiently under recoil such that there is not enough slide velocity and the gun fails to go into battery. Our goal is to be a friendly community that welcomes enthusiasts of all makes and models! Simply remove the barrel by field stripping your P1. Having said that, the gun is a strong contestant in the concealed handgun market. I am looking at purchasing a Keltec P11 from someone and am wondering how can I tell how old it is? When you finish, the feedramp should be smooth, slick, and shiny. Users can make their own choice. The Sccy broken down into its component parts. Its pull was smooth, with enough travel for safety, but not difficult to pull at all.