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by inletguy
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Cleaning elite combat
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Cleaning elite combat

Can you compare this product with Ballistol? Thanks-are use Balesto to spray into the boar, let it rest 15 minutes then run bore snake through eight times-also wipe down the outside of the gun with it -Also use it Winfield stripping to clean the frame and slide-use it anywhere in the manual says to ...
by inletguy
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Cleaning elite combat
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Cleaning elite combat

tell me about the Slip 725 cleaner, please- also, Dremel tip....can't use Q tip?
by inletguy
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Cleaning elite combat
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Cleaning elite combat

CIeaned my gun when unboxed it . Normally after shooting, I clean bore( Ballistol and bore snake), chamber , breach face...shoot 200 rounds, and then field strip, clean, lube. using this protocol, I stripped , cleaned, etc. It was really dirty when I broke it down....using Speer Lawman 124 grain whi...
by inletguy
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: holsters
Replies: 14
Views: 361

Re: holsters

any suggestions for IWB for elite combat
by inletguy
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: holsters
Replies: 14
Views: 361

holsters

Is anyone using holsters that come with SFX and elite combat? if so, how do you like them?
by inletguy
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: which magazine?
Replies: 3
Views: 134

which magazine?

when range shooting the elite combat, do you use both the flush mag and the extended one....or just one
by inletguy
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Switching back straps
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Switching back straps

which size comes on the elite combat & which one comes in the box...I believe medium comes on gun and Large in box-think I finally found a L on inside of back strap in box, but not sure it is an L NOthing in manual about switching them - I have switched backstraps on Walthers, so guess it is the sam...
by inletguy
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: elite combat threaded barrel
Replies: 2
Views: 117

elite combat threaded barrel

How tight should the cap be on the elite combat when shooting. It took my friend with the strongest hands I've ever seen several tries to get it off with wrench when I got gun new. Now, when shooting it gets loose...doesn't come off or anything, but wondering if this is normal...and should I use wre...
by inletguy
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: TP9 SFX range report
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Re: TP9 SFX range report

My SFX is now one of my favorite guns....no malfunctions....love the trigger from the factory
by inletguy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Ammo for elite combat
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: Ammo for elite combat

shot my elite combat with my American Eagle 124 gr. today....no problems at all...must just have needed breaking in.

really like the gun & trigger...although can't say better than my SFX trigger. Glad I bought it.
by inletguy
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Ammo for elite combat
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Ammo for elite combat

shot my new elite combat today for first time....used a box of American Eagle 9mm 124 grain. Had a number of stovepipes, failure to feed. Had been told by Lucky Gunner that American Eagle was pretty hot. Well, went out into store & asked if they any NATO 9mm 124 grain -guy said no, just had 115 grai...
by inletguy
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: removing threade barrel
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: removing threade barrel

My neighbor, who has the strongest hands I know of finally got it after almost giving up. Finished stripping, cleaning, lubing....will shoot tomorrow
by inletguy
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: removing threade barrel
Replies: 8
Views: 205

removing threade barrel

Got elite combat today - can't remove the thread.....yes, a screwing with wrench clockwise, and it won't move-Help
by inletguy
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Shoot it right out of the box?
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Shoot it right out of the box?

got an Elite Combat coming tomorrow. Is it ok to shoot a couple hundred rounds out of the box....or do I need to strip, clean, and lube first?
by inletguy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: Another as good
Replies: 11
Views: 397

Re: Another as good

Considering the Elite Combat with the flat faced trigger...does anyone have it and the SFX...if so can you tell if the triggers are equal (even though different configuration). As I said , love my SFX, and would like another Canik if equal in quality -mainly trigger
by inletguy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: Another as good
Replies: 11
Views: 397

Another as good

Love my SP9SFX - Is there another Canik gun that good?
by inletguy
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: Failure to eject
Replies: 31
Views: 1054

Re: Failure to eject

have run several hundred rounds thru it....no failure to eject at all. Love the gun
by inletguy
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: Failure to eject
Replies: 31
Views: 1054

Re: Failure to eject

have shot several hundred rounds thru it....no failure to eject at all. Love the gun
by inletguy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Hitting High
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Hitting High

my shots seem to be high....when I miss, it is always high...straight up high. Probably me, but has anyone had this problem.

BTW....my SFX is new, has about 400 rounds thru it
by inletguy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik)
Topic: Sight Picture
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Sight Picture

Is the Tp9 SFX set up for combat or six o'clock hold sight picture? thanks