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Re: Cast Bullets Keyholing

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 18, 2019 5:41 am ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Cast Bullets Keyholing ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 5166

In my TP9SA, poly coated has been the way to go. No more keyholing. Tested a 125 gr RN poly coat bullet from Gallant Bullets in Utah. Shot that bullet over Unique and 231 with fairly good preliminary results.

Re: Hi y'all from the Lehigh Valley of PA

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 18, 2019 5:33 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: Hi y'all from the Lehigh Valley of PA ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 3024

I've got an original SA and love it. Welcome to the group!

Re: TP9SFX back strap size

 by GaCop ¦  Fri May 17, 2019 11:15 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: TP9SFX back strap size ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 4407

The larger backstrap definitely makes a difference. It's not any thicker/wider, but makes the "hump" on the back of the grip higher. I installed the larger size on mine, and ran with it for a few weeks, then swapped the smaller size back on. Found that I vastly preferred the smaller size....

Re: New Member from Pennsylvania

 by GaCop ¦  Wed May 15, 2019 5:42 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New Member from Pennsylvania ¦  Replies: 26 ¦  Views: 4715

The "House Admiral" and I have been married 40 years, 11 months and 1 day; next time I'm renting. Ownership is highly overrated. And I've noticed all "the wife's" have the same first name, "Dear". "Yes dear".... Disclaimer : If my wife reads this, "I lov...

Re: Mobile 1 Lube for TP9SA

 by GaCop ¦  Wed May 15, 2019 5:35 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Mobile 1 Lube for TP9SA ¦  Replies: 34 ¦  Views: 7297

Shell Rotella 15w-40 synthetic diesel oil on all my 3gun firearms and all the other firearms as well. I've used it for years from 0F-90F with no issues. No corrosion issues ever but I live in a high dry climate where corrosion isn't much of an issue unless you get snow on your tactical bolt gun and...

Re: Practice Ammo

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 11, 2019 5:28 am ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Practice Ammo ¦  Replies: 18 ¦  Views: 4942

When I'm not reloading, I shoot Federal bulk 115 gr. My TP9SA loves that ammunition and its point of impact is identical to my 124 gr HP handload. My TP9SA is an early model and has had at least 2500 rounds thru it to date.

Re: New member

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 11, 2019 5:21 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New member ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 1587

Glad to have ya!

Re: New to the Forum in Va

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 11, 2019 5:20 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New to the Forum in Va ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 1936

Welcome from central Georgia.

Re: Howdy from Nevada

 by GaCop ¦  Sat May 11, 2019 5:19 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: Howdy from Nevada ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 1496

Welcome to the forums from central Georgia!

Re: Another Canik Fanatik

 by GaCop ¦  Fri May 10, 2019 6:09 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: Another Canik Fanatik ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 2073

Welcome from central Georgia. I know what you mean. My 1911 has been collecting dust in my safe since I got my TP9SA in March.

Re: Barrel question?

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 09, 2019 5:58 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Barrel question? ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 2053

I don't know if this will help you but, I had problems with cast bullets shooting in my TP9SA, keyholing and leading, so in desperation I gave 124 grain poly coated bullets a try and that solved my problems. accuracy is pretty good considering plain cast were all over the target frame.

Re: Canik Elite Combat in Blue Press

 by GaCop ¦  Mon May 06, 2019 6:53 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Canik Elite Combat in Blue Press ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 1441

LT USN (Ret.) wrote: Sun May 05, 2019 6:51 am
GaCop wrote: Sun May 05, 2019 5:21 am what do you look at first....
I'm still breathing and still have my man card...
:d :-BD :-BD

Re: Canik Elite Combat in Blue Press

 by GaCop ¦  Sun May 05, 2019 5:21 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Canik Elite Combat in Blue Press ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 1441

Sure, but be honest, what do you look at first....

Re: Sfx groupings

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 02, 2019 5:20 am ¦  Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS ¦  Topic: Sfx groupings ¦  Replies: 31 ¦  Views: 6482

Mt TP9SA has a preference for 1125 FMJ Federal Bulk ammo. Shoots that load into less than 2" at 25 yards. My 115 grain XTP load with Longshot has shot as tight as 1.2" but the norm is just under 2" at 25 yards. Cast bullets won't shoot better than 3" in my pistol for some reason.

Re: Chrono session is over. Here are the results.

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 02, 2019 5:14 am ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Chrono session is over. Here are the results. ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1709

Excellent report, thank you!

Re: New member from Iowa

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 02, 2019 5:11 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New member from Iowa ¦  Replies: 22 ¦  Views: 4038

Welcome from central Georgia!

Re: New Member from Pennsylvania

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 02, 2019 5:10 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New Member from Pennsylvania ¦  Replies: 26 ¦  Views: 4715

Welcome, glad to have ya!

Re: New Canik owner from P.R. !

 by GaCop ¦  Thu May 02, 2019 5:09 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New Canik owner from P.R. ! ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 1346

Welcome to the forums. Enjoy your Elite.

Re: Cast Bullets Keyholing

 by GaCop ¦  Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:51 am ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Cast Bullets Keyholing ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 5166

I retested the 3.8 grain load with Unique powder and a Bayou Bullets 124 grain poly coat RN. 25 rounds yielded a 3.5" group average at 25 yards. Smallest group was 2.1" and the largest was 4.8"" Not a bad practice load on steel.

Re: First time with TP9SA

 by GaCop ¦  Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:51 am ¦  Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS ¦  Topic: First time with TP9SA ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 1977

I agree. The slide stop is a pain to engage when locking back the slide w/o a mag in place. Other than that, it's one helluva pistol!

I'm very pleased with a slimfit holster.

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