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Re: Messed up before 1st shot!

 by Zardos ¦  Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:02 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Messed up before 1st shot! ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 232

No, used the screws supplied with your Canik. everything that comes with a red dot are their specific screws to mount the optic to their risers, base plate etc. Or for Glock or some other specific application. For now you could mount the stock rear sight and plate and go shoot. https://www.youtube.c...

Re: Girsan anyone?

 by Zardos ¦  Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:55 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Girsan anyone? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 294

Well I went to the range and shot this today and I have some bad news. After shooting this I cannot figure out why I paid more than three times this cost for my CZ Shadow 2 SA. It shot FANTASTIC and was a joy to shoot. I shot 110 rounds with no failures. 115gr wwb fmj, 115gr Remington umc jhp, 124gr...

Re: Girsan anyone?

 by Zardos ¦  Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:44 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Girsan anyone? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 294

I'm happy with my Taurus...I looked at Girsan a few years ago, but reliability was spotty from my online research...and I think EAA has also been spotty with service. I actually went in to look at a used Taurus, It was more money and no warranty. Davidsons is the distributor and hopefully they woul...

Re: Girsan anyone?

 by Zardos ¦  Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:30 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Girsan anyone? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 294

Yeah I have officially given up on trying to find ammo and when I do find it anywhere it's just to high. I have set aside my sacrificial ammo and am rationing, I should have enough to last about 6 months at current use. I will see where the market and world is at then and re-evaluate.

Re: Girsan anyone?

 by Zardos ¦  Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:31 am ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Girsan anyone? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 294

I never really owned a Beretta, I had a first run Taurus when they bought the factory. I compared it to my friends actual Beretta and from what I remember they were pretty much identical. Can't wait to get this to the range tomorrow and put .......20-25 rounds through it, lol

Girsan anyone?

 by Zardos ¦  Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:25 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Girsan anyone? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 294

Just picked this up today, Girsan Regard MC, I wanted to get another Beretta for some time but just didn't want to spend the money on one. I got all my CZ's before I found out Canik made clones. I hope this Turkish manufacturer lives up to Canik quality. It does seem really well made, we shall see o...

Re: New Holsters Available for Canik

 by Zardos ¦  Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:44 am ¦  Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: New Holsters Available for Canik ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 2976

For a retention holster I use the Blackhawk Serpa that works on a G20, fits perfect except for a little space in the bottom due to the difference in length.

Re: Conversation With a Gun Snob

 by Zardos ¦  Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:13 am ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Conversation With a Gun Snob ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 512

More like a Glock fanboy. I have a few and can shoot them pretty well. I believe them to be overpriced because of their name. I prefer my CZ's at the range over Glocks. I would not take any Glock on earth over my TP9 DA though for any reason. Had a guy compare Canics to Hi point one time, obviously ...

Thanks but I really don't have a problem with it. Its still a pleasure to shoot especially with the red dot, its a tac driver. I am looking forward to the days when ammo is more abundant so I can enjoy shooting again.

I took the TP9 SFx to the range today with the lighter recoil spring I got from Canik. Function was much better with 115gr Federal, it ejected brass the normal distance and didn't drop them on my feet. I had no FTF and recoil altogether just seemed smoother, so thumbs up on the lighter recoil spring...

Re: How's your gun purchases with the ammo shortage?

 by Zardos ¦  Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:57 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: How's your gun purchases with the ammo shortage? ¦  Replies: 87 ¦  Views: 4795

Getting guns has not really slowed down. Prices are higher and I had to make a 240 mile round trip twice to get this. Usually these are all over my area cheaper than what I paid for this. Ammo on the other hand is another story. Black Friday sale, CZ Shadow 2 SA.

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Re: How's your gun purchases with the ammo shortage?

 by Zardos ¦  Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:22 am ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: How's your gun purchases with the ammo shortage? ¦  Replies: 87 ¦  Views: 4795

Just got a CZ 97B, I couldn't help it, but I didn't try and take it back, lol

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Re: Thoughts on new forum styling

 by Zardos ¦  Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:51 am ¦  Forum: INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS ¦  Topic: Thoughts on new forum styling ¦  Replies: 66 ¦  Views: 1743

:-BD I wish there was a like button.

Re: Firearm "Insurance"

 by Zardos ¦  Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:51 pm ¦  Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik) ¦  Topic: Firearm "Insurance" ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 230

A must if you carry IMO. Went through law shield, No particular reason besides they were at my range one day signing people up for a discount.

Re: Range ammo suggestions for TP9SFx

 by Zardos ¦  Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:17 pm ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Range ammo suggestions for TP9SFx ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 869

These came in today, I will give them a try with various ammo at the range when I can.

https://www.centuryarms.com/canik-singl ... -pack.html

Re: Winchester NATO .9mm ammo?

 by Zardos ¦  Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:26 pm ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Winchester NATO .9mm ammo? ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 337

FWIW I got these in today, I will evaluate them sometime in the SFx in the near future hopefully.

https://www.centuryarms.com/canik-singl ... -pack.html

Re: Winchester NATO .9mm ammo?

 by Zardos ¦  Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:31 am ¦  Forum: AMMUNITION & RELOADING DISCUSSIONS ¦  Topic: Winchester NATO .9mm ammo? ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 337

For some reason my SFx did not like Winchester NATO and shot reg 115 gr just fine. My TP9 DA eats anything.

Re: Another new member and owner from Montana

 by Zardos ¦  Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:46 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: Another new member and owner from Montana ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 282

Welcome and congrats! you will love the SFx, if you can find one.

Re: New to Canik fanatik forum

 by Zardos ¦  Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:14 pm ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New to Canik fanatik forum ¦  Replies: 9 ¦  Views: 331

Welcome and congrats, don't look for this anytime soon.

vancat11 wrote: Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:06 pm I hope that we all get to a somewhat of a normal ammo supply acquisition so that we can enjoy our Caniks!

Re: New owner in Texas

 by Zardos ¦  Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:18 am ¦  Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS ¦  Topic: New owner in Texas ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 390

Welcome and congrats. I always clean after every use no matter the round count, they never get put back dirty. Get a cleaning kit and a boresnake for when you want a quick clean. I bought an I target laser practice system so I can practice without going to the range, works great, some like the Manti...

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