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by qballbandit
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: FREE FIRE ZONE
Topic: New purchase at DACA show in Dallas Saturday
Replies: 5
Views: 946

Re: New purchase at DACA show in Dallas Saturday

Would love to hear more about your purchase. This is one of four .380's we've narrowed it down to. Sheild EZ, Springfield 911, and Bersa BPCC being the others. The wife has held them all, but we need to find ranges where we can shoot them all. That color just about knocked me out of my chair! :-D Ne...
by qballbandit
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik)
Topic: Laser Bore Sights.
Replies: 17
Views: 2288

Re: Laser Bore Sights.

I received my LaserLyte (just the bullet, don't yet have any target accessories) last week, and it has really breathed new life into my dry fire practice. Whether I am shooting at various targets that I have up on doors and walls, or at light switches, door knobs, etc., my dry fire practice has been...
by qballbandit
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: FREE FIRE ZONE
Topic: Fourm - Facebook - Social Media
Replies: 11
Views: 1645

Re: Fourm - Facebook - Social Media

Forum fan, and take no part in social media.
Quite happy I found this forum, and its link to LimaCharlieUSA.

Neil 8-)
by qballbandit
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Back Strap Option.
Replies: 12
Views: 2193

Re: Back Strap Option.

Had to swap in the larger ones on the Elite & DA.

Neil 8-)
by qballbandit
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Open Ballistics - Mag Sleeves for the SF Elite
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: Open Ballistics - Mag Sleeves for the SF Elite

Ditto, appreciate the heads up. I recall you telling me about the Elite being able to use the DA mags, but hadn't pursued that as of yet.

Neil 8-)
by qballbandit
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Hello from Nebraska
Replies: 13
Views: 2059

Re: Hello from Nebraska

Hey Catch! I am just under a year into shooting, and the Elite-S was my first 9mm. I had shot a half dozen others 9's prior to purchasing it, but can state without doubt, it is the best shooter of all - end of story! Makes me look a whole lot better than I really am ;-) Just put another 200 rounds o...
by qballbandit
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik)
Topic: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ
Replies: 17
Views: 2792

Re: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ

Thanks LT, yes - we are very aware of the SK. The challenge to work through with Sandy (my wife) is her comfort with the 9mm vs. the 380's. She has better overall control and consistency with the 380's she's had the opportunity to shoot, where with the 9mm's, not as much. I think it's a matter of ge...
by qballbandit
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: CANIK (CENTURY & TRISTAR) GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: 2019 and Canik - What's Your Thoughts?
Replies: 29
Views: 4240

Re: 2019 and Canik - What's Your Thoughts?

Dream world vs. reality I guess, for me. My dream would be to have the DA with front slide serrations, ambi-slide release (I shoot lefty), and the loaded chamber indicator on top of the slide. These three items would make it the absolute perfect 9mm handgun for me. Reality would be to throw their ha...
by qballbandit
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik)
Topic: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ
Replies: 17
Views: 2792

Re: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ

Trying to decide between the Shield EZ or the the Springfield 911 for the wife. She likes the 911's grip and sights a bit better, while I think the EZ is much easier to rack with overall better functionality. Held them both and really pushed and prodded every which way. Have read, seen, and have bee...
by qballbandit
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Contest - Reduced Power Spring Kit for Elite, SFx and Elite Combat
Replies: 74
Views: 21269

Re: Contest - Reduced Power Spring Kit for Elite, SFx and Elite Combat

I'm in for the TP9SF Elite! Thanks very much for the chance to win.

Neil 8-)
by qballbandit
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Hello from Georgia
Replies: 14
Views: 2275

Re: Hello from Georgia

" Here I thought you went and bought a SetilE." Made my night! I have the Elite-S, simply because I knew I'd instruct my daughter with it as her first 9mm at some point soon, and wanted that extra measure of safety. No worries for me; I've practiced quite a bit using my trigger finger to s...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: BASIC FIREARM & DEFENSIVE SKILLS, DRILLS & TRAINING
Topic: 3D "Bad Guy" Target Opinions?
Replies: 3
Views: 3417

3D "Bad Guy" Target Opinions?

Warm holiday wishes to you all, Looking to use up an Amazon gift card, I decided to purchase some targets that I would have been more hesitant to purchase with my own money. One of them was from Thompson Targets - a 25x38 3D Bad Guy. Was $22 for 10 targets (an ominous bald guy), and the 3D clip-on g...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: GENERAL FIREARM DISCUSSIONS (Non-Canik)
Topic: SAR-USA SAR 9 Review
Replies: 48
Views: 7486

Re: SAR-USA SAR 9 Review

Thanks for this review. I was pretty much all systems go on ordering one of these after reading up on and watching as much video I could find. Couldn't find a single gun shop with one in the store, so was going to take the gamble since it was priced so attractively. It all went south after I held th...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Hello from Illinois
Replies: 7
Views: 1279

Re: Hello from Illinois

Hello from the NW Suburbs (Hangover Park). You got me by one, but I sure love my two: Elite & DA :smile:

Neil b-)
by qballbandit
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Greetings Fanatik's!
Replies: 15
Views: 2228

Re: Greetings Fanatik's!

Thanks guys for the warm welcome. 8-) I went to my FLL tonight to sign the background check paperwork for my DA. Sure looked good, and felt great in my hands. Now, it's a three day wait (Illinois) before going back to take it home. Boy was it tough to walk out of there without it! I know some of you...
by qballbandit
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Greetings Fanatik's!
Replies: 15
Views: 2228

Re: Greetings Fanatik's!

Thanks guys, much appreciated. I saved a youtube link on my phone (charging at the moment) for something called iTarget, or something close to that? You set it up on a table, shoot laser bullets at it, and it registers on an app on a smart phone? Sound familiar? I don't yet have a webcam, though cou...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Greetings Fanatik's!
Replies: 15
Views: 2228

Re: Greetings Fanatik's!

Thanks Janik for your reply. DA/SA is familiar to me based on my many hours training with my Beretta 22LR. That said, will heed your advice on the new and different gun. I really took some time last week at the range/shop familiarizing myself with their DA and the feel of the DA/SA, the deckocker, e...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
Topic: Greetings Fanatik's!
Replies: 15
Views: 2228

Greetings Fanatik's!

Good evening, My name is Neil, and joined up this evening after reading through the forums here for the last week. Great place - my hats off to the team. Still a fairly new shooter, less than a year, starting with the Beratta M9 22LR as my training pistol, and messing about with my father-in-law's r...
by qballbandit
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: CANIK REVIEWS AND RANGE REPORTS
Topic: Disappointed
Replies: 58
Views: 11695

Re: Disappointed

Good evening, New to the forum, but must say impressed with the vast array of knowledge and intelligent opinions and viewpoints. I wanted to add some comments re: the Elite-S, Century Support, and receiving replacement parts - all topics I've read about in this thread. First, I'm sorry to hear of yo...