Hello from Georgia

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Steve Parr
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Hello from Georgia

Post by Steve Parr » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:55 am

Will be picking up an Elite for myself right after Christmas. Just going ahead and getting the skinny from people who own Caniks already.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by higgybaby » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:48 am

Welcome to the club Steve..... no doubt....you will like the Elite. It fells good in the hand....and it shoots good in the field.
If you are not accustomed to carrying single actions pistols- just be aware....the trigger on the Elite is pretty light. Make sure the trigger is covered in what ever holster you use.
Most that shoot it- love it. You will not want to put it down..... be sure to carry several boxes of ammo with you when you go to the range!

Edit: thought I'd add a pic.....my Elite S in a MDJ hybrid holster...

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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by DWARREN123 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:30 pm

Howdy and Welcome to the Canik forum!!!
I have one and like it. I put about 200rounds of NATO spec ammo thru mine to break it in, strong RSA.
Now it shoots anything. It does have a lite trigger which I think helps in its accuracy.
Good luck and safe shooting.
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Post by LT USN (Ret.) » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:41 pm

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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by Janik » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:32 pm

Welcome to the forum, and congrats on the Elite.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by ncjw » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:39 pm

My Elite-S shoots anything, and as Higgy said, it has a very good (read as not heavy but I wouldn't quite call it light) trigger. If you are considering the Elite-S over the Elite, try it first, it is an awkward safety design and you have to decide if you can manipulate it under pressure.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by kjphilippona » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:15 am

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by Badgerboy » Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:57 pm

higgybaby wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:48 am

I am not a lefty.....this image is in a mirror...

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Thanks for the clarification. Here I thought you went and bought a SetilE.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by qballbandit » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:09 pm

" 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 slap it down. Not sure I'd carry it that way, but want to program my finger to do so, anyway.
I learned after the fact about running NATO through it, but now it is a real sweet shooter! Enjoy.

Neil b-)
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by higgybaby » Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:47 am

Badgerboy wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:57 pm
Thanks for the clarification. Here I thought you went and bought a SetilE.
Okay?.....I need help with that. Splain to me what that is- please.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by Gadget Guy » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:49 am

@higgybaby

S etilE

Hold it up to a mirror!
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by higgybaby » Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:54 pm

Wow!....don't laugh......struggled with this a few minutes. Scratched my bald head a couple times.... Okay....I see it now.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by Gadget Guy » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:26 pm

higgybaby wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:54 pm
struggled with this a few minutes
Might explain the "Wallmart incident". #-O
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by higgybaby » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:07 am

Hah!.......soooo thats my problem- I'm not stupid after all....I just can't see.
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Re: Hello from Georgia

Post by Badgerboy » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:54 am

Sorry gents. While I have limited useful knowledge, I make up for it in asinine comments.
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