Our warm-up consisted of 50 rounds of ball ammunition American Eagle 230 gr. This gives maximum control in case of a unlikely lockwork malfunction but also checks all basic functions, including slide lock and last round feeding. . When I first got the pistol I felt the trigger pull was rough but wrote it off as being dry. It looks like very bad machining from your pics.
Reports are: Long delayed times with turn-around times for repairs, work not being completed at all, hack work being performed by less talented smiths and work being performed with no correction of problem. Our experience leads us to concur. And Para goes one step further by providing three magazines: many duty and competitive basics can be met right out of the box. This combination makes it the most popular 1911. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper 5 to 10 business days , the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it 3 to 5 business days , and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request 5 to 10 business days. A mere 30 rounds is not enough to grind the coating off to that extent. Something odd I noted when cleaning it was that the firing pin is magnetized.
To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound. The 1911 Black Ops Combat comes as a. As a precaution, we cleaned and re-inspected the Black Ops at 50 rounds. I do love my Pro Custom, but I'm glad that I'm having all my work done locally! For an individual to receive a firearm from Cheaper Than Dirt! It has a 2 dot dovetail rear sight and green fiber optic front sight. Even without a tuned trigger and lots of dry- fire, we saw from-the-holster, 6-plate times creep steadily downward, coming to rest in the mid to low 4 sec range at 11 yards.
As is our habit, we ran a reference pistol alongside the Black Ops, repeating all our procedures. This led to out-and-out breakage or bullet pitch and yaw as the round was fed, prematurely slowing the slide with an incorrect ramp collision and resulting in a misfeed. On mass produced guns I suspect that you will find a fairly wide variance from spec. It now comes standard with the best 3-dot sight system on any 1911. Add in the excellent handling, expert precision and an uncompromising group of features, and youve got the ultimate sidearm should your situation go from bad to brutal. This session was less structured than the first, though we continued to range widely through our selection of magazine and ammunition types.
As for the poor machining on the slide, that is something that I would normally encourage you to return for factory repair. Looks like normal burnishing from the slide and barrel cycling to me. While this makes for more difficult shooting between the tendency to shiver and overcome bulky clothing, it provides a good test environment. We kept a steady supply of loaded mags with a variety of major power-factor and higher loads factory feeding the Para and hammering a plate rack. There is— particularly after 102 years—a variation for every taste and application. Paras single action single stack line of pistols bring the Power Extractor technology to this series of classic pistols. The Expert Commander features a beavertail grip safety, a skeletonized match-grade trigger, polymer grips, a green fiber optic front sight, and a 2-dot rear sight.
I could almost lift the solid steel spring guide off the table with the firing pin. Good luck and let us know how it goes. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error you received an incorrect or defective item, etc. The company that Ted and Thanos started was known for quality and innovation. It has a 2-Dot rear sight with a green fiber optic front sight, comes with a beavertail grip safety, adjustable skeletonized trigger and two 8-round magazines.
Comes with an Integral picatinny accessory rail and Trijicon 3-dot night sights. To that end, phase two of our testing moved to a collection of magazines kept for just this purpose: a vintage circa 1970—original feed lip design and Series 80 Colt; a couple of Chip McCormicks regular Shooting Star and a PowerMag ; a Wilson Combat; a mid-80s Pachmayr; a pair of Mec-Gars 8- and 10-round ; a Tripp Research 10-round ; a Kimber and a couple of after-market who-knows-whats—all in all, 13 magazines. We noted that magazine insertion needed a very firm hand when all eight rounds are loaded, but this is typical and tends to disappear as magazine springs receive some usage and take their set. Latest reports indicate that Para has sold off its remaining stock of slides and other components to Sarco and Numrich. The Para performed very well again, producing a single misfeed that we suspected was ammunition-related, and which we could not reproduce. Not a problem but I was wondering if the magnetized firing pin is by design. To allow app installs from gun.
Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations. It is so rough that quick follow ups are impossible. It has a 2-dot dovetail rear sight and green fiber optic front sight and a beavertail grip safety. More serious, and taking much longer to discover, was the insufficiency of the original feed lip pattern. Completing the Transaction Once you place the firearm in your cart and checkout you will receive a confirmation email that has your order number and further instructions.
Para overcomes both problems for Black Ops owners with the provided magazines sourced from Mec-Gar. The gun was well lubricated for those 30 rounds so it shouldn't have worn anywhere thar much. Shipping We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Some of it also was beyond Para's control. This is truly an impressive pistol that will impress new and seasoned shooters! Be sure to include this info in your pistol box.