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Thread: Springfield Hellcat

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    Springfield Hellcat

    Anybody get there hands on the new 9mm Hellcat?
    NRA pistol,shotgun,patrol rifle instructor.

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    Shot mine for the first time today. Snappy in my old arthritic hand, but excellent shooter. Really liked my 124 gr HST’s.
    Consistent and robust ejection. Had to drift rear sight a tad for proper windage, and that put the sight dead center on the slide. Elevation just right at the range at which I was shooting, 7 yards.
    Next comes mags and Kydex.
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    Awesome. I have been looking for one near me to try but no luck yet.

    QUOTE=skipper49;942602]Shot mine for the first time today. Snappy in my old arthritic hand, but excellent shooter. Really liked my 124 gr HST’s.
    Consistent and robust ejection. Had to drift rear sight a tad for proper windage, and that put the sight dead center on the slide. Elevation just right at the range at which I was shooting, 7 yards.
    Next comes mags and Kydex.
    Skip[/QUOTE]
    NRA pistol,shotgun,patrol rifle instructor.

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    Handled one at range shop this morning. OK, but wasn't wowed. Trigger on this sample wasn't as nice as either the G43X or P365XL I was comparing it with, but it will likely smooth out some. I'd say if you buy it, do so because you like it, not because it holds an extra round (compared to the standard P365).

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    Last edited by 41magfan; 11-14-2019 at 12:18 PM.
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    I saw that thank you. I ended up buying the osp version two weeks ago. Took it out and ran 200 flawless rounds through it. 115,125,147 grain. Hardball and hollow point. I like the sights I seem to acquire them fast. Good crisp trigger. Good capacity. Great feel in the hand. Just got two extra mags for it looking to get out with it this weekend again.
    NRA pistol,shotgun,patrol rifle instructor.

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    Apr 2016
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    Desert Southwest
    Held one at the LGS today. Really liked it. Trigger felt pretty heavy but actually measures 6 lbs. Take up, heavy wall and break.

    Nice ergonomics, seems well built, and kind of mind blowing to see that many rounds in such a small package.

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