Bersa Concealed Carry, released when?


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FunYet
January 29, 2006, 03:56 PM
Anyone know when the Bersa THunder Concealed Carry is scheduled for release? Bersa's web site just says 2006. Anyone know anything more specific?

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MICHAEL T
January 29, 2006, 04:05 PM
Was suppose to been out Summer 2005 then fall and now 2006 I don't think its ever coming out. 4oz in weight and a little shorter terrible sights whats to want. Regular 380 Thunder works very well,for CCW.

thorazine
January 29, 2006, 04:53 PM
Off topic: I recall there was a fat girl in high school named bersa.

albanian
January 29, 2006, 06:06 PM
I want one! Whats not to want?

ChuckB
January 29, 2006, 06:32 PM
the pistol or the fat girl?

Chuck

Route 66
January 29, 2006, 06:51 PM
Was the fat girl a 380? :p

horge
January 29, 2006, 07:00 PM
:confused: :)
Heh.

FunYet
January 29, 2006, 09:13 PM
4oz in weight and a little shorter terrible sights whats to want. Regular 380 Thunder works very well,for CCW.

My interest lies in the fact that the CC model weighs 17.07 OZ. True the regular model is only at about 5 more ounces at 23 OZ, but then I'm getting close to the weight of a Glock 26. A light-weight .380 is what grabbed my attention. I gave Kel-Tec a fair try, more than once so a P3AT is not an option. It sounds like the Bersa is vaporware and may never materialize.

albanian
January 29, 2006, 09:48 PM
"I gave Kel-Tec a fair try, more than once so a P3AT is not an option."

I feel you brother! No more Kel-Tecs for me. Every Bersa I have owned has been good however so I was looking forward to the new one.

VWTim
January 29, 2006, 11:11 PM
I hate when I hear all the problems with Keltec's...Mine been 100% since I bought it, even thru break in.

Wilson 17&26
January 31, 2006, 01:38 PM
At this thread has switched from a pro Bersa to a anti-P-3AT thread I would like to add a few comments.

Last year I was able to pick up (dirt cheep) three P-3ATs from owners that elected not to return their pistols to Kel-Tec under the lifetime warranty. One had some excess red Loctite run down on the trigger axis requiring about 15lbs to pull the trigger instead of the normal 5lbs (I cleaned the trigger axis). The second had a feed ramp that looked like a staircase which Kel-Tec would have gladly exchanged (I used sandpaper to remedy this). The third was in pieces as the owner was trying to replace the magazine release. I replaced two springs that were damaged during disassembly and eventually had Kel-Tec send me a free grip, as a blob of polymer preventing some magazines from properly locking in place.

While finding three P-3ATs with problems sounds like a lot, itís really not. I search for them on gun forums and advertise for them as well. With Kel-Tec producing more than 1,000 P-3ATs per week, an industry error rate of 2% yields 20 possibilities per week. The trick is finding the folks who lack the time to tinker and donít want to mess with free warranty work.

The great thing about these featherweight mouseguns is simplicity. Even a mechanical klutz like myself can fix them and they are so inexpensive you wonít have a heart attack if you break it. Oh, the fact that Kel-Tec will send me most parts free is a big plus too.

I love these pocket pistols and have yet to buy a used one that I canít have 100% in less than two hours. I would like to expression my appreciation to all those that buy P-3ATs then sell them cheap :)

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