PT145 range report


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JamisJockey
January 8, 2004, 05:55 PM
Stopped by the main local Shop and Range (Doug's Shoot'n'Sports), and found a used PT145, which they rent for use in the range. Shot an entire box, and loved it! Its got a pretty hefty recoil for a .45, but its probably the small size. Still, absolutely controllable.
My biggest beef is the mag release....it doesn't drop out, just releases. Good for combat reloads, I imagine, so I'll probably practice such.
The best part, its $100 less then brand new, and in tip-top shape. I went ahead and put it on layaway, and once my .38 sells I'll pay it off.
Needless to say, I'm stoked about the purchase and CCW upgrade!

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longtom4570
January 8, 2004, 06:05 PM
Thanks for the report. I've just looked at one today and liked it, also was looking at the XD compact in .40, both feel good and i have a 1911 Gvt Mdl and am looking for a CCW gun.

PCRCCW
January 8, 2004, 11:14 PM
Im glad you like your gun. Next time you want a screaming deal on ANY GUN in UTAH...go see Norm @ VanWagenens in Orem. He has the lowest prices around.........George Hill lived just around the corner from the store for along time. Im glad I live 50 miles away......Im broke enough.

Nice little compact 45 BTW...........shoot well.

client32
January 9, 2004, 08:23 AM
I'm glad you liked it. I have enjoyed mine.

My biggest beef is the mag release....it doesn't drop out, just releases. Good for combat reloads, I imagine, so I'll probably practice such.

I have 3 mags, and 2 of the drop out and one works like you described.

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