First range trip with CW380 WOW

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Kahr33556, Aug 5, 2014.

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  1. Kahr33556

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    First mag F.T.F after 4 rounds.Rem ammo UMC
    second mag no problem UMC
    third mag no problem UMC
    fourth mag F.T.F. Rem ammo UMC
    40 rounds 2 f.t.f. rem umc
    Next 100 rounds pmc and mag tech no problem
    critical defence no problem.

    I gota say this is a sweet shooting gun 2 inch groups at 7 yards all day.
    I have a LCP and it in no way even compairs to this gun.

    If anyone wants a great shooting small 380 that you can shoot at the range I recomend the CW380.
    This shoots better than my shield 40 cal.(longer barrel)
    Shoots almost as good as my CW9.

    I may sell the LCP and buy another if I can get 250 to 300 for it.
     
  2. CNobbe

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    Glad you like it, we have two of them and have had exactly two malfunctions between them. It's been my summer pocket carry piece and I couldn't ever consider an LCP again.
     
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    How can you say this is a great shooting pistol when you had 4 failures in the first 30 rounds? :confused:
     
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    They do shoot well if you get a good one. Mine was not reliable enough for carry, thus useless. My LCP never had a single malfunction.
     
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    Maybe I misread the OP, maybe he didn't get 4 FTF but got a total of 2 FTF in a total of 140 rounds of shooting?

    Still though, for a carry gun that would bother me.
     
  6. Kahr33556

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    Yes 2 total. I was giving a summery.
    Brand new gun, yes I cleaned it first.
    Kahrs are tight and some ammo performs better.
    All in all for a pocket gun it is very accurate.
    My Lcp is well worn , not good sights , it wont feed 102 gr golden sabers 100%
    Just very impressed for a 340 dollar pocket gun, I can group at 7 yards.
     
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    Kahr33556

    Thanks for the range review. Have been thinking about getting one of these to go with my PM9.
     
  8. snooperman

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    I hope you got a good one, as Kahrs can be a Hit or Miss and their customer service sucks. I would never buy another one.
     
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    I'm quite happy with my two remaining Kahrs and I think their CS is just fine.

    It seems that how one approaches experiences in life may actually influence the outcome.
     
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    Their CS has gone downhill dramatically over the last few years it seems. Producing the occasional quality defect is understandable...horrid CS is inexcusable.
     
  11. snooperman

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    I have 7 Ruger handguns and 8 S&W guns. Some are more than 45 years old. Recently I had to send my model 41 22 target pistol to S&W for repair that is more than 40 years old. I paid nothing for the shipping there and back and nothing for the repair either. Same thing with my Ruger Blackhawk revolver. My Kahr PM9 was only 7 months old and it needed repair and I had to pay for shipping and the work done on it. This is NOT an isolated case . It is well known that Kahr customer service SUCKS. There are too many good quality guns from gun companies with better guns and customer service than Kahr.
     
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    That said, it is obvious which companies care about their customers and want them to buy more of their products. At age 74, I learned early on growing up on this farm, " fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me".
     
  13. 340PD

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    Glad you like your Kahr. Tight little gun that needs a couple hundred rounds through it before carrying. I found the same with a Les Baer I bought new. I could hardly rack the slide until I had shot 250 rounds of ball ammo.

    As for Kahr's CS I can only tell you I ordered my PM9 direct through them on their Range Officers discount program. Kahr shipped my gun the same day the credentials were approved.
     
  14. dbp

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    Exactly what I experienced with my P380. It actually took around 350 rds before mine became trouble free. I have now had the last 400 or so rds go downrange with no problems of any sort.

    And as far as accuracy is concerned it is indeed a very capable little 380.

    I have seen the horror stories concerning all things Kahr. Maybe I just got lucky, but after being patient through the first 350 rds things are just fine with my P380. You do need to find ammo that your particular gun likes though.

    This summer I have pocket carried it 95% of the time rather than my Shield. This fall and winter that will flip flop.
     
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