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Laugo Arms Alien Pistol

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Browning, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. Browning

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    I read about it yesterday somewhere. Very cool pistol design. Lots of interesting features.
     
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    Very cool indeed.
     
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    Yep, I follow them on FB. Supposed to be released in the US in 2019.

    They designed the CZ Scorpion Evo S3.
     
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  5. Browning

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    I have one of those.

    Personally I really think they messed up when they didn't design it for use with CZ-75 mags.

    CZ fans would've been all over it for sure instead of mentally listing it as 'a maybe'.
     
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    Definitely unique. I would love to see one in person.
     
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  7. 460Shooter

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    Agreed. Still a cool gun though.

    I find myself really wanting one of these pistols, in particular the stainless version I've seen pictures of. I do dig the black and red one too, but I'm a sucker for that bright shine.

    The design is interesting for sure. It looks like a flat and fast shooting gun.
     
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    That's novel.

    I kinda like it.
     
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    Very interesting. Not much new makes me want to open my wallet but that may depending on the price point and quality of it.
     
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    It won't be cheap, that's for sure. I'm betting $1500 ish MSRP, maybe $1200 OTD.
     
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  11. 460Shooter

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    I've heard more like $1900 to $2500.

    Hope you're right.
     
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    Finally a more informative video on this thing.

    Looks very inovative for sure. Maybe someday I'll get a chance to shoot one.
     
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    I heard the same rumors too as to that high a price tag. I'm hoping it's not, as it'll be a stillborn in terms of sales in that price bracket. That's fancy pants 1911 money. :D
     
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    It would still probably have a strong market with competitive shooters, but I agree, with that high of a price tag I don't think you'd see them much in the firing line at your local range.

    Let's keep our fingers crossed. This gun has the potential to render many of my 9mms obsolete. I'm really hoping they take off and we see an entire line of them in different cartridges.

    My heart would go pitter patter for a 10mm version. Doubt that would ever happen though.
     
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    If I actually pulled the trigger on one I'd probably either get one of the ones above in a two-toned FDE/Black or one of the all black/red trigger versions like the one below.

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    If it's a little over a grand ($1200 OTD) I'll probably get one if it looks like there are no problems and there's some support for them.

    If they're over that I'll pass.
     
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    I'm not a striker fired (or internal hammer fired) gun fan, as I'm too "practical" in my gun purchases (.50cal not withstanding. :D ) But as others have said this is so new, so neat, and so different I'd probably get one, even if I'd never consider putting it into carry rotation. The ability to swap the top and go with a non-reciprocating optic would definitely be something I'd love to play with.
     
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    I hear they’re gonna be in the ball park of $2500-3000. Probably worth it but I won’t spend that kind of money on a single handgun.
     
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    It's interesting for certain. And, as mentioned, it would be even cooler if it used CZ75 magazines. But at those prices, not for me; that's several mortgage payments.
     
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    Wait for the Taurus version. lol
     
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    Like all things, if they sell enough at the higher price the price will come down eventually. Personally I think the design is very novel and would like to get one simply because it truly is unique and not just another version of things done before, but mere curiosity isn't going to get me to lay down several thousand.
     
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    Tis interesting, time will tell.
     
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    $2500-$3000 for an untested pistol with no realistic factory support in the US? Hard pass on that.

    Yeah if I want a flat shooting high capacity 9mm I think an STI DVC Omni would get the nod for a bit more. Particularly since STI is in Texas and will be around to support the pistol if needed.
     
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    Question for the group. If someone were to accidentally double charge a reload, and blow this gun up, how much greater of a safety hazard do folks think it would be to have the chamber directly next to your hand and index finger, rather than slightly above like on more traditional designs?
     
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    Wanted to share. Laugo Arms recently stated in a FB post that this gun will retail for around $5000 in the US.

    So I'm out. I'll pick up three high quality guns for that price.
     
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