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Nano in the PDX area?

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by equivet, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. equivet

    equivet Carlton, OR Member

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    Interested in actually holding one of these. Anyone know of local shops that have any in stock?
     
  2. mat33

    mat33 Portland, OR Active Member

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    I've seen them at Gun Broker Tigard. They're very nice on the phone, so don't be ashamed to you call ahead and check stock.
     
  3. equivet

    equivet Carlton, OR Member

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    Thanks!
     
  4. PDXoriginal

    PDXoriginal PNW Well-Known Member

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    You must have confused something else for it, because Gun Broker said they haven't received them yet.
     
  5. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    I just picked one up at Cabela's in Springfield. I was just passing through the area and thought I'd stop in. They only had 1 left after I bought mine at 4:30.

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    I measured the trigger pull right at 6 pounds! I am impressed! Weight fully loaded with 6+1 of Federal 124 grain Hydra Shok JHP = 23 ounces.
    I just stripped and cleaned her. That was easy. The take down cam turns very easy. I just used one of my house keys. I need to get to the range asap.
     
  6. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Madras, OR Well-Known Member

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    Looks nice. I can't wait to try one out.
     
  7. equivet

    equivet Carlton, OR Member

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    Won't be in the springfield area till after Thanksgiving; sure it will be gone by then! Was driving through WA and stopped at the Cabelas up there and they didn't have any.

    Poat a range report!
     
  8. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    I will post a report Friday night.
     
  9. jp1985

    jp1985 Linn County, Oregon Active Member

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    Looks like a sweet little gun how many bills did it set you back if you dont mind me asking. I have been thinking of getting one but cannot get a price locked down. Would also like to see a range when you get a chance.

    JP
     
  10. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    $430 plus the background.
     
  11. A.I.P.

    A.I.P. UpperUS Active Member

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    Priced right!
     
  12. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    I just got back from the range. Here is my target of 50'.

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    I jerked the trigger a couple times, but overall I am pleased with the accuracy of the Nano. What I am not too pleased with is that it seems to be ammo sensitive. Out of 100 rounds of Blazer 115 grain FMJ fired, 23 failed to eject! I then loaded up two mags of Federal Premium 124 grain Hydra Shok JHP. It fired all of those without a hiccup. I will have to try a different brand or two of FMJ ammo to see how they cycle. I am hoping it's just a Blazer problem.
     
  13. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    Update/Second Range Report!

    I just got back from shooting the Nano again. This time I am quite happy to report I had no failures. I shot 50 Fiocchi 124 grain FMJ. I then ran a full load (6+1) of Hornady Critical Defense 115 grain. All rounds cycled correctly. The good thing is that I paid the same for the Fiocchi that I paid for the Blazer Brass the other day, so I still won't go broke shooting it.
     
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  14. ironmike86

    ironmike86 WA Member

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    Did you try with the Blazer again just to see? Not bad if they don't like those
     
  15. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    No, I don't have any more and I wasn't going to waste my money to find out.
     
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  16. ironmike86

    ironmike86 WA Member

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    Wonder if others have this problem
     
  17. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    According to the other gun forums, they do. Everyone that is shooting the underpowered cheap stuff. The more powerful stuff seems to work fine.
     
  18. ironmike86

    ironmike86 WA Member

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    Yeah that seems pretty common with gun with the 115 g 9mm
     
  19. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    It it were a range gun and not a carry gun, I'd try with a slightly weaker recoil spring from Wolff, just for the heck of it, although I think it will be a while before they are available...

    or just stay away from the weaker stuff...

    Thanks for the range report. Have added the Nano to my "wants" list.