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New Coonan

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by 4dogs, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. 4dogs

    4dogs 3 miles from the range Active Member

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    Just got a Coonan .357 mag and have taken it out to the range. Nice gun, no problems. Grip is long but that's expected. On yeah!

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  2. nwo

    nwo Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Very cool. What do these currently cost?
     
  3. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

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    How long ago did you order it? My FIL is waiting on one too.
     
  4. PuddleMonkey

    PuddleMonkey Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Keiths had a handful of them in the showcase for a couple months. Depending on model they looked to be $1,000-$1,400.
     
  5. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    You could get a hi-point and load it like a .357 magnum. fiddy bucks I think
     
  6. Hook686

    Hook686 Northern California Active Member

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    Nice. I've noticed those. How does it compare to a Desert Eagle XIX in .357 magnum ?
     
  7. 4dogs

    4dogs 3 miles from the range Active Member

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    I ordered it Monday from a vendor at GunBroker, shipped it to ARPC (yep, they have an FFL) & arrived Thursday. Price on GunBroker was $1419; with shipping and 3 percent charge for credit card it was a bit over $1500.
     
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    usagi Redmond Well-Known Member

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  9. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I had an original model B. Nice workmanship, easy to shoot with 158 grain loads. 125 grain Remington's were a bit more recoil, about on par with a .45 ACP. The downside is that it really is only a novelty gun. It's big, heavy and has limited magazine capacity. Parts and magazines are proprietary. If you want .357 Magnum power in an automatic, get a .357 SIG. Here is a vid of me shooting mine. As a unique collectible and just plain fun to shoot gun, it's great. :)