FEG PA-63

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  1. MikeH121

    MikeH121 New Member

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    Just spent 90 bucks today on a FEG PA-63 9x18mm

    I may need my head examined, counting this, since April I have bought 2 rifles, 1 shotgun, 2 derringers, 1 revolver and now my 3rd semi auto pistol.

    9 guns in 5 months time. ;)

    Not counting the ammo that goes with them.
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  2. RJay

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    FEG-PA- 63's are sorta rare in 9X19.
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    Hungarian police used the 9 x 19
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    In the aluminum frame PA-63? 9X19-9MM Para?
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    9 guns in 5 months. Yea that's a lot. Wish I had the cash. I would buy 9 guns a month.
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    Sorry for the typo 9 x 18mm......opps:eek:
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    :D Don't worry about it, that oops was so small , it isn't even worth mentioning :D
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    The trigger pull is about 18 lbs in double action mode, once fired it is real easy.

    If you CC it you need that extra with adrenaline pumpin' if you need to use it.

    Gonna make some slim grips got a nice piece of thin African Bubinga just right, it is the kind of wood I use on knife handles.
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    I bought a FEG PA-63 several years ago and it really hurts to shoot it, not from recoil but from hammer pinch. The gun is so hard to hang on to and slips in the hand allowing the hammer to catch the hand. I added grip tape (skateboard) to the back of the grip frame and that helped but I still have to be sure to grab the gun low on the grip and hang on tight. To me this is not a fun gun to shoot.

    In the same class (but long before the FEG PA-63 or the gun the FEG clones, the Wather PPK) and much more fun to shoot is the Colt 1903/08. Mine is not valuable as a collector gun because it has been re-blued decades ago by someone else but done very nicely. It fits the hand well, the recoil is nil (32ACP), and it is very accurate. John Browning sure knew how to design guns!

    LDBennett
  11. MikeH121

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    Had a Baretta 32 auto that was fun to shoot. Like a 22... the funnest gun I shoot now even with the 40 S&W recoil is my Springfield XD....POA is dead on to POI. Bad thing is every time I go to shoot the XD I end up shooting 200+ rounds. 40's after that leave your hand tingling the rest of the day.

    As I said I am gonna change out the grips to get rid of the hump. Either some Bubinga or I have some Padauk, the only bad thing with Padauk is it is deep red and with time turns brown.
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