Range Report: SIG 238, S&W E-Series 1911, Colt Combat Elite, and S&W 629 Snubbie

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by mesinge2, Feb 1, 2012.

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  1. mesinge2

    mesinge2 Active Member

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    Dec 4, 2009
    Central Florida
    I went shooting with a retired female NYPD Officer that has become a close friend. She was retired when she was shot in the hand and she still shoots. She just got a SIG 238 and it is an awesome little gun. She tried it out today and now I really want the 9mm version (the 938).

    This is what went to the range today:

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    And here is the 238 vs. as FS 1911:

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    Here is the SIG 238 in her hands at 7 yards with Hornady Z-maxx ammo. She said that the 238 recoils less than the Bersa even though the 238 is significantly smaller.

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    Video: .380 ACP SIG P238

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    All my shooting was done at 14 yards:

    I shot my new S&W 1911 E-Series up against my Colt Combat Elite. I actually think the S&W might be more accurate.
    It is grouping tighter but it is also grouping consistently left for me. I need to drift my rear sight.





    S&W 1911 E-series:
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    Video: .45 ACP S&W 1911 E-Series

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    Colt Combat Elite with a new Shoot-N-C:
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    Video: .45 ACP Colt Combat Elite

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    Then I exhausted the last of my DoubleTap 300gr. Nosler JHP in my S&W 629 Snubbie with a third Shoot-N-C:

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    Video: .44 Mag S&W 629-6 Deluxe Talo Edition

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    and the target after I got it off the floor ::)

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    All-in-all about 800 rounds spent today.

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    Last edited: Feb 1, 2012
  2. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    Great write up and pics, fantastic shooting too!
     

  3. Rugermanws

    Rugermanws Active Member

    343
    May 18, 2009
    Pittsburgh Pa
    I love the 629 flame thrower. You just don't see this as much when you shoot outdoors in sunlight.
     
  4. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    NICE range report.
    THANKS.
     
  5. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Central, Ohio
    Great Balls of Fire, those are beautiful guns and excellent shooting and a nice report.
     
  6. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

    908
    Mar 3, 2008
    Merrimac Valley, MA
    Thanks for sharing, looks like a great day at the range to me.
    Those SW E series are awesome, I did shoot one and it was tight and accurate as they come.
     
  7. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    some great shooting and some nice hand guns! I do like that Smith!
     
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