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Steyr M-A1

Postby SPC » Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:46 pm

Is anyone familiar with the Steyr M-A1. I have narrowed it down to that or the M&P in .40.

I love the ergonomics of this pistol, and have seen nothing but great reviews. It has some funky triangle/trapezoid sights, but other than that, it's great, and a few hundred less than the m&p. THoughts??

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Postby SPC » Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:49 pm

It lists the barrel length as 102mm (prohibited) yet it's being sold in Canada....hmmm?

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Postby Bald Man » Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:32 pm

SPC wrote:It lists the barrel length as 102mm (prohibited) yet it's being sold in Canada....hmmm?


you can buy it if you are grandfathered.

Why not wait save your money up and buy something good like a Glock or a Sig?

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Postby SPC » Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:47 pm

Bald Man wrote:
SPC wrote:It lists the barrel length as 102mm (prohibited) yet it's being sold in Canada....hmmm?


you can buy it if you are grandfathered.

Why not wait save your money up and buy something good like a Glock or a Sig?


I find that Glocks are too prolific, everyone has/wants one, and I don't really like the way it shoots. I looked at a SIG P226, and didn't really like the feel of it, I found it too heavy. Does anyone know what SIG VPD is using now??

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Postby Bald Man » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:30 am

SPC wrote:
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SPC wrote:It lists the barrel length as 102mm (prohibited) yet it's being sold in Canada....hmmm?


you can buy it if you are grandfathered.

Why not wait save your money up and buy something good like a Glock or a Sig?


I find that Glocks are too prolific, everyone has/wants one, and I don't really like the way it shoots. I looked at a SIG P226, and didn't really like the feel of it, I found it too heavy. Does anyone know what SIG VPD is using now??


That's interesting, I've never met anyone who doesn't like a pistol for it's excellent shooting qualities. I can see the Sig 226 being uncomfortable in a smaller hand.

I have read up on these Steyr pistols. Other than that, I've never known anyone to have one. Personally, I wouldn't buy anything based on what I read in a magazine alone.

Have you looked at the Springfield XD? They look like a cross betwen a Sig/Glock and 1911. Since yuor outfit is going with a Beretta, why not buy of those?

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Postby SPC » Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:36 pm

Being as I haven't had the pleasure of shooting the P226, perhaps I should give that try before I comment on it!

I have heard great things about the Springfield XD, now I just need to find one to shoot.

Thanks for the info.

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Postby Grassynarrows » Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:19 pm

SIGs are a sweet gun to shoot.
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby Vonn » Wed Jan 16, 2008 8:24 am

I have one - I love my Steyr 9mm - it really is a sweet piece - comfortable, easy to handle, little recoil - easy to disassemble and reassemble.
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby Bitterman » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:47 pm

SPC wrote: I have narrowed it down to that or the M&P in .40.

it's great, and a few hundred less than the m&p. THoughts??



I'm thinkin' ... What the hell are you paying for an M&P...?? :D

The full retail on S&W's feeble attemp at stealing some of Glocks market share is only $600-$700
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby SPC » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:11 pm

Bitterman wrote:
SPC wrote: I have narrowed it down to that or the M&P in .40.

it's great, and a few hundred less than the m&p. THoughts??



I'm thinkin' ... What the hell are you paying for an M&P...?? :D

The full retail on S&W's feeble attemp at stealing some of Glocks market share is only $600-$700


Not where I'm from...try almost $900...I guess I could shop around for some places elsewhere and have it shipped to me.
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby echo1 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:18 pm

SPC wrote:
Bitterman wrote:
SPC wrote: I have narrowed it down to that or the M&P in .40.

it's great, and a few hundred less than the m&p. THoughts??



I'm thinkin' ... What the hell are you paying for an M&P...?? :D

The full retail on S&W's feeble attemp at stealing some of Glocks market share is only $600-$700


Not where I'm from...try almost $900...I guess I could shop around for some places elsewhere and have it shipped to me.


Place I shop has them for $600! (the 9mm)

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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby SPC » Fri Jan 18, 2008 12:15 pm

echo1 wrote:
Place I shop has them for $600! (the 9mm)


Care to elaborate on what that place might be called??
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby SPC » Fri Jan 18, 2008 3:13 pm

thx for the pm's
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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby Jeff » Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:20 pm

Prolific?
What exactly is your problem with Glock?

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Re: Steyr M-A1

Postby SPC » Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:11 pm

Jeff wrote:Prolific?
What exactly is your problem with Glock?

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No problem with Glocks...great gun, I just don't want one.
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