GUN Ruger P94 .40 *PICS*

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  1. SkyLeach

    SkyLeach Guest

    I have one, and I'm currious how many others out there have handled this weapon. I'm very happy with the balance between stopping power, kick and relative accuracy but I have found it to be a very difficult gun to field strip in any kind of hurry.

    It's not complicated, just that between the heavy slide spring and the locking pin that tends to get hung up it's like pulling a tooth to disengage the pin. I like that fact that the pin doesn't fully disengage and once it's pulled out the rest is simply a breeze, but that first part is a bear.

    Any comments?

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  2. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Nice.
     
  3. krott5333

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    im not sure you can buy a more reliable gun than the ruger p-series
     
  4. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I used to have a P-89 9mm. my first gun.. rock solid and reliable
     
  5. Alphaeus

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    how much did that set you back?
     
  6. SkyLeach

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    I forget, it's been 5 years. About $395 IIRC.
     
  7. Dragula

    Dragula I has a TV

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    I just picked this up yesterday....P345. Feels great and strips down like nothing.

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  8. 86 Bird

    86 Bird eh

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    I've been thinking about getting one of those. What did you pay?
     
  9. Dragula

    Dragula I has a TV

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    425 Could've got it for 399 an hour away but I didn't feel like driving.
     
  10. krott5333

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    I've been eyeing one of those up myself, as my first .45 :kdubb:
     
  11. Dragula

    Dragula I has a TV

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    Its my first gun ever and so far I'm pretty happy.
     
  12. Shaggy007

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    I picked up a p89 as my first handgun over the summer and I love it. You'll get used to getting the slide in the right position for the locking pin, it just takes a while.
     
  13. poonmonster

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    I am not a fan of Ruger beacuse they don't fit my hands well. But they are very well made gun.
     
  14. Dragula

    Dragula I has a TV

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    From what I've heard from people who have both the earlier P series and the P345, the P345 is much more fitting to smaller hands. Go down to a store and hold one, I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
     
  15. poonmonster

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    I will be at the range today, I will check one out and report back.
     
  16. SkyLeach

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    I plan to go later today as well. Expect another range report if I don't suck.
     
  17. SkyLeach

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    I really don't have any trouble doing that, but it still sticks. I've had the gun for 5 years (although I let it sit in storage for the past 3 1/2 due to a situation in which I didn't trust myself being armed).
     
  18. poonmonster

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    I checked it out, I didn't like it much. I don't know what it is I can't bring myself to like a Ruger. I know they are great guns. There is just something about them
     

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