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FN 57 pistol

Discussion in '5.7 X 28mm Club' started by Narkcop, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Narkcop

    Narkcop

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    Went to Buds and shot asst. rounds thru my 5.7 pistol. You can talk it down all you want but even with the weak SS197 round it's a BAD pistol to have to be shot with. I would grab it and go in an emergency.
     
  2. PlasticGuy

    PlasticGuy

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    I agree on all points.

    I tried for years to hate the Five seveN. I really did. Then I was offered one as part of a trade, shot it, and loved it. Research on actual shooting results made it clear to me that the little cartridge is pretty effective. Yep, I like it.
     


  3. FiremanJim

    FiremanJim Gold Member

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    finally broke down and bought one to compliment my SBR PS90,between the ps90's 50 round mags and the FiveSevens 20 round magazines,it makes a nice BUG setup
     
  4. eracer

    eracer Where's my EBT?

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    I like the accuracy.

    I'd still rather have a a shotgun or a .45 for SD, but the 5.57 is a handy little round for when the bad guy is wearing body armor.
     
  5. I had one and overall was very impressed with it. I sold it to fund another project.....it's on my list of guns to get again.....especially before the next election.
     
  6. Narkcop

    Narkcop

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    My black 5.7 pistol has been FLAWLESS. The dark earth one will not reliably feed or cycle SS-192 of which I have 3,000 rounds put back. I called FNh and they said to shoot 500 rounds of the SS-197 to loosen up the recoil spring!!!! No shipping labels supplied. Fnh weapons are usually high quality but customer service SUCKS.