I went out shooting today with my Stepdad's Para and had lots of problems. I have never been crazy about this gun (the TS has become mushy for example) anyway but today just did it in for me. I must have had 10 malfunctions in about 25 rounds. Had several FTF's and FTE's with both of his magazines. Also, had a few occasions where the gun would not fire, even with a round in the chamber. Gun isn't all that accurate either. It was consistently left, where as my Vbob is dead on. My stepdad is set in his ways though: A) He will not carry with a round in the chamber B) Thinks any gun that is longer than 3 inches isn't practical for concealed carry C) Loves this gun lol I won't buy a para after this. Just some thoughts.