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Just got back from a long weekend at a gunshow. It was cold. Kinda odd in south Texas, but it brings the crowds into the shows. Sold a few clunkers on Sat. I was ready to buy something.

This little gun came along in an odd way. A couple came by and looked at an old HiPoint 995 carbine in 9 mil that I had. They had looked all over the show for one and had only found the newer ones with the new type of stock. They were dead set on an old one cause they had one before and had to sell it. Problem was they did not have any $. Lady said she had a gun they had fired a few times and didn't use much. Wanted to know if I would swap, so I asked for it. It was a like new Gen 3 with all the stuff, in the box. They would sswap with me If I would cover their Thanksgiving dinner which would be a hundred bucks.O.K. Anyone else would have jumped on that.

I had to be a cheapo and offered the carbine and 50 bucks for the G23. Not enough for a good T-Day dinner. They settled for the carbine and 75 bucks with 2 mags. I COULD LIVE WITH THAT!!!!!!!

Never have owned one cause I am too cheap to buy a new one or even a nice used one. But this was an o.k. deal. It was like new, looked unfired, 2 mags.

 

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Thanks guys. Got to go out and run 10 rounds through it just to gauge the sights a bit. Put 7 rounds on a standard P.V. pizza target and 7 yds using 180 gr. CCI Blazer. Gun shot just above POA like I prefer. It shot a bit to the left, but at combat ranges that would not matter much. Will adjust the windage a bit later. Put a few founds though some soda cans with it too.:D

Trigger seemed a bit stiffer than the Springer XD I just got, but more than adequate for shooting at combat ranges. It was a good bit lighter than my SW40VE.

 

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Thanks guys. Got to go out and run 10 rounds through it just to gauge the sights a bit. Put 7 rounds on a standard P.V. pizza target and 7 yds using 180 gr. CCI Blazer. Gun shot just above POA like I prefer. It shot a bit to the left, but at combat ranges that would not matter much. Will adjust the windage a bit later. Put a few founds though some soda cans with it too.:D Trigger seemed a bit stiffer than the Springer XD I just got, but more than adequate for shooting at combat ranges. It was a good bit lighter than my SW40VE. http://cdn.bersaforum.com/images/1/1/8/18-210.jpg
The G23 is an excellent weapon !

Accurate right out of the box !
 

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Love my Gen 3 G23! Buddy bought one, put 50 rounds through it, didnt like it, he wanted a wheel gun. Sold it to me for 1/2.
 

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Love my Gen 3 G23! Buddy bought one, put 50 rounds through it, didnt like it, he wanted a wheel gun. Sold it to me for 1/2.
Haven't had a chance to shoot it again. Been getting other guns and testing them. Need to go out and get use to shooting it.
 

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It great pistol. Now you must change out those cheap plastic sights and smooth out the trigger. Then you have an awesome pistol.
 

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I see it has plastic magazines. Is that up to date? Maybe that couple wanted to get rid of a kind of illegitimate gun?
 

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I see it has plastic magazines. Is that up to date? Maybe that couple wanted to get rid of a kind of illegitimate gun?
As far as I know, they are the right mags. I also got an XD Tactical .40 at the same show. It had 2 metal mags with it. Found out those were aftermarket later. They would only hold 10 rounds each.
 

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I'm no Glock expert by any means. In fact I do not like them. But I recall someone telling me the older Glocks have plastic magazines.
 

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I was never a Glock fan either. I like the old school stuff like blue and walnut or nice stainless. But those guns are heavy to use as carry guns. Glocks have always been more expensive new or used than most of the others. And I am a cheap kinda guy too.:D
 
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