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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/1/2005 8:55:22 PM EDT
Are these any good ? I handled one today and liked the way it felt . Its between A100 OR a Taurus 92 copy (mostly because of the frame mounted ambi saftey . Megar makes mags for both of them Thanks RL
Link Posted: 8/2/2005 6:04:25 AM EDT
well, I don't know about the A100, but my very first handgun was an Astra A80. The slide stop broke after putting less than 50 rounds downrange. After 6 months, it came back from their warranty dept.....and it broke again inside of another 200 rds, this time the hammer snapped off. The shop I bought it from was really cool--They bought the defective POS back because of all the trouble I was having with it.

If price is an issue, I would recommend the Taurus or an EAA Witness. If you can swing a couple hundred more bucks, I'd say go with a Beretta, Sig, Glock (ugh), XD (double ugh).

ANYTHING but an Astra.
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