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Old 07-12-2021, 08:46 AM   #1
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Well , a friend of mine let me borrow his Hellcat , and i shot it for the first time this weekend ... also trying to get back into doing some youtube videos just for fun ... i'm not any good at it , but it's fun ! side note ... dang i'm getting old and fat!!! LOL ... anyhow , here is my 2c review of the gun ... gonna buy one very soon! let me know your thoughts or comment if you like!

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Old 07-12-2021, 08:54 AM   #2
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Old 07-12-2021, 09:00 AM   #3
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thanks man! i appreciate it ... i'm gonna try to do more videos... kinda fun!
this one sucked bad .. chopped my face off most of the video .. my next one on the 1911 was already better ... also managed to do a hog hunt video too with my thermal monocular recording ... been a youtube video shooting fool this weekend LOL
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Old 07-13-2021, 12:21 PM   #4
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ordered one today from grabagun .. got the fde version for diversity! lol
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Old 07-15-2021, 08:38 AM   #5
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it's done ! Got it! just picked it up!
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Old 07-15-2021, 08:40 PM   #6
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That’s a good lookin pistola. I almost bought one from grabagun yesterday but ended up buying the new ruger lcp max 10+1 for my wife. The hellcat is next on the list
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Old 07-16-2021, 12:15 PM   #7
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That’s a good lookin pistola. I almost bought one from grabagun yesterday but ended up buying the new ruger lcp max 10+1 for my wife. The hellcat is next on the list
cool! what did it for me is the sights ... i can still aim fairly decent without glasses on. got a Garrett holster on order for it , it's too pretty to scratch the finish ... have not shot mine yet, but i'm sure it will meet expectations.


Congrats on the Ruger, those are nice too especially for the price.
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Old 07-16-2021, 01:01 PM   #8
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I liked the video fine, even with your head chopped off ! FYI when I tried to “like” your vid, google asked me to sign in (so they can track who likes gun stuff I assume) , when I did not, they took the “like” away. Sorry bastages !
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Old 07-16-2021, 01:31 PM   #9
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I liked the video fine, even with your head chopped off ! FYI when I tried to “like” your vid, google asked me to sign in (so they can track who likes gun stuff I assume) , when I did not, they took the “like” away. Sorry bastages !
wow.. ok! well we all know what google thinks about binary individuals who still love America . i'm trying to add one weekly ..just uploaded one my my cz scorpion ... I really don't care that much about "the ratings" it's not like some of these channels who make money and have millions of subscribers ... i just do it for fun , and if it ****** off liberals in the process , then even better!

with that said thanks for the attempt at the thumbs up!
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Old 07-18-2021, 11:04 AM   #10
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it's done ! Got it! just picked it up!
I've got one just like it & can't say enough good things about it, it's a **** nice lil carry gun & accurate as all get out. I'm fixing to buy one for every member of the family. Now do your self a favor, drop in an APEX TRIGGER & order your 15 round mags from Springfield.... ordered two for 39.95 each they were at my dor within a week. Now I have one 11 round, 2 13 & 2 15 round mags for the lil kitty cat
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Old 07-20-2021, 01:08 PM   #11
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i picked up 4 brand new 13rd .. $10 a piece , no tax!
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Old 07-22-2021, 10:51 AM   #12
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went back and picked up 6 gen5 factory 17rd glock magazines too ... $10 ea .. no tax!
they put some more hellcat 13rd and 11rd back on the shelf too ...
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Old 07-22-2021, 10:56 AM   #13
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i kept going back and forth between the hellcat and the P365 just because i thought the sights were cool on the HC. ended up going with the P 365 but now i want one of these too
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Old 07-22-2021, 12:03 PM   #14
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I love my hellcat. I don't shoot a pistol well, and I'm lights out with it. I can shhot it better than any pistol I've ever shot.
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Old 07-22-2021, 12:20 PM   #15
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Nice review. I have some gift cards from Academy and was wondering what I was going to use them for, now I know.
Are you Czech? Your accent sounds like my Family in Ellinger.
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Old 07-22-2021, 01:22 PM   #16
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Looking forward to your report on the 1911
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Old 07-22-2021, 02:25 PM   #17
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Looking forward to your report on the 1911
look at my channel, it's already out there
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Old 07-22-2021, 02:26 PM   #18
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Nice review. I have some gift cards from Academy and was wondering what I was going to use them for, now I know.
Are you Czech? Your accent sounds like my Family in Ellinger.
Belgium actually.. got here as quick as I could ....
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Old 07-26-2021, 09:58 AM   #19
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well ... i got my own personal hellcat and made a quick video ... watch the very first shot out of this gun .... i hit the center of a orange 1" pasty on the "FIRST" shot out of this gun, at 21 feet... i should have stopped right there!
talk about some good publicity for springfield!
but... it all went downhill after that ... seems like my brain compensates for recoil after a few round and i start pulling low left ... well check it out and let me know what you think !
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Old 07-28-2021, 10:11 AM   #20
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shots moving low left indicates your tightening your grip while squeezing the trigger,
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Old 07-28-2021, 11:15 AM   #21
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shots moving low left indicates your tightening your grip while squeezing the trigger,
my very first round out of this gun literally hit the center of the pasty .. first 3 shots were within a quarter ... after that.. my brain probably started to compensate and anticipate the recoil... it's a snappy little gun you know ...

in all my other videos so far , i have some low left mishaps... i know it !
but i'm almost 55 and out of shape ...

i'll be the first to admit I don't shoot as often or as well as I used to ... but i can still hit targets at 100 yards with my pistol when I take my time ... ah the good ol days of NRA Hunter pistol matches....

still a 2" group at 21 feet with this snappy gun with small sight radius and bad eye sight is good enough for me..

my next video will be with an STI Hawk 5.0 .. or a TSO .. haven't decided yet.
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Old 07-28-2021, 11:18 AM   #22
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or i could just do like most people and just shoot 3 shot groups ... my 1 shot groups are usually flawless! lol
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Old 07-28-2021, 11:41 AM   #23
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Well done. I was curious about this pistol. Now I'm interested. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-28-2021, 03:59 PM   #24
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Well done. I was curious about this pistol. Now I'm interested. Thanks for sharing.
you're welcome .. I am more than impressed with this gun .. the sights is what did it for me as i can see them good enough to shoot even without my glasses.

Note however , in total darkness, while the front tritium is visible .. the rear is not ... if you are going to run a micro light it doesn't really matter.. or if you have at least partial lighting ..

other than that , it's great! and eats everything i fed it .. HP friendly!
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Old 07-28-2021, 07:43 PM   #25
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What specific model is most recommended?

I always have to add magazine extenders unless it's a large frame pistol.

My hands are not on the smaller side. 9 1/4"
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Old 07-29-2021, 01:50 PM   #26
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What specific model is most recommended?

I always have to add magazine extenders unless it's a large frame pistol.

My hands are not on the smaller side. 9 1/4"
the gun is the same . the magazines is what makes the grip. the 11rd has an extended pinky finger only so the palm of your hand is not fully supported .. the 13rd is almost a full size grip at least for me and the 15 is yet a little longer , getting pretty close to a full size grip
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Old 08-08-2021, 10:38 PM   #27
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Nice. I will put it on my list. I’d like to find one and pick it up, and see how it fits.
Thanks for the review.
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