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Old 01-22-2005, 01:28 PM
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Sphinx has a new website...




I just noticed yesterday that Sphinx has a new website.

www.sphinxarms.com

They also list a new US distributor.

They make some rather nice 9mm pistols.

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Old 01-22-2005, 03:27 PM
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They hava an interesting mix of materials, and no polymers that I could see.
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Old 01-22-2005, 07:57 PM
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Very nice!!
Too bad it looks like theyre just making small bores.
I'd like to see a 38 super (or better yet a 9x23) and a 10mm.
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Old 01-23-2005, 02:34 AM
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Having tried and handled a 3000.

The only plastic was the rubber of the grips and the followers in the magazines.

The frame of the Sphinx 3000 is made out of two pieces. The frame upper (receiver) and frame lower (grip). Those two pieces on the Sphinx are then bolted together in a way that they can no longer be separated.

On the (Target) models, the receiver that takes the slide is CNC machined stainless steel, and the grip part is CNC machined Titanium.

The 3000 Standard I tried was a (Target) version with fixed sights for Swiss competition events where adj. sights are not allowed. This is one like I am saving up for.

Here is the test target that came with my friends Sphinx 3000, near actual size.



Here some pics I took of my frieds 3000:











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Old 01-23-2005, 03:22 AM
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Thanks for the updated link. I still have their old website in my favorites. Any word on whether they're using MIM parts. I heard that CZ went to putting some on their guns a few years back.

A 9X23 or 10mm would be simply awesome!

I wish manufactures would move away from the whole beavertail thing, it's starting to get ridiculous.

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Old 04-09-2011, 08:45 PM
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They now have them in 10mm. Click on Hicap Version to see it.

http://www.sphinxarms.com/?p=18
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But they're...hideous, IMO.
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:31 PM
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High bore center on what was a low bore axis design. That and the triggergaurd are no go's. Neat otherwise.
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That trigger guard looks like an afterthought and ruins the lines. Too bad.
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:45 PM
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They also list a new US distributor.
Perhaps I missed it...where is a US distributor listed?
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A $2500 cz? I'll bet they shoot like no other but I'm not sure I could do that... It looks like it could be a great open gun though.
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Old 04-18-2011, 04:42 AM
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High bore center on what was a low bore axis design. That and the triggergaurd are no go's. Neat otherwise.
It reminds me of the H&K trigger guards.. designed for use with winter gloves. I don't really have a HUGE problem with the trigger guard, but I agree it should be changed. For me it's the beavertail that I find hideous.

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