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Old 02-06-2020, 05:56 PM
Striker2237 Striker2237 is offline
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Absolutely doesn't risk any harm to you, you can hold it with the slide touching your chest and fire and the blast is not going to hurt you. Flash is LESS than an uncomped gun by a large margin and it only effects a much smaller section of your vision, comps are nothing at all like porting in those two areas.

You will not be able to tell a difference firing a comped gun vs uncomped with no ear pro, your hearing gets rung out instantly with both so it won't matter at all. I tried it and found no difference at all

Comps are literally cheating my .45 compact with 230g +P HSTs doing 950-70 out of my exact gun have less left recoil and WAY less muzzle deflection than 185g going 990 out of a full-size Ed brown wearing a light a optics (20oz heavier gun). It also has less deflection than a Glock 19 shooting 124 HST, if I opt for normal loadings it's FASTER than my full-size all steel 9mm 1911 in all drills, with my usual it's about a tie except for first shot speed and the FAST drill. Once you try a gun with a comp you will not go back, be warned a comped Glock only has about 12% reduction vs the obscene reduction seen in 1911s, CZs, and SIGs
Carry gun:Wilson Carry Comp Custom .45S Pocket carry:on loan Other 1911s:WC Supergrade Accucomp .38, WC BW Opticomp, WC CQB Compact, WC CQB Professional, WC Super Sentinel, WC CQB Elite 9mm, WC EDC X9, WC X9S, Ed Brown SR, NHC Predator II Opticomp, NHC T3 Hardchrome, Kimber Ultra, ATI Tactical, RIA Tactical 10mm, Kimber Ultra Diamond 9mm, Detonics Combat Master MKVI, Colt Centennial .460 Roland
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