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Old 03-30-2020, 01:47 PM
1911Brian 1911Brian is offline
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WHERE have all the Tisas gone?

I would have said clones but there is a jingle here.

So two years ago, amongst the big "no more BHPs" anymore, Tisas was just ramping up and reviews were fairly positive. Now, they are nonexistant.

Also Arcus was still turning out pistols. All of the sudden I looked on the internet, and voila! All gone.

What happened???
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Old 03-30-2020, 02:47 PM
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Panic buying....
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Old 03-30-2020, 04:22 PM
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Do you mean sold out or the advertising is less?
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Old 03-30-2020, 04:32 PM
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Both... I think Gunprime is the only one with any in stock. They only have the cerakote version in stock.
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Old 03-30-2020, 04:42 PM
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If you are looking for one, you might contact the importer, LKCI.
I bought mine directly from them.

Contact page here.
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Old 03-30-2020, 04:55 PM
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The hot one seems to be the SS version. They are great guns.
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Old 03-30-2020, 05:11 PM
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The hot one seems to be the SS version. They are great guns.
That's what I got, direct from LKCI. Very pretty. Mine works great.
Change out springs and extractor straight away perhaps.
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Old 03-30-2020, 07:56 PM
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Yes, my SS version has been perfect. I did replace the parts from BHSS for reliability and I did get a new barrel from TR Enabling... Not that I had any problems, but just because. I also did get the SFS system and really like it!
I do have a BNIB SS version that I bought, but it's still in the safe. I thought one day it also could be a host for a build, but I may just sell it! How many do I need?
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Old 03-30-2020, 08:14 PM
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All I changed on my SS was the extractor (Hard Chrome from Numrich - perfect colour match), honed the sear and hammer interfaces, went down to a 26 lb mainspring and straightened out (softened) the sear spring so it has just the slightest curve. Of course I polished every mating surface while I had it apart - that was the time consuming part.

Now the trigger is at 3.9 lbs with no follow. It's a dream to shoot.
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Old 03-30-2020, 10:47 PM
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Panic buying....

Panic....there's opportunity in chaos....great for firearms and ammunition manufacturers' profits...and gun publications' ad revenues.
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Old 04-03-2020, 05:50 PM
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As stated in my previous post, I have a BNIB SS Tisas in my safe. I purchased 2 at the same time and thought I would use them as a host for custom builds. Truth is, at my age, how many custom build can I use or actually need?
Plus I have an FN out right now for a custom build as well....

Just wanted to show off my BNIB SS Tisas...
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Old 04-03-2020, 06:23 PM
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As stated in my previous post, I have a BNIB SS Tisas in my safe. I purchased 2 at the same time and thought I would use them as a host for custom builds. Truth is, at my age, how many custom build can I use or actually need?
Plus I have an FN out right now for a custom build as well....

Just wanted to show off my BNIB SS Tisas...
I did the same, bought one to stash away in case Tisas stopped manufacturing them, and added the Cylinder & Slide Tisas enhancement kit along with their wide combat trigger. A less expensive alternative than sending out to a Hi Power smith, and would rather use customization funds for Browning Hi Power projects rather than on a clone.

The C&S Kit included Sear Lever Pin, Extractor Pin, CNC Firing Pin Stop, CNC Extractor, "No Bite" Chamfered Hammer, CNC Sear, Extended Combat Safety, Extractor Spring, 18.5# Recoil Spring, a main spring, and Firing Pin Spring.




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Old 04-03-2020, 09:27 PM
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Nice. I like the grips too.
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Old 04-03-2020, 10:48 PM
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Does a standard Hi-Power extractor 'drop-in'?
I should had already changed mine.
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Old 04-04-2020, 07:18 AM
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Does a standard Hi-Power extractor 'drop-in'?
I should had already changed mine.
My FN extractor dropped right in, no fitting.
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Old 04-04-2020, 08:39 AM
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Mine sits in the safe. I have about 200 round they it. The extractor broke and LCKI sent me a new one quickly. Also bought one from BHSS which was a factory one. Put that in with no problems. Also added LOK grips and BHSS extended slide stop. Mine is the SS model and I love it. As soon as more ammo is available around here, I will take out to the range.
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Old 04-04-2020, 08:56 AM
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I've got 1, it's been a POS since the extractor broke. I'm planning on sending it to Slav and let him figure out what's wrong with it eventually but picked up a FEG clone I've been using as a shooter and spent all my extra gun money on s sale I saw on M-1 Carbine ammo recently (sorry Slav, at $11.95 a box for Armscor .30 Carbine that was more important....I've 3 real HP's and 2 FEG's besides the POS Tisa)

Oh, and for those who doubt the deal on .30 Carbine

https://www.trueshotgunclub.com/prod...j-50-round-box
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Old 04-04-2020, 03:02 PM
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I've got 1, it's been a POS since the extractor broke. I'm planning on sending it to Slav and let him figure out what's wrong with it eventually but picked up a FEG clone I've been using as a shooter and spent all my extra gun money on s sale I saw on M-1 Carbine ammo recently (sorry Slav, at $11.95 a box for Armscor .30 Carbine that was more important....I've 3 real HP's and 2 FEG's besides the POS Tisa)

Oh, and for those who doubt the deal on .30 Carbine

https://www.trueshotgunclub.com/prod...j-50-round-box
HELLO DON - you should send your Tisas back to LKCI - it's under warrantee. If it IS a real P.O.S. - they should REPLACE IT. Mine is one of the first 200 in USA, & is still stock except grips & removed mag safety. It has been perfect for me & a keeper. I'm waiting until I have a problem to change anything.
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Old 04-04-2020, 03:08 PM
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I would have said clones but there is a jingle here.

So two years ago, amongst the big "no more BHPs" anymore, Tisas was just ramping up and reviews were fairly positive. Now, they are nonexistant.

Also Arcus was still turning out pistols. All of the sudden I looked on the internet, and voila! All gone.

What happened???
EVERYTHING MAY COME BACK. More about the Worldwide Sheetstorm than any other single factor. I can't find toilet paper at local stores & not even a big city. SO I'd compare that to everyone's wish list being hard to fill for awhile.
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Old 04-04-2020, 04:32 PM
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Panic buying....



Least expensive ALWAYS goes first!
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Old 04-04-2020, 05:15 PM
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HELLO DON - you should send your Tisas back to LKCI - it's under warrantee. If it IS a real P.O.S. - they should REPLACE IT. Mine is one of the first 200 in USA, & is still stock except grips & removed mag safety. It has been perfect for me & a keeper. I'm waiting until I have a problem to change anything.
No it's not. I contacted LKCI the day it broke the extractor and they informed me that they were only offering 1 year warrantees on them. I'd owned mine 1 year and some months when the extractor broke so they said no new one for me and it wasn't under warranty any more.

I had a local smith install a FN one from Slav's company but it's been finicky ever since. I plan on sending it to him when I can (which will be next month now, I bought another FEG HP today so that cut into the gun fun money till next month )
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Old 04-04-2020, 05:26 PM
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Where have all the Tisas gone?
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When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

(This probably means nothing to anyone who didn't live through the 60's. )
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Old 04-04-2020, 07:29 PM
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Where have all the Tisas gone?
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When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

(This probably means nothing to anyone who didn't live through the 60's. )
First thing I heard in my head when I saw the thread-line!
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Old 04-04-2020, 07:48 PM
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Hmm - seems like a Doors fan
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Old 04-04-2020, 07:50 PM
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would really like a HP - however the prices are too much. A clone may workout.
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