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Sunday, May 9, 2021

.45 ACP COLT COMBAT COMMANDER ROUND COUNT as of 05/07/2021


(1982 vintage that I purchased used in 2015)


RUNNING TOTAL OF ALL ROUNDS FIRED (by me) SO FAR = 326 


RUNNING TOTAL OF BALL-AMMO FIRED SO FAR = 235

RUNNING TOTAL OF JAMS WITH BALL-AMMO SO FAR = 0 

via VARIOUS 7-round mags (most via Wilson 47 mags, some via a pair of Tripp mags and three Ed Brown mags)


RUNNING TOTAL OF HOLLOW-POINT AMMO FIRED SO FAR = 91

RUNNING TOTAL JAMS WITH HOLLOW-POINT AMMO SO FAR = 5 

02 Jams of the 67 rounds of HydraShok fired (all via Wilson 47 mags)

03 Jams of the 24-rounds of Black Talon fired (jams experienced with 2 separate 7-round Tripp mags and

none with the sole Ed Brown mag that was used with BT.) 



Below are three short range sessions that I had not yet blathered blogged about. 


01/11/2021

8 rounds total @ 15ft

Black Talon (7-round Ed Brown mag +1 in chamber) (no jams)

(this was at the end of a PPK session)


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Both targets folded to size 8''x14'' and fired @ 15ft. 
16-rounds Black Talon on the left and 27-rounds S&B ball on the right

04/28/2021

43 rounds total

3-JAMS WITH BLACK TALON OF 16-ROUNDS FIRED WITH 2 DIFFERENT 7-ROUND TRIPP COBRA MAGS

27-rounds S&B 230-grain ball fired (no jams) 3-mags each 7+1 plus 3-odd-rounds

1 Ed Brown mag

2 Tripp mags


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Target folded to size 8''x14'' and fired 
24-rounds @ 15ft
8-rounds @ 21ft
8-rounds @ 30ft
(yep, I need more work)

05/07/2021

40 rounds total

all S&B 230-grain ball (no jams)

2x Tripp 7-round mags

3x Ed Brown 7-round mags

(1x Wilson 7-round mag used for +1 top-off before firing each of the other full 7-round mags)


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All sessions were at 5 Star Firearms in Zion, Illinois


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