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Old 05-31-2015, 03:33 PM   #1
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Solo range report

Went to the range yesterday with the wife.
She shoots a Sig P238 She shot 150 rounds NO Failures, Pistol ran fine.
Solo shot 27 Federal HST 124 JHP No Failures.
Solo shot 50 American Eagle 147 gr FMJ Flat Point, No Failures
Solo shot 21 Agulia 124 FMJ, 2 FTE/FTF
P938 shot 22 Aqualia 124 FMJ, No Failures

There is no comparison between the feel of the Solo and the P938.
The Solo trigger is much smoother. The trigger surface on my P938 needs to be changed to something not as sharp and trigger pull needs work.

Without a doubt, carrying the right ammo in the Solo is the best combination between the P938 and the Solo for EDC in my opinion. YMMV

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Old 05-31-2015, 03:39 PM   #2
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I love hearing a great day at the range report and would probably hear more positive results if some would just use the correct manufacturers ammo recommendation for the Solo.....JMO

The P938 SAS is on my bucket list of guns to buy..

Glad ya had a great day with the Mrs NellyBelly...
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Yes, you are right on the correct ammo. I just wanted to see if I could get the FMJ to work so I bought it in the 147 gr. Not sure if the extractor didn't pick up the expired shell or the next shell in the mag was pushing up against the expired shell so to not let the extractor to remove it. I'll just use Federal HST JHP 147 Gr. and it will be just fine.
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Nice report Dan, if you don't want to replace the trigger on the P938 you can hit it with a fine file or some sandpaper, it's made of plastic.
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Thanks Chuck, I think I want something like yours. I thought at the same time to have a little action work done on it to assist in the smoothness.
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:16 PM   #6
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You can get one at W Engineering USA.
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Originally Posted by Nellybelle View Post
Went to the range yesterday with the wife...

There is no comparison between the feel of the Solo and the P938.
The Solo trigger is much smoother. The trigger surface on my P938 needs to be changed to something not as sharp and trigger pull needs work.

Without a doubt, carrying the right ammo in the Solo is the best combination between the P938 and the Solo for EDC in my opinion. YMMV

Glad to see Solo range reports showing up with positive results! I agree with your Solo / P938 assessment. I have been shooting a lot with both guns lately and although the Solo's trigger pull is much longer, it is also much smoother. As I have previously stated, my wife likes shooting the Solo over the P938 (especially when shooting one handed). Could be a difference in the snappiness of the recoil, but I think it is also due to the smoother trigger pull. Even with the upgraded Hogue grips on the P938, the Solo still feels way better in my hand.

Don't get me wrong, I love my SAS P938. Crisper trigger and much easier to rack. (but the Solo has the potential to be the best gun around)
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Old 06-01-2015, 02:35 PM   #8
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Husker, I agree 100%. I have the p938 BMG. The with out the Houge grips I would not care much for the pistol. The Solo needs to continue to work or I will go to the P938 or my Super Carry Ultra plus or my S&W 638. But after the trip to KIMBER the Solo is working fine with correct ammo. I'm glad to see yours is working also.
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For me, changing the grips on my P938 SAS from the pretty wood ones to the rubber ones made a big difference. Safety knob still hurts my right thumb though. I had to lower my grip a little to compensate. I bounce between my P938 (great size) and my Springfield Mod 2 (nice capacity for a compact). Wife does not let her Solo get too far away from her, especially at the range
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Originally Posted by Chuck43 View Post
You can get one at W Engineering USA.
At the risk of hijacking this thread I need to ask Chuck a question. Chuck, what noticeable improvements did you realize on your P938 when you swapped triggers?
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