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Old February 14th, 2016, 01:14 PM   #16
 
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Looking around online, I found various reasons for these not having threaded barrels and of course it has to so with 922r compliance. But, using a US made magazine reduces the parts count by three and a company called SierraPapa makes triggers and other parts to further reduce foreign parts counts allowing for threaded barrels and such.
Also 922r compliance does apply to sbrs, which I didn't know.



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Very nice OP! They are a good rifle. One of my co-workers owns one in 9mm, and I got the opportunity to shoot it last summer...wow, I was right at home with that gun.

The price you got seems even better! Congrats.
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Finally got around to taking some pics. Haven't shot it yet. Trigger seems ok dry firing so I doubt I'll do any upgrades like that, but I'm looking at getting the barrel shroud, but bone stock for now. Barely looks used! I doubt if it's been fired beyond factory testing!



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Had a chance to shoot the Beretta CX4 tonight as well as the 8045 Cougar I picked to go with it.

Trigger is pretty good. I'd say it's 5-6 pounds but I didn't notice any creep or grit or anything like that in it.

Accuracy is superb, I can't say that for the 8045. I shot it (indoors, with my reloads) at 15 to 25 yards. It was doing "one ragged hole" groups at those distances with open sights.

Overall I'm pleased as punch with this rifle.

The only negative gripe I have about this handy little carbine is because it is so lightweight, it has a lot of felt recoil. More than my Ruger PC's. A LOT more than my MP5. Makes me sort of glad that the mags only hold 8 rounds. Gives me a short break to rest my poor pectoral! [IMG][/IMG]

I think I will get the barrel threaded for use with one of my suppressors. That ought to take a bunch of recoil out. I'll have to see about the barrel shroud.

Since one of the mags I have is a Mec Gar, I think, since there's no markings, I should be ok for 922r if I only use that mag in the rifle and keep that other genuine Beretta mag in the 8045.

Stay tuned... more to come!
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Gunbroker works like any auction. The seller can set a reserve and start the opening bid lower. If the reserve isn't met the item doesn't sell and is usually relisted. Most of the time they don't put a reserve and just start the bidding for what they want to sell it for.
One of the best thing about Gunbroker for buyers and sellers is the 15 minute rule. Ebay auctions just end at the appointed time and people can come in and snipe (bid at the very end) leaving other bidders unable to continue bidding because now the auction is over. Gunbroker makes it a real auction because it allows bidding to continue and extends the auction for 15 minutes so nobody can just come in at the very end and snatch it.
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I got my (used) Cx4 about two months ago, in 9mm. I have only fired it about 10 rounds or so out back behind the house so far. But this weekend it's going with me to the farm and I plan on running a few hundred through it, to make up for lost time. Mine is also bone stock, with the exception of a forward folding handgrip that it came with. I think it will make a great rifle to pack around on the ATV. I'm glad to hear everyone is liking theirs. I'm a levergun nut at heart, so this is an odd choice for me, but I think I'll like it just fine. They don't come up for sale very often around here. Never even seen one in .45.
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Very cool rifle thats one to have some real fun with congrats!!
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Oh, I thought that was a Hi-Point carbine in an ATI stock...
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Oh, I thought that was a Hi-Point carbine in an ATI stock...
One time I ALMOST bought one of those but quickly decided against it. I've never regretted not buying it!
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Welp, I bought materials to make a barrel removal tool today. I'll write up more when I make the tool and actually remove the barrel.
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Outstanding purchase at a great price too!!!!!

ps - I have the old highpoint carbine in 9mm......it's a blast to shoot.....ugly as sin
have some 15 rnd mags too
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Congrats, that was a great buy!

I have lusted after those but have not gotten one just because the price is usually so high.

Now, your report just makes me want one even more.
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Outstanding purchase at a great price too!!!!!

ps - I have the old highpoint carbine in 9mm......it's a blast to shoot.....ugly as sin. have some 15 rnd mags too

Even though their handguns are "less than perfect"(actually giving the benefit of the doubt here), I've actually heard a lot of good feedback on the carbines.
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That's a great deal I use GB my if for nothing else, but pricing. You need to give us a ranger report when you get it going.
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I've got highpoint 9mm and 40 cal carbines. They're as ugly as a S Tucson streetwalker, but they are fun. Ive also been looking for a CX4, but probably in 9mm, possibly 40 cal. I have a LOT of both mags from my assortment of Beretta pistols.

Good luck, and great buy!
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