I bought this PSA Dagger complete upper (slide) and Holosun sight a few months ago. It was a great deal and the quality is great. Slipped right on my Gen 3 Glock 19 frame. I have no complaints about the sight or the slide. It gets flying colors for my reviews.
However, the sighting system troubles me, as it does a lot of experienced shooters. Learning to shoot a pistol red dot is a new skillset and it's not coming easily. I'm sure it will with practice, but I need to shoot a lot. That means 9mm will be expensive. For the cost of 1000 rounds of 9mm I can shoot 5000 of .22. So I'm pretty sure I'll be buying a Sig P320 with a Romeo Zero.
As for this assembly, I may dispose of it or keep it and see. I don't know yet. I certainly would not have bought it except to review (probably the same with the Sig with the Romeo Zero).
So a few years ago I bought a Glock 44 for a quick review; the intent was to shoot it and sell it. Turns out, I love that gun. At 10-15k rounds (I lost count), it has held up well. I still think that it hits a few inches low, but I haven't gotten around to calling customer service.
Anyhow, the gun is dead reliable. After about 1000 rounds with no cleaning, I might have some failures to extract or feed, but that's mostly ammo related. It definitely prefers to be a clean gun. Even so, it doesn't have to be pristine and it will keep eating ammo for a long time, just like a 9mm Glock.
My shooting skills have improved tremendously now that I can shoot 300-1000 rounds a session for very cheap. I do this usually every weekend in the summer, less in the colder months. It is an excellent training platform and the recoil is enough, thanks to the lightweight polymer hybrid slide, to have to keep a proper sight picture, just like on a full-size cartridge. People tout dry fire but I tout combat style .22 pistols.
My armorer/rangemaster buddy and his wife love the gun. It's fun to shoot. The 10 round mags suck and the Promag 18 rounders suck more (the loading tools 3D printers sell online help), but just buy like 10 or more magazines so you can load while the gun cools down and shoot a long string.
Up next is a Sig P322 with a red dot sight, to learn that system on the cheap. I see the point of pistol dots, but I'm not convinced they're for me. I'll review that gun and put a few thousand rounds through it and see how I feel about them after. Not sure I'll keep that gun, but we'll do a long term (like six month) test on it and see.
All in all, I would never have bought a .22 pistol, especially the Glock 44, if it wasn't something I could review, but I'm very glad that I did. Whatever your platform of choice is, I recommend getting the .22 equivalent to train realistically very cheaply and have fun at the same time.
Sine day has come and gone; the three anti-gun bills that passed out of the legislature were vetoed by Governor Lombardo (thanks, Joe!). He might have differing views on guns be he can be counted on doing the right thing by us single-issue voters.
SB 171 (BDR 15-649)
Revises provisions governing firearms.
Analysis: Adds those convicted of "hate crimes" (misdemeanors included) to Nevada's prohibited persons categories and bans all prohibited persons from purchasing firearms (kind of duplicative). Misdemeanors shouldn't result in the loss of civil rights and "hate crime" charges can be easily abused.
VETOED BY GOVERNOR
AB 354 (BDR 15-251)
Analysis: Bans firearms within 100 yards of an "election" site and changes the definition of frame or receiver.
VETOED BY GOVERNOR
AB 355 (BDR 15-937)
Analysis: Bans possession of semi-auto shotguns and rifles for those under 21. Earlier news story here. Similar laws in others states are facing legal challenges. Press release on AB 354 and AB 355
VETOED BY GOVERNOR
AB 117 (BDR 43-568)
Analysis: Makes various changes relating to domestic terrorism (could be applied to innocent open carry). Blog post
DIED WITHOUT A VOTE
SB 294 (BDR 15-47)
Donate, Flores, Harris, Scheible (D)
Firearm safe storage
Analysis: An actually not retarded safe storage bill from Democrats. Nevada already has a safe storage law, but this law would make the requirements more specific. It includes exemptions for self-defense, on-body carry, and encourage safe storage education.
PASSED-PENDING SIGNATURE OR VETO
Note: this bill is inoffensive but it does place a burden on gun dealers to post a sign about negligent storage (I'm sure that'll do something) and provide a gun lock with each gun sale or transfer. This will add costs to the consumer and will apply to private sales. However, the additional training required of school districts and police regarding active shooters is not a bad thing. Essentially, this bill is a status-quo bill.
None of the measures imposed on gun dealers or gun owners will have a meaningful impact on violence or incidents of children bringing guns to schools. It is a "feel-good" bill that does nothing to alter the behavior of persons who already have the means at their disposal to secure their firearms. A cheap lock will not apply itself no deter a determined and intelligent juvenile from accessing a gun. The problems with kids bringing guns to school is one rooted in poor parenting and a culture that celebrates violence.
Clayton E. Cramer
Gun Free Zone
The War on Guns
The View From Out West