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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2017, 06:39:59 PM »
They make a 10mm CCU for 1911s and one for Glock 20s and 40s. If you get the Glock version you need to buy a feed ramp for it. It comes in 2 sizes so you just tell them what model you want it for and they'll get you the right one. If you get a 1911 version with a ramped barrel like my Para-Ordnance you need a Para Block that only comes in one size. If your frame isn't milled for a ramped barrel there nothing extra you need to buy.

On the Glock page it says: Factory Loaded Ammunition Only. Mech Tech recommends only using good quality factory loaded ammunition in the CCU which meets SAAMI, CIP or NATO standards. The CCU is a blowback operated action and is capable of safely firing ammunition up to +P. DO NOT USE +P+ or ‘hotter’ loads.

The 1911 page says: Factory Loaded Ammunition Only. MechTech recommends only using good quality factory loaded ammunition in the CCU. The CCU is a blowback operated action and is capable of safely firing ammunition up to +P. DO NOT USE +P+ or ‘hotter’ loads.

And the XD page says: Factory Loaded Ammunition Only. Mech Tech recommends only using good quality factory loaded ammunition in the CCU which meets SAAMI, CIP or NATO standards. The CCU is a blowback operated action and is capable of safely firing ammunition up to +P. DO NOT USE +P+ or ‘hotter’ loads.

So you can use any ammo that's within SAAMI specs, whether it's +P or not. I haven't seen any 10mm ammo labeled as +P but if I did I would look for something else.


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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2017, 06:58:27 PM »
Here's a video from YouTube that wouldn't work when I tried it from another site. They shoot 10mm DoubleTap ammo in a MechTech carbine.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jIuNgm1C3c

Hi-Point is coming out with a 10mm carbine with a 10-round mag sometime in 2018. https://www.hi-pointfirearms.com/index.html


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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2018, 05:24:37 PM »
There's another PCC option this year. Iver Johnson is selling a .45 ACP 1911A1 carbine for $698.00, and a 28-round .45 ACP 1911 drum for $75.00. In the past I've heard that 1911 carbines don't always work very well. I'll be waiting to hear the verdict on these.

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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #23 on: March 10, 2018, 02:30:36 PM »
Numrich Arms (Gun Parts Corp.) Used to sell that as a kit. Was under $150.00 if I remember correctly.
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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2018, 06:59:26 PM »
The 1911A1 carbine needs a VFG so there's a good place to hang on with both hands. Without it, I think it would be awkward but not entirely useless. A full length dust cover with a Picatinny rail would be nice.
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Re: MecTec ?
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Re: MecTec ?
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2018, 01:22:41 PM »
Years ago, maybe a year or 2 after they came out I bought the 1911 version. While I traded it away later I did enjoy it. It WAS a bit bulky and "chunky" feeling. Heavier than needed, and did not have a fancy finish but it DID work, allowed for mounting an optic, and allowed me to carry my 1911 and have a carbine for backup that did not take up very much room. All in all, I would own it again now, maybe for the clock since that would lighten it up a bit.
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