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Thread: Nighthawk Custom Lady Hawk Review discussion thread

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    Nighthawk Custom Lady Hawk Review discussion thread

    Please use this thread to discuss the Nighthawk Lady Hawk we just reviewed in our E-zine.

    Tnx
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    wichaka,

    A very nice review, with excellent photographs showing the various aspects of the Lady Hawk.

    I found the ladies' opinions of the pistol to be quite interesting. I respect their practical approach to the things that would seem to increase the price of the pistol. While I have been most fortunate to have tested two different Nighthawk Custom guns, and loved little touches like the recessed and beveled crown of the barrel, I could not justify (to myself) the cost of owning such a fine handgun.

    Very good review!
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    Great review of the LadyHawk, Wichaka. I liked the approach of having it tested by the "intended" market group. I also like the girl's practical approach to streamlining the pistol's features (despite NHC's excellent craftsmanship).
    Thanks for the review.
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    Excellent review, Steve.
    "The pistol, learn it well, carry it always ..." - Jeff Cooper

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    Nice review Steve!! A great idea to have the women shoot it considering it was designed for them. How much thinner are the grips, then a standard 9mm Colt Commander?

    Aim small, Miss small

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    Well done Steve.

    I also believe the pistol would be more desirable if it came in a plain Jane version.

    If NHC would build it to my specs, I might order one....

    Larry, if you see this, please comment...Thank you.
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    Great reveiw, and nice pistol.

    Wondering,
    Where your chrony groups from a rest or offhand?

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    Great job Steve. I saw that pistol at the Nighthawk booth at the SHOT show and it looked to be very well built.
    I am a little jealous you got to test it but since you did such a fine job I won't be too upset
    Your idea of letting the ladies shoot the pistol was pretty insightful.

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    I agree with the ladies, the gun is overstyled. Further, I do not like the use of Heinie trademarks. Heinie sights and small parts do not justify it. If Nighthawk is not a good enough brand name, shop elsewhere.

    A 9mm pistol the size of a Colt Commander should have an aluminum frame; 27 ounces is plenty.

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    (LADY HAWK Suggested retail - 2,895.00)... Great review Steve ... but this is the last pistol I would buy for my wife, for that kind of money I can get a FULL CUSTOM that will do 10 shot groups at 50 yards under 2"s and be totaly reliable. ladies shooting the pistol was very smart of you !!!
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