Gun Report

High Standard Crusader Combat Lightweight .45 ACP

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The barrel would not firmly lock up, and before we could fire 100 rounds the grip safety failed and parts such as the extractor, firing pin stop, grip panels and slide stop had come loose.

High Standard Crusader Combat Lightweight .45 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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For $695 we think we can do better than a solid trigger held in place by roll pins.
The seven-round magazine was too short for the frame in our view. Base pads would have helped assure magazines were fully seated.
The front sight design worked well.

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