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Kriss Super V Vector CRB/SO KCRBS0803801 45 ACP, $1895 (Grade: A- 2011)

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GUN TESTS GRADE: A-
Our testers enjoyed nearly every aspect of the Kriss test. The gun handled nicely, shot accurately for a handgun-cartridge-chambered rifle, and was well thought out. It had a marked edge in capacity with the extended Glock magazine kit. The aluminum barrel shroud kept the front cool enough to handle.

Kriss Super V Vector CRB/SO KCRBS0803801 45 ACP, $1895 (Grade: A- 2011)

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The folding bolt handle is located forward on the left side of the rifle. It was a stout pull to get the bolt handle back. The bolt will lock back without a magazine inserted. The shrouded barrel gave the appearance of being suppressed, but our model was not. Subsonic 45 ACP ammo would probably be a good choice for suppression. The shrouded barrel was not just for appearance. When we fired 30 rounds fast, the shroud barely got warm.
The front and rear sights were both of the flip up design and clamped onto the Picatinny rail. The rear sight was windage adjustable, with small and large apertures. In order to adjust the elevation, the height of the front post would need to be adjusted by using a required, but not supplied, sight adjustment tool.
One of the ways 1911 handguns get improved function is to flare the ejection port. That probably won’t be an issue on the Kriss, since the opening to the action is massive. The barrel actually sits in the bottom of the ejection port.

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