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As the title says does anyone own a Korth PRS?, how does it shoot, can you shoot 45 ACP +P in it?
 

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Never heard of it. Had to look it up. Found someone else's opinion of it (link below), However, here is my take:

Korth make a big deal of the fixed barrel, yet the sights are on the slide, and the slide floats relative to the barrel. So, the Korth may group well from a frame mounted machine rest, but will it group when the sights are used? How is this better than a "hard fit" Browning 1911, where the sights are locked to the barrel before the slide and barrel part, until after the bullet has left the barrel? Looks like an expensive answer to a question no one was asking.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/01/14/korth-prs-impressions/

https://calibremag.ca/korth-prs-americas-gun-germanified/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHTcfTG9A-k







Difference between roller delayed blowback and roller locking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxmOamgrVMo

If you are looking for interesting "improvements" on the 1911, here is a rotating barrel version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIOP8n0hzlg
 

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Well I watched the Forgotten Weapons vid that Ian McCollum made on the Korth PRS and it got me thinking on about how a delayed blowback 1911 could possibly have the ability to shoot 460 Rowland without a barrel comp for bear/woods carry or shooting competition or even a possible EDC, but how you could also shoot 45 Super and ACP aswell, and possibly the ×23mm-25mm 45ACP based cartridges(via barrel and spring conversion kits) like the 400 Cor-Bon, 40 Super, 38/45 Clerke(pronounced "Clark"), and 38 Casull.
 

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Never heard of it. Had to look it up. Found someone else's opinion of it (link below), However, here is my take:

Korth make a big deal of the fixed barrel, yet the sights are on the slide, and the slide floats relative to the barrel. So, the Korth may group well from a frame mounted machine rest, but will it group when the sights are used? How is this better than a "hard fit" Browning 1911, where the sights are locked to the barrel before the slide and barrel part, until after the bullet has left the barrel? Looks like an expensive answer to a question no one was asking.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/01/14/korth-prs-impressions/

https://calibremag.ca/korth-prs-americas-gun-germanified/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHTcfTG9A-k







Difference between roller delayed blowback and roller locking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxmOamgrVMo

If you are looking for interesting "improvements" on the 1911, here is a rotating barrel version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIOP8n0hzlg
It's hard to call that an 1911. May look like one on the outside, but when it's cracked open, its a different species altogether.

Their revolvers at least, are... still revolvers. :)
 

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Travis Strahan used a blow back design he created for his bullseye builds. Accuracy was spectacular but wasn’t better than the standard 1911s by Bullseye focused Gunsmiths. Definitely unique!

Not a blow back. The Accu-Lock used a regular 1911 barrel mechanism as far as link and lugs. The teeth on the front end was for consistent lock-up and the pistols are soft shooting as well as very accurate.
 

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Great way of putting it.

Although not their semi auto I did buy two Korth revolvers. I call these my Colt Pythons because once I saw one these were the Revolvers that appealed to me the most.
I was interested in buying a Korth Combat .357 revolver, even considering the almost $7,000 price, but, I couldn't find any dealers that sold them here in the US. I recently bought an Excellent Condition, Colt Python on Gunbroker at half the price - $3,300, so I don't have any more interest in the Korth. As for the Korth PRS, if they chambered it in 10mm, then I might be interested. I got rid of all of my 1911 pistols chambered in .45 ACP and replaced them with 1911 pistols chambered in the more effective 10mm.
 
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