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106636 No. 106636 ID: c3b8cf
Paging Bat Guano

What the hell is this? The owner of my new hangout took this in, but none of us has seen one before or know anything about it. Google turns up nothing. 9mm, single action only, has magazine disconnect, ambi thumb safety.

Century arms import, made by Nova Modul in Cugir, Romania.
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>> No. 106637 ID: c3b8cf
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106637
here's the other side.
>> No. 106638 ID: a70f4c
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>>106636
Never seen that one before.
Most of my material on Romanian pistols are Tokarev clones, such as this Romanian TTC compensated pistol in 7.62x25mm Tokarev with snazzy wood grips.
http://www.operatorchan.org/k/res/98059.html#98206
>> No. 106639 ID: bec165
Hm. Star Firestar clone. Interesting. Star made some pretty decent guns back in the day.
>> No. 106640 ID: c3b8cf
>>106639
>Star Firestar clone

That's exactly what it is! Thanks!

>>106638
I actually have a TTC, but I'm thinking about selling it since I got a Chinese Tokarev last year.
>> No. 106641 ID: a70f4c
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The Star Firestar is a series of single-action semi-automatic pistol consisting of four models that received the 1991 Handgun of the Year Award from Guns & Ammo magazine. The Firestar was available in 9 mm Para (M-43), .40 S&W (M-40), and .45 ACP(M-45) calibers, all having a single-stack magazine. A double-stack 9mm version (M-243) was also available and was commonly referred to by the unofficial name "Firestar Plus". The Firestar was produced by the now defunct Star Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A. in Eibar, Spain until 1994. The Firestar was imported into the United States by Interarms of Alexandria, Virginia.

Although its external appearance resembles a compact M1911, the Firestar is different in several respects. For example, the Firestar does not have the 1911's grip safety. The Firestar's safety features include an automatic safety at the firing pin (a feature not included in the 1911's original design but often found in more modern 1911 variants). The Firestar has operating procedures analogous to those of the Colt 1911: it is single action, and meant to be carried in Condition One (cocked and locked), with a cartridge in the chamber, cocked hammer and locked manual safety.

The Firestar is a compact, reliable and accurate handgun well-suited for backup or concealed carry. Its single-stack design sacrifices the superior magazine capacity of a double-stack, but permits a slim profile prized by many for concealed carry. While heavier than more modern handguns of comparable size made with today's composite materials, many shooters find the added heft provides a more stable shooting platform that improves accuracy.

On 6 May 2002 Volkert van der Graaf used the M43 to assassinate Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Firestar_M43
>> No. 106642 ID: a70f4c
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Picture of a blued Star Firearms, M43 Firestar 9x19 pistol, with a Don Hume leather inside the waistband holster (Right handed), and, a few Winchester SXT 9x19 rounds.
>> No. 106651 ID: 19518e
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Since we're on Stars, anyone got a Megastar in 10mm?

I've heard they were good 10x25s but I've never seen a whole lot of information in-depth about them.
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