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    Default Bond Arms Bullpup?

    So how well would the Bond Arms Bullpup be as a BUG?

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    In my opinion, for the price point on it there are a number of other selections that are more tested, more common, and more supported after-market than the Bond.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Nichols View Post
    In my opinion, for the price point on it there are a number of other selections that are more tested, more common, and more supported after-market than the Bond.
    Like to handle one, see if it remains in battery for a contact shot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Papa View Post
    Like to handle one, see if it remains in battery for a contact shot.
    Ya I'd like to handle and shoot one but the above is my initial reaction to it and I'm not going to beta test one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Nichols View Post
    In my opinion, for the price point on it there are a number of other selections that are more tested, more common, and more supported after-market than the Bond.
    Yeah Greg think your right. Thinking the Sea Camp would be a higher quality BUG. Just heard the price on the Bond Arms 1100 bucks. Umm no thanks would rather get a SI custom work done on a G43.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cindym View Post
    Yeah Greg think your right. Thinking the Sea Camp would be a higher quality BUG.
    I really think it depends on how you're going to carry it. If it's going to be in a holster there are a wide range of offerings. If it's going to be in a pocket, bag, or stuffed in a waistband or boot the options narrow a little bit.
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    I am intrigued by the mechanics of the gun, but, it only runs with certain specific ammo. If I have to choose from a manufacturer approved list of ammo, I am skeptical of the design.
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    You do not want this gun for sure unless it really gets tested a lot. The first gun that I know of that fed backwards was the MARS autoloading pistol of a century ago and it did not work all that well. I doubt that the bonds arms bullpup is as small as the seecamp either. I count 7 rounds in the mag.

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    Ok, a little thread resurrection here. I had a chance to play with and shoot a Bond bullpup this week. A guy showed up on the range where I was chronographing ammo with a new one and a bunch of 20 round boxes of different carry ammo which he wanted to try. Mostly 147 and 150 grain loads, Federal, Winchester, Underwood and some Blazers.

    The Blazers were not on the factory approved list and performed accordingly, several malfunctions, but no pulled bullets.

    The Winchester Ranger 147 loads, on two occasions, nosed down in the magazine during recoil and wedged. Once you get them straightened out they will feed up but the tended to stick pretty good.

    The Underwood loads ran fine as did the Federal 150s.

    Shooting it was a little surprising. It had a pretty good double action trigger pull, a very controllable trigger pull. The surprise was that the first three shots I fired at ten yards all landed in the same hole on the top edge of the 3/4" target paster I was shooting at, unfortunately the next four opened the group u to 2-1/2 inches. Still, I'm going to call it as potentially quite accurate for a small gun. However, I don't see any way to mount an RMR.

    Recoil was snappy, but not unexpected from the heavy bullets. Some of the loads were +p.

    At one point the new owner managed to somehow throw the take down lever unintentionally while manipulating the slide. I don't know how he did it, I was doing other things at the time. So he had a hand full of disassembled Bullpup that he didn't know how to reassemble. There is a learning curve to the reassembly procedure, even with the manual handy. It took about twenty minutes to figure out all the idiosyncrasies and get it back together and working.

    The gun does eject rather forcefully. Most of the brass was landing at about 5:00 o'clock ten yards away except the Underwood, it made it fifteen yards.

    I now kinda want one, but it would just be a range toy at least until I found a carry and practice loads that are reliable. Is there such a thing as a pocket Barbecue gun?
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