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Coonan Compact .357 Magnum, pocket powerhouse.

I have reviewed several pistols in the Coonan line up, the .357 Magnum Classic,  .357 Magnum Classic factory comp, .45 Automatic, and 10mm Automatic so I am somewhat familiar with the platform.  The Compact is a bit of a different animal so I thought it warranted a separate review. Range Time  First Impressions    Standard three dot sights, the […]

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Coonan 10mm Automatic, life imitating art

  Over the past few years I have reviewed several Coonan pistols, the .357 Magnum , the .357 Magnum compensated , the .45 Automatic , and now the 10mm Automatic. You can check the hot links if you are interested in reading any of the other reviews. I liked all of those pistols fine but being the 10mm […]

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Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic, compensated. Better got better.

Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic compensated, better got better. It was last year when I published the Coonan Classic .357 Magnum review, and you can read that by following this link.   When I was given the opportunity to review the Coonan Classic with factory compensator, I was interested in seeing what difference the comp made. The compensated model […]

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Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic, best of both worlds.

Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic, best of both worlds. Dan Coonan, American gun designer, developed the Coonan pistol, chambered in .357 Magnum around 1977. Initially he  designed a working magazine, to feed a rimmed case designed for a revolver. When he was satisfied that the magazine worked, Dan began to build a prototype using standard Government […]

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