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  1. So, I saw a video a while back for the Nighthawk drop in modular trigger unit. I gotta say, it's a pretty slick concept and it turns out that the guy who came up with the idea is local to me and shoots some of the same matches I do. I bought one prior to this COVID mess, however, I haven't had a chance to mess with it until recently. I decided to stick it in a .45 ACP single stack that a local guy put together from Fusion parts several years ago. It wasn't a great trigger, so I installed the Nighthawk parts, which was way easier than expected. I had to do very minor fitting of the thumb safet
  2. The one I posted pics of is a 512C. I'll post a pic of the side shortly so you can see the model # on it. The 512C is the aluminum model, the 512T is the titanium model. Not much difference otherwise.
  3. It's my understanding your exact scenario formulated the 512 and the 509.
  4. Coupled with the 509, it may be the perfect short distance carbine optics combo.
  5. My apologies for the poor quality phone pics. Trust me when I say it's clearer than the 510 because it's sealed and purged. 3 reticle choices; 65 MOA Circle, 65 MOA Circle + 2 MOA dot, 2 MOA dot.
  6. PM me an email address and I'll send you a pic of a prototype that I'll be shooting at the Noveske carbine match next week.
  7. If you like that style, wait a few months for the 512c (aluminum) or 512t (titanium). They're sick!
  8. If you haven't taken the battery out, wiped down the inside, then put it back in, try that. Worked for one of mine which was an early version.
  9. Wave spring is the way to go. Shortens the stroke while also reducing the recoil impulse then getting the weight back moving forward as quickly as possible.
  10. Jason Edwards is the only person I know running one on his PCC. Shot with him at 3GN Nationals and shot the gun some following the match. Definitely lightens up the front end. He seemed to be very pleased with it and had no issues with the 4" plates at 100 yards.
  11. Having both a tricked out MPX and a JP, I'd have to recommend the JP if you don't always shoot the exact same ammo. The MPX is more finicky feeding different profile bullets of differing lengths, however, it does have a more manageable recoil impulse. You can really tame the recoil of the JP by going to a cut down 223 recoil spring, all the tungsten weights and stacking 2 wave springs within the SCS. Both are viable options and have won major matches. I'm personally of the opinion that the factory guns are a better/more reliable option than building yo
  12. Best recoil impulse, most trackable reduced dot movement from all the combinations we tried. The blitzkrieg hydraulic buffer with a 308 carbine spring, a spacer and a wave spring was the only other combination we felt was as good or better. No doubt Max did his homework.
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