New Sidearm, KJW v KWA

Discussion in 'What Gun Should I Get?' started by TheLost, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. TheLost

    TheLost Conductor of the Poop Train Supporting Member

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  2. Knief

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    For $200, pick up the KSC M9 from Hong Kong. It's the same design as the KWA with much better quality control. KSC's M9 has been the best on the market for a decade, and leads in every possible measure except for ease of acquisition. If for some reason the KSC isn't an option, the KWA is the next best out there. It uses a better blow back system than the KJW, has better internals, better extnals, and thanks to KWAUSA, better replacement part support. It won't be as reliable as the KSC, but it will perform well. Plus, both the KSC and KWA models have features like a functional decocker that the KJW, TM, and WE don't.
     

  3. TheLost

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    Thanks Knief, do you know if there's any of those military style grips available for them (KSC KWA)?
     
  4. Knief

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    I don't know what you mean by "military style" grips. Do you have a picture to work from?
     
  5. TheLost

    TheLost Conductor of the Poop Train Supporting Member

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    The grips with the molded fingers, like on the KJW Mil. Special.
    (1st link)
     
  6. Scarred

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    Real steel grips might work.
     
  7. TheLost

    TheLost Conductor of the Poop Train Supporting Member

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    Oh man this is going to get expensive real fast. Especially since I also need to find a metal, threaded outer barrel for it, decent suppressor, and a flashlight... and need to make 2 identical ones..

    Does anyone know of a threaded outer for it?
     
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  8. DadCRO

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    What are you doing all this for?

    And yes, if you go for KWA/KSC, it will get very expensive.

    If you want something not as great, but decent and cheap, go for KJW.
     
  9. TheLost

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    I'm making the standard pistol for our team. We're going m9, and I'm guaranteed making one for me, but also need to make a demo one for the team to try out.
    Either way, is there a threaded outer for the KWA? 'Cause I've been looking around for KSC's and I'm seeing "out of stock" even in chinese sites. And I'm trying to figure out a flashlight that will sit flush to the front of the gun, without a suppressor attached.
     
  10. TheLost

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    Thanks! I can see why you're a mod :D
     
  11. TrollinDemNoobsofters

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    get a KWA trust me u dont wnt a KJW pistol the mags always leak.
     
  12. TrollinDemNoobsofters

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    get a KWA, KJW the mags always leak
     
  13. thatoneguy

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    How do you single out an entire brand for leaking magazines? You obviously don't know what you are talking about
     
  14. Knief

    Knief Moderator Staff Member

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    To his credit, when I first started playing KJW only had one model, the USP. Those mags always developed leaks, usually immediately. That isn't the case anymore and fixing leaky mags is really easy. But maybe that old bit of information wormed its way through time and landed in Trollin's brain? Or more likely, he's living up to his name.