Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by jmz5 » 10 Oct 2011, 04:44

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flyingirish04 wrote:Koga,

I appreciate the effort you put forth in the review, and your ability to take criticism like an adult. Welcome to the forum!
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by ynoty3k » 10 Oct 2011, 19:04

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flyingirish04 wrote:Koga,

I appreciate the effort you put forth in the review, and your ability to take criticism like an adult. Welcome to the forum!
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by critterdoc » 15 Oct 2011, 20:20

KogaShuko wrote:Here is my video review...

At 05:03 it was stated that "it definitely broke the microdot." Not true. The individual Aimpoint Microdot that was used in the test was not in any measurable manner damaged. I assure you that it is alive, well, and no worse for the wear atop my DDM4 down here in south Looziana.
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by panzermk2 » 15 Oct 2011, 21:05

critterdoc wrote:
KogaShuko wrote:Here is my video review...

At 05:03 it was stated that "it definitely broke the microdot." Not true. The individual Aimpoint Microdot that was used in the test was not in any measurable manner damaged. I assure you that it is alive, well, and no worse for the wear atop my DDM4 down here in south Looziana.

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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by WolfRulz » 16 Oct 2011, 15:11

I purchased an EA rail mount also - when I removed the Adjustable Target Sight - I notices 2 little springs drop out from the underside - I went "Hmmmmmmm?" I noticed that the underside of the EA mount did not have 2 little holes for thes springs so I set them aside and continued the EA installation. After driving inn the pin I installed the screw and tightened it so the EA mount was secure I notices it was canted (higher in the font than in the rear) and that it made the fixed sights pretty much unuseable. So I removed the EA mount, took it out the my shop and drilled 2 little holes in the same place they were on the original Adjustable Target Sight. I went back to mounting it again but this time with those 2 little springs in place - tightened the screw until the EA mount was parallel to the slide - WOW the fixed sights are now not only usable BUT ajustable too. I mounted my Docter Red Dot and sighted it in with a Laser Bore Sight - AMAZING it all works. Sometimes this stuff takes a little tweaking to get it to do what you want it to do. Having all the right tools to "tweak" with is important but not for the faint of heart :laugh:
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by MikeSantor » 16 Oct 2011, 16:03

I would like to make a comment about the shipping cost.


Last week I needed a bag of o-rings. So I hop on grainger.com and order them up. To give you a rough idea on distance, I live on about 151st and cicero ave and grainger is on 115th and cicero. Actually both grainger and I are about a mile west of cecero ave but you get the idea. 100 1/2'' o-rings weighs what, a few grams? the o-rings cost me $3 dollars and fedex shipping was $11 dollars. So $11 dollars to go roughly 36 blocks straight south.

This is business people. Fedex is in business to make money. Its not elite's fault shipping is what it is. If you guys feel that convicted about the shipping being so bad, start your own shipping company and charge people less....


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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by Rapier1772 » 16 Oct 2011, 16:30

If they are that close to you, why pay any shipping at all? Just go to the store & get them. Last time I used Grainger (yeah it was a few years ago), they didn't charge to ship to the store :?:
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by MikeSantor » 16 Oct 2011, 16:49

You would understand if you could have a day in the life of mike santor right now. It was WELL worth the 11 dollars to have them shipped out of that store. I knew full well they were shipping out of that store because they tell you. I basically have 4 jobs right now, plus im a husband, a dad, etc.


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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by panzermk2 » 16 Oct 2011, 22:15

WolfRulz wrote:I purchased an EA rail mount also - when I removed the Adjustable Target Sight - I notices 2 little springs drop out from the underside - I went "Hmmmmmmm?" I noticed that the underside of the EA mount did not have 2 little holes for thes springs so I set them aside and continued the EA installation. After driving inn the pin I installed the screw and tightened it so the EA mount was secure I notices it was canted (higher in the font than in the rear) and that it made the fixed sights pretty much unuseable. So I removed the EA mount, took it out the my shop and drilled 2 little holes in the same place they were on the original Adjustable Target Sight. I went back to mounting it again but this time with those 2 little springs in place - tightened the screw until the EA mount was parallel to the slide - WOW the fixed sights are now not only usable BUT ajustable too. I mounted my Docter Red Dot and sighted it in with a Laser Bore Sight - AMAZING it all works. Sometimes this stuff takes a little tweaking to get it to do what you want it to do. Having all the right tools to "tweak" with is important but not for the faint of heart :laugh:

Not being fully tightened it may not stand up to recoil.
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by FJ-TAC » 06 Nov 2011, 06:41

I used to come to this forum to get info on the 5.7. There's not much to learn really. I had it figured out within a few minutes. Blueorison is a first class know-it-all among other things. He always has something smart to say to anyone that posts here. I really don't understand why he's even allowed here. I'm sure I will get banned for a personal attack. But I don't really care either.

Back on to the main topic. That mount is hideous. I wouldn't put that on my 5.7 if you gave it to me much less spend $60 on it. Why dont you just stick some scope rings up there with a big sniper scope? The 5.7 is the most accurate pistol I've ever had. You must have a pretty lousy aim if you need more than the factory sights.

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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by Rapier1772 » 06 Nov 2011, 10:01

Because blueorison has earned it & the advice he freely gives it useful to a lot people. Even the people who have met him & shot with him know he's the real deal & not some poser.

Its a matter of personal preference - no one says you have to put one of these on your gun. For that matter, no one says you have to read this thread or even blue's posts (you can add him as a foe & it will ignore his posts). If you are a master marksman without advice, good for you. Congrats. But not everyone is so blessed & can therefore use some extra input.

If this forum is of no use to you, you are free to leave & not come back. I don't understand why people have to hate on others when those others are just trying to be helpful/useful.
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by jgreenberg01 » 06 Nov 2011, 10:22

To piggyback on what Rapier said, Blue is approaching 6000 posts here and is widely respected bu the FsN community members. His input is is usually spot on and he gives without asking for anything in return. You have 5 posts here and I will go out on a limb and guess that you are not famliar with the valuable input we have received from Blue.

Number of posts aside, I have personally shot with him and I can tell you that he is absolutely the real deal.

It's too bad that you have not enjoyed your time here and do not recognize the vast wealth of knowledge that can be found on this forum.

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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by 32blownhemi » 04 Dec 2011, 21:55

panzermk2wife wrote:As for the shipping costs

This because EVERYTHING ships via FedEx.

We have had major issues with USPS losing packages or packages being destroyed during shipping and refuse to ship through them any longer.

Filing complaints with the Post Master General does no good.
Yes, PLEASE DON'T ship anything to me via U.S.P.S !!! 'Somewhere' in the Black Hole of USPS are $1500 worth of red dot sights I ordered. Lucky for me the USPS says my product is 'on the shelve', it just isn't on a shelve we can find! So the company shipped them again {Fed Ex this time}... Also a gun took 2 weeks to get to me once, when it should have taken 2 days... Also something got sent back by them that shouldn't have been... Trust me, it's better to pay $10 bucks then to go through the 'mental' hassle of USPS!!! There going BK for a reason!! Rant over!!! Thanks for listening! ;)

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Post by blueorison » 04 Dec 2011, 22:23

32blownhemi wrote:
panzermk2wife wrote:As for the shipping costs

This because EVERYTHING ships via FedEx.

We have had major issues with USPS losing packages or packages being destroyed during shipping and refuse to ship through them any longer.

Filing complaints with the Post Master General does no good.
Yes, PLEASE DON'T ship anything to me via U.S.P.S !!! 'Somewhere' in the Black Hole of USPS are $1500 worth of red dot sights I ordered. Lucky for me the USPS says my product is 'on the shelve', it just isn't on a shelve we can find! So the company shipped them again {Fed Ex this time}... Also a gun took 2 weeks to get to me once, when it should have taken 2 days... Also something got sent back by them that shouldn't have been... Trust me, it's better to pay $10 bucks then to go through the 'mental' hassle of USPS!!! There going BK for a reason!! Rant over!!! Thanks for listening! ;)
This is pretty true. The employees seem to have an eye out or a scanner to know what electronic devices are in what packages. I recently had a $120 electronic device stolen by USPS. When I inquired about it, before I even mentioned anything, the manager at the counter asked me if it was an electronic device I was sending to a company in the mail.

I was blown away. Now anything over 50$ I insure. But some things cannot be replaced. If my FsN non-registered-as-a-firearm parts were lost, I could get everything redone, but it would be a lot of trouble because from the sight to the slide to the frame to the internals, everything has been modded. And that's the least of my worries. If I lost any part of my $300 9mm gun I use in matches I'd literally cry. Over 5 weeks of work has been done to that gun. All factory parts.

Screw thieves. They deserve the Asian punishment of getting their hands lopped off.
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by jgreenberg01 » 05 Dec 2011, 05:31

blueorison wrote:I was blown away. Now anything over 50$ I insure. But some things cannot be replaced. If my FsN non-registered-as-a-firearm parts were lost, I could get everything redone, but it would be a lot of trouble because from the sight to the slide to the frame to the internals, everything has been modded. And that's the least of my worries. If I lost any part of my $300 9mm gun I use in matches I'd literally cry. Over 5 weeks of work has been done to that gun. All factory parts.

Screw thieves. They deserve the Asian punishment of getting their hands lopped off.
Wouldn't that be the ancient Chinese water torture? :p
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Re: Review of my FiveSeven Mini Slide Mount

Post by Rapier1772 » 05 Dec 2011, 12:30

jgreenberg01 wrote:
blueorison wrote:Screw thieves. They deserve the Asian punishment of getting their hands lopped off.
Wouldn't that be the ancient Chinese water torture? :p
I thought hands lopped off was a "tradition" for the Middle East, not the Far East. Heads lopped off is a Far East tradition though, I know that one. When I was visiting China there police cars broadcasting over loud speakers when the public beheadings would be. Admittedly, they were drug dealers/smugglers & not thieves (that I know of) but still...

Ancient Chinese water torture though? Was it ever proven it was done by the Chinese?
My brother thought it would be funny to try that on me once - the only torturous part was the water was freakin' cold :laugh:
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