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Wow! I have finally found THE gun that fits my hands correctly..... :thumbsup:

Why did I not buy a Caracal C sooner, love it more than my F.

Bye bye Glock 19......;)

Quick crappy cell phone pic, will get some better ones when the sun comes out in July..... :p

 

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nice! Why do you like it more than your F?
 

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Like the grip on the C a little better than the F. Don't get me wrong I like the F a lot, but the grip on my M&P and Glock feel a little better than the F although I do like how high I can grip the F.
The grip angles and contours should be the same, except for the grip length...
 

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The grip angles and contours should be the same, except for the grip length...
I got to feel the F and the C at a local gun shop. For some reason the C did feel slightly better, even though it looks the same.
 

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They are the same, but there is something about the C that just feels slightly more comfy. Everyone has different hands, but for me, the C is the perfect fit. Both pistols are a dream to shoot.
 

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The grip angles and contours should be the same, except for the grip length...
I think it's just that the C grip fits completely in the palm of the hand so it feels more secure, plus the slide length might balance better. One thing I really prefer on the C is the slide lock, it's bent more than on my F and doesn't get in the way of my thumbs forward grip.
 

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They are the same, but there is something about the C that just feels slightly more comfy. Everyone has different hands, but for me, the C is the perfect fit. Both pistols are a dream to shoot.
Hello there, first post :)

Grip is not the same, C is slightly wider (longer) in the top section - therefore it feels a bit bigger.
 

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Hello there, first post :)

Grip is not the same, C is slightly wider (longer) in the top section - therefore it feels a bit bigger.
Didn't notice the rear portion of the "beavertail" is squared off on the C, where on the F it is rounded off and has a space for the shoulder stock to attach to.

The longer beavertail locks the gun into the hand a little better for me on the C compared to the F.
 

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Thanks for the info/data, Phil. Very important to know! Much appreciated.
 

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Hello there, first post :)

Grip is not the same, C is slightly wider (longer) in the top section - therefore it feels a bit bigger.
Could have fooled me...



Compensate for my less-than-perfect line-up and photoshop and it's pretty much identical.
 

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Could have fooled me...



Compensate for my less-than-perfect line-up and photoshop and it's pretty much identical.
Look at the rear of the "beavertail" and see the slight difference, the put them both in your hands and you can notice it a bit. The F is rounded and has a slot for the stock, the C is more squared off and slightly extended.
 

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Hmmmm, I'd be more willing to bet that the F feels better to some people because of differences in balance.

Also, I'll admit to being slightly annoyed by the little bump on the C's front strap right above the mag well (you can see it in the overlay pic) and while I don't think it affects handling, it certainly make my size XL hands "feel" more cramped on the C...
 

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Finally got out to shoot my C today. Took it along with the F, new M&P FS 9mm, Glock 17 and 21SF.

After putting a couple of magazines through each I was not at all surprised that the C shot the best group out of all of them at 15 yards. I shoot the C just slight high and left, the F just a tad higher. Then again I shoot all of my guns left, I need to work on my technique more and shoot more often.

At this point I'm really impressed by how well the Caracals shoot, first time in my hand and i'm out shooting guns that I've had for years.

Seriously considering only shooting the Caracal C or the C & F exclusively for a while.
 
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