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Star BM from 09-2017 batch of LEO imports J&G Sales

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Star BM from 09-2017 batch of LEO imports J&G Sales

#1 Post by Kevinofborg » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:37 pm

Picked this one up from my dealer today. A 1978 Star BM from 09-2017 C.A.I batch of LEO imports sold by J&G Sales.

I also picked up one extra magazine (the limit). My pistol came in a Green Box with unused tool and instruction book in Spanish that calls out Guardia Civil and the box matches what I believe is the S/N and Contract number (maybe Contract S/N). Nice bore (never figured out how to take good pictures of that) . Very happy with it. I did select the "hand select".

From the ad:
In stock now!

Star Model BM semi auto pistol in 9mm Luger (9x19). Commonly a Spanish police and military issue pistol, the Star Bonifacio Echeverria modelo BM features a 4" barrel, blued finish, dovetailed rear sight, fixed front sight, black plastic checkered grip panels, compact all steel 1911 Commander style slide and frame, manual safety lever, solid trigger, and checkered spur hammer. Includes one 8rd magazine, a box (cardboard or plastic), a manual (in Spanish, sometimes a copy of the original), and a cleaning rod. Blued finish may be arsenal refurbished with police marking removed. In overall Very Good condition, the bluing may show high edge holster wear and patina, and the bore shows service wear and may be frosted. Not C&R, but nice historical pistols!

Choose from menu above to Hand Select for nicer appearance (+$20) or to add one spare magazine (+$19.95)
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#2 Post by Kevinofborg » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:39 pm

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#3 Post by Kevinofborg » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:40 pm

Last set.
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#4 Post by vonalt » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:25 pm

One of my favorite pistols to shoot. Love how accurate the pistol is. I shoot best with it using 124 grain or heavier bullets. For being a commander sized pistol is darn accurate.

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#5 Post by Polock » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:00 pm

Never had a BM--always liked its smaller size compared to the Star Super--nice gun, and the Guardia connection/box add to the
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#6 Post by steamer » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:52 pm

Both J&G and Classic have been selling these for $229

and now AIM jumps in the ring at $259 and theirs don't appear to be any better. :doh:

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#7 Post by RWS » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:18 am

Kevin:

You and I both experienced functioning problems with factory brass-cased 115 grain ammo in our old WW2 Star Model B's. How reliable has your BM been thus far?

Vonalt: Would like to hear your opinions on BM reliability as well.

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#8 Post by Kevinofborg » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:45 pm

RWS wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:18 am
Kevin:

You and I both experienced functioning problems with factory brass-cased 115 grain ammo in our old WW2 Star Model B's. How reliable has your BM been thus far?

Vonalt: Would like to hear your opinions on BM reliability as well.

-Bob
Good news bad news.

Bad news is I have not had time to shoot it.
Good news is I am on my 2nd week of vacation. Boss said use em or lose em.

I will plan on getting to the range when I get back as I bought some 9mm before I left and I do not want that stuff to corrode or anything :o)

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