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Model: Megastar
Star Pistol Megastar .45 Automatic Variant-2
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:8.34-in Height:No Data
Barrel:4.56-in Weight:49-oz
Variant 2 of 2
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor194451
  • Recoil Factor5.18 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity13 rounds
  • ConcealabilityPoor
  • Defense Factor92%
Gun Specifications
Produced:1992 - 1994
Caliber:.45 Automatic
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:slide mounted ambi safety/decocker
Grip:black rubber
Sights:white 3-dot
Star Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A
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Gun Value
MSRP:$682.00Used Est:$425.00
Last Update:11/19/2017
About the Gun

Also referred to as the Model 50, the Megastar is a large, all-steel, double-action(DA/SA), double-column semi-auto pistol whose platform design can support toolings for both the .45 ACP and 10mm Auto cartridges. The design uses internal slide rails, instead of more usual external rails. The safety lever has three positions: up for "fire" mode, where the red dot is shown; middle for "safe" mode, this withdraws and locks the firing pin; and down for safe decocking, after which the safety lever springs back to the "safe" position.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
MV: From 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME: From 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT: From 165 to 230 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed by John Browning and was adopted by the United States Ordnance Department along with the Colt-Browning automatic pistol in 1911. It has also been made the official military handgun chambering by several other governments, notably Argentina, Mexico and Norway. The 45 Automatic is the most powerful military handgun cartridge in use today. This is a heavy and powerful sub-sonic round. Although its muzzle energy can exceed 400 ft-lbs, its velocity and bullet weight creates a steep trajectory curve that limits its effective range to self-defense distances.

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