TESTS

 

HIGH-PRESSURE SHOOTING TEST

A total of 15 high pressure 9mm x 19 Parabellum cartridges with an average pressure of 2,800-3,700 kg/cm² are shot continuously. The aim is to control whether or not there would be any damage on the pistol and on its parts during the shooting

 

RESULT: FREE of Error

SPEED
TEST

In this test, 10 cartridges are shot with the pistol.The speed of the cartridge bullet from the barrel at 10 meters off is measured. The Standard of this speed should be 335 m/sec.

 

RESULT: The speed of the Girsan pistols is aproximetely 363 m/sec.

DISPERSAL SHOOTING
TEST

Shooting is made at 25 m distance to the target with 10 cartridges, 9mm x 19 Parabellum and average chamber pressure is 2,600 kg/cm². The Standard of this test: All of the 10 shootings should be in a circle of maximum 8 cm radius.

 

RESULT: All of the 10 shootings are gathered in a circle of 6 cm radius.

 
 

COLD WEATHER
TEST

With fully loaded magazine and a bullet in the chamber, the pistol is set in safety position and waits for 24 hours in an atmosphere of -50 ± 2 C degrees together with a full spare magazine. Later, 16 series of shootings are made when the barrel is at 0 (±3) degrees.

 

RESULT: FREE of Error

ENDURANCE
TEST

Continues 15,000 shots are done. The pistol is cleaned each time after firing 600 cartridges and cools down after each 120 shots.

 

RESULT: FREE of Error

DYE ENDURANCE
TEST

The pistol waits for 24 hours at 20 (±3) degrees in salty water (50 gr salt NaCl in one liter water) with 5% concentration in a convenient container together with its magazine .(Magazine is not in the pistol).The dye and the coating of the pistol and the magazine are examined and there should be no blister, erosion or change in color or hue.

 

RESULT : FREE of Error

 
 

TRIGGER POWER
TEST

After endurance tests the trigger power is; it must be between:
Single action: 1,200-3,200 gram
Double action: 2,000-5,500 gram

 

RESULT: Single action: 2,000-2,500 gram, Double action: 4,500-5,000 gram.

 

HOT WEATHER
TEST

With fully loaded magazine and a bullet in the chamber, the pistol is set in safety position and waits for 24 hours in an atmosphere of + 55ºC degrees together with a full spare magazine . Later, 16 series of shootings are made when the barrel is at 0 (±3) degrees.

 

RESULT: FREE of Error

 
 

DROP SAFETY
TEST

The magazine is fully loaded and 2 cartridges taken out. These two cartridges are replaced with two empty shells (with loaded primer) . After replacing the emptly shell the magazine is inserted in the pistol and the safety position should be ’’off’’. The hammer is set up and the pistol dropped on hammer, barrel and lower back corner of grip. The hammer is not set up and the pistol dropped on hammer, barrel and lower back corner of grip The pistol is dropped 6 times on each position on a 2 cm thick steel which is placed on concrete from 1 meter height. After drops there should be no firing, no damage on the primer and there should be no damage on pistol itself and the pistol should be in ready to fire.

 

RESULT: FREE of Error