After initially reviewing this pistol, the Lionheart LH9 has undergone a good amount of shooting. I have spent a lot of time trying to find weaknesses in this platform. There are a few areas where it could be improved, but in general, the action and how it performs is exemplary. The LH9 has become the example by which I will be judging other metal framed pistols. The loose fitting allows the action to be very smooth and increases the reliability of the pistol in hostile environments such as mud and sand. Usually people judge the quality of a gun by how tight the fitting is, but in this case, the LH9 was designed with loose fitting because they found it to perform better this way.
After 2000 rounds, you can really get a good feeling for how refined this pistol is. As I mentioned in my initial review, Lionheart took the K-5/DP-51 design from S&T Motiv and tightened the tolerances in order to increase consistency. This ends up making the triggers on the LH9 very much the same from lot to lot. That being said, 2000 rounds has a way of smoothing out triggers and doing amazing things to how they feel. No need to grind anything down or replace anything on this pistol. Just shooting the LH9 made the trigger smooth, light, and crisp. I am impressed with this pistol, and how well I am able to handle it. Heck, it is just a nice pistol to stare at. The curves, cuts, and shapes give it this suave look to it that makes you feel like you are holding a custom fighting pistol, which isn’t far from the truth. I highly recommend this pistol, as I am sure you can tell.