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Any one here got a 1911?

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by dman597, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Feb 19, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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    Desert Drifter

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    I have had a couple 1911's over the years and now just have one that is a family heirloom, a Colt 1911 made in 1914 according to the serial number. I respect them for what they are: a great design that has stood the test of time.

    But for my actual use I prefer a revolver, Smith & Wesson specifically and have some in all sizes and cailbers. When I feel like a semi-auto I have a couple Glocks that get used frequently too. I have been shooting for over 40 years and these are my choices based on my preferences. Your choices will likely be different, but try to shoot some of everything when you have the opportunity so YOU can make your own choices not just what is popular at the moment. The past few years I have spent most of my shooting time in rifle competition and practicing the same, so the handguns have seen way too much rest!
     
  2. Feb 19, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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  3. Feb 20, 2013 at 1:30 PM
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    pyroskier

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    My Remington 1911 R1.

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    All I've done to it are add VZ Alien Grips, a Wolff 18.5 lb recoil spring and a heavy duty Wolff firing pin spring. I hope to add a new hammer and beavertail, but can't find a reputable 1911 gunsmith in the area to do the install. I don't want to screw it up myself.
     
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  4. Feb 20, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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  5. Feb 20, 2013 at 6:19 PM
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    Just bought this one last month, Sig Scorpion 1911

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  6. Feb 25, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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  7. Feb 26, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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  8. Feb 26, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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    No that sir is a damn fine 1911, congratulations. And tell your brother as I suspect he already knows, he does some mighty nice work.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    Nice piece.
    I'm halfway through reloading 700rds of 45acp.
    When I'm finished, I'll call you to go shooting.
     
  10. Mar 6, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    I have 4 of them. 3 of them dan wessons 2 are 45s one 10 mm. Also one colt 45.
     
  11. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    I could probably do it, but I have no time, and if I rushed it and messed up I would be so mad. I'll think about it this summer maybe...
     
  12. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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    My Sig 1911 in a 45 cal.

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  13. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:44 AM
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    I have that exact same pistol, Eclipse Custom 2.

    It shoots like a dream and I have had countless offers from others to buy it from me and I continue to refuse. As for the first-time pistol factor, you will be fine as long as you respect it, clean it religiously, and spend time shooting it. Don't be intimidated by the fact that it has more parts than the average pistol, get online, watch a few disassembly reassembly vids and get familiar with it.
     
  14. Mar 11, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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    o dude i am an engineer.:D The First thing I wanna do is take it apart!!!
     
  15. Mar 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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  16. Mar 15, 2013 at 5:50 AM
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    My new grips...


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  17. Mar 24, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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    I've owned my Kimber Pro Raptor for about 3 years now and love it. It is my carry and although it is heavy, it sure is accurate and reliable. I purchased it used from BudsGunShop.com.

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