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Tactical 1911
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stovepipe
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:39 am    Post subject: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Just aquired from a friend.

Combat hammer, beaver tail, combat trigger, oversized safety, flared port, dehorned and shot peened, matte blue, slim-tech grips, Novac sights with Trijicon inserts, removeable light rail, arched housing, etc. etc. etc.

The mod's are subtle and are for functionality only.

Me likey. Razz

Pardon the lint, again. Embarassed I really need to vacum that blanket. Laughing




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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:20 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Nice!!! You'll enjoy shooting that one. Personaly, I'd remove the light rail. But that's just me.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:28 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Yup- it's removeable. Very Happy

And goes right back on for black-out stuff. Razz

The gent I got it from does all his guns this way, sans the rail. They shoot very well w/o any issues.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:21 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Good choice. I like the looks of that gun. Take care...
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 6:45 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Aah...Colt...Ya just gotta love'em....

Enjoy

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

With all them mods you need to wrap that one up an send it to me for some very serious extensive testing. I have your well being in mind, we want to make sure every thing is on the up and up.

By the way send ammo to I'm down to about 500 rounds, not near enough to test it for you. ROFL ROFL Nananana

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

First thing in mind when looking at the photo is..




I also want a 1911 that shoot 12Gauge Very Happy Very Happy

Great nice lookin chunk of metal, Stovie!!
Congrats to the addition!!

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:11 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Wiersy- like you said with the BFR, "it's in the mail".... Wink Shoot it up, then give it a swabbin', just don't refinish the grips for me... Shocked Razz

Glen- thanks mate, cheers! Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

I'm so glad it doesn't have a extended slide lock, those seem to get in the way more then they get used. Neat gun.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Thank you, FN. I agree, I don't use the lever to release the slide. I cup it when racking, gives me more options from 'present'. Feeds that first round better too when the slide goes all the way back.

I popped the cherry on it last night and ran some drills. I aint a stranger to semi-auto pistols but this is my first Colt owned outright. (long story)

100 rds, no failures, range reloads too.
Trigger reset is spot on and it DT's like right now. I like the Gov model too as it recoils less than the carry models.

My local range agent asked when I was 'moving up' to one of the Kimber, Brown's etc. the got in the case? I just smiled and rubbed the slide on mine.
When those run as good as this Colt out of the box for a third their asking price, well talk. (not!) Some of those 2-3000.00 dollar guns? I have shot them and, they are seriously nice firearms. I'm just not that rich and could never spend that much on a firearm.

I'm a Pork-n-Beans shooter in a Filet Mignon world. Embarassed

My little Colt looked a tad out of place on top of the Gucci case with all those nice Uber-customs in there.
But what matters most at the end of the day is the ragged holes in the pipe plates @ 10 and 15y. Very Happy She's get's it on at 1/4th the price.
It's a fine lil' shooter and it has a bunch of sentimental value to me as well.

She'll gitter done just fine.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Thank you, FN. I agree, I don't use the lever to release the slide.


My local range agent asked when I was 'moving up' to one of the Kimber, Brown's etc. the got in the case? I just smiled and rubbed the slide on mine.
When those run as good as this Colt out of the box for a third their asking price, well talk. (not!)


wtf Let's not rehash that one please!!!

Good answer!!! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:53 am    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Nuttin' to hash, really.

I won't fault anyone's choice. HG's are very personal.

With my budget I need to think practical and functional vs. 'Price and Nice'.

Did I mention my new 20ga was a wopping 200$? Oh wait, I think I did on another thread. Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Wiersy- like you said with the BFR, "it's in the mail".... Wink Shoot it up, then give it a swabbin', just don't refinish the grips for me... Shocked Razz

Glen- thanks mate, cheers! Cool

What the BFR didn't make it there!!!! Oh there it is.... I guess I forgot to mail it.

Does this mean your not sending that purdy 1911? Shocked

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

I was wondering why my mail box werent sagging and my mailman didnt have a truss, the BFR never came! Laughing

And yes, no it aint comin' now. Sad

But, during my 'therapy session' last night? I did a couple of double-taps just for you bud. Oh and it was gooooood to. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Tactical 1911 Reply with quote

Double taps...... thats kinds stuff.

Two to the chest one to the head.

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