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Old 01-25-2012, 05:55 AM   #8501
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I want a 1911 chambered in 45ACP.
You and me both. Waaaay to far out of my price range now though.
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You and me both. Waaaay to far out of my price range now though.
Don't be sad Aaron! You'll get her one day
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I want a 1911 chambered in 45ACP.
Winds I'm actually surprised you don't have a 1911
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Winds I'm actually surprised you don't have a 1911
Money is always a factor for me. I don't usually have a whole lot extra at the end of the month. *cry*
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Money is always a factor for me. I don't usually have a whole lot extra at the end of the month. *cry*
You can cry in my shoulder if you let me cry on yours! I'm in the same boat.
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You can cry in my shoulder if you let me cry on yours! I'm in the same boat.
I used to be really down about it until I realized a LOT of people are in this boat with us. Some even worse off. Still, I WANT TO BUY STUFF and I can't.
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You can cry in my shoulder if you let me cry on yours! I'm in the same boat.
I used to be really down about it until I realized a LOT of people are in this boat with us. Some even worse off. Still, I WANT TO BUY STUFF and I can't. If I weren't so unmotivated (lazy) I'd get a part time job. Bu I think I work enough.
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I can pick up a rock island up the street here for 400ish , maybe not a fullsized but still you have the right to say you have a 1911 in a 45

like a buddy of mine use to brag in the bars he had a 5 series bmw little did they know it had deer antlers on the hood and it was a mid 80s model

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He was out deer hunting last week when a large grizzly bear charged him from about 50 yards away. The guy emptied his 7mm Magnum semi-automatic rifle into the bear and it dropped a few feet from him. The big bear was still alive so he reloaded and shot it several times in the head.
The bear was just over one thousand six hundred pounds.. It stood 12' 6" high at the shoulder, 14' to the top of his head. It's the largest grizzly bear ever recorded in the world.
Of course, the Alaska Fish and Wildlife Commission did not let him keep it as a trophy, but the bear will be stuffed and mounted, and placed on display at the Anchorage airport to remind tourists of the risks involved when in the wild.

Based on the contents of the bear's stomach, the Fish and Wildlife Commission established the bear had killed at least two humans in the past 72 hours including a missing hiker.
The US Forest Service, backtracking from where the bear had originated, found the hiker's 38-caliber pistol emptied. Not far from the pistol was the remains of the hiker. The other body has not been found.
Although the hiker fired six shots and managed to hit the grizzly with four shots (the Service ultimately found four 38 caliber slugs along with twelve 7 mm slugs inside the bear's dead body), it only wounded the bear and probably angered it immensely.
The bear killed the hiker an estimated two days prior to the bear's own death by the gun of the Forest Service worker.
Think about this:
If you are an average size man; you would be level with the bear's navel when he stood upright. The bear would look you in the eye when it walked on all fours! To give additional perspective, consider that this particular bear, standing on its hind legs, could walk up to an average single story house and look over the roof, or walk up to a two story house and look in the bedroom windows.

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Why ya'll gotta be talkin' 'bout 1911's.....

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Bear story= epic

I know someone who would say the guy just isn't cool enough to fight him off with a stick.

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