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Old 02-16-2011, 12:12 AM   #21
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Come on guys, the choice is obvious.
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Maybe they should let the guy who is carrying it choose what they want. I didn't serve, but I would hate to be told what weapon I can and cannot carry by some pencil pusher in Washington.
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What Shi, no Sigma?
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Maybe they should let the guy who is carrying it choose what they want. I didn't serve, but I would hate to be told what weapon I can and cannot carry by some pencil pusher in Washington.
Not cost effective at all. They need to have as few firearms variations as possible so that parts are more easily available and interchangeable. If your deployed to a war zone and need some custom part and have to wait even a few days to get it(more likely a few weeks) you are combat ineffective and a drain on the resources.
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They don't make them in .45
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If they don't do the 1911 they should look at the Sig. If poly is the deal maker then at least something with a hammer.
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Then they clearly have the ghey.
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How about 1,000 USMC troops in dress blues wearing these "Big Irons". It would scare the hell out of the camel jockeys.

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Genitron.com: Comparing 3 Guns|1911 Gold Cup Trophy|HK45 Compact|21|

A normal foot solider carries 80lbs+ of stuff and the 1911 is almost 10 oz heavier than the polys listed. I'd much rather have 13 rounds than 8 before reloading IMO.Not to mention how many more mags I might want because it only holds 8.

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A normal foot solider carries 80lbs+ of stuff and the 1911 is almost 10 oz heavier than the polys listed. I'd much rather have 13 rounds than 8 before reloading IMO.Not to mention how many more mags I might want because it only holds 8.
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