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Old 05-21-2010, 07:28 PM   #21
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Conical Taper: A cylindrical feature that gradually changes from a larger diameter to a smaller diameter at a constant ratio. Yep, that's pretty much the definition of a Bull Barrel. I say bull, you say conical.

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What am I missing? Are you saying that both are considered bull barrels, but one is conical?


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Old 05-21-2010, 08:20 PM   #22
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It was a mix of FTFs and FTEs. It also threw brass everywhere, but I think that may have been part of the FTE issue.

When I got it back, the FTEs stopped (new extractor). The FTFs changed from nosing into the feed ramp (polished feed ramp) to nosing into the top of the chamber.
Wow! That sounds like there was a serious issue in the QC dept. Like the feed ramp was just not in the right place. I've just not heard much like that from them. Especially if it went back. I'd of dumped it like a hot rock too though.
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like i said im not a guru with the 1911's. the only 1911 i really know is the one my dad had me grow up with.

some friends of mine have the mil-spec SA 1911. I'm fairly certain my next gun will be a Springfield 1911, i just don't know what model yet.

Milspecs are a great no frills 1911, I broke my only buy colt 1911s rule and got one a while ago. I have to say it is the only 1911 i own that i feel no need to modify. Its great service tool.
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