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Old 12-22-2010, 12:04 AM   #21
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Thanks for the positive replies. Not being the wordsmith that canebrake is, I just wanted to clear it with HIM. It is well conceived and well written and I thought others should see it. I didn't want to plagiarize canebrake. He obviously put time into the work. He deserves full credit for the post!!!!!
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:44 AM   #22
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There is one very important thing that no one has mentioned, a fact that you must consider before that first purchase.....again, this is of utmost importance.


1911's are a sickness, an addiction if you will. You will not stop with one!

Make that first purchase a 5" Colt, then a Colt Commander, then a Colt railgun, then maybe a Springer and a Kimber....or another Colt or two.
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:20 AM   #23
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There are other forums? What are you talking about?

What an odd request from someone with a handful of posts...
Just because Thunderr1 only has a handful of posts on FTF does not mean he is not well known or respected elsewhere. His request was polite and respectful, and I very much appreciate that.
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damn i wish you would told me before i bought my first one im up to 4 now
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To thundrr1:

Your request was obviously respectful and indicated a high respect for Cane. I just found it odd to indicate another forum...as if ours isn't the best on the interwebz...which it is. I once made the mistake of linking to another forum and was convinced by some great moderators that this forum should be supported by its members over other forums.

I hope to read more from you thundrr1 and please do not take this encounter to mean that we are all as presumptuous as I just appeared to be. Pompous, maybe, but presumption has no place here.
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Ammunition choice is a big factor.I have had no failures with Winchester or Federal 230 grain jhp.I carry a Springfield TRP.Its an FBI contract pistol,which means the standard is 5k rounds with no problems whatsoever.I have had no problems,just clean lightly after every shooting.
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