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Old 02-13-2014, 04:49 AM   #1
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just a thread to see what others into 1911's like. arched or flat MSH. which do you prefer and why.

myself? i am digging the flat MSH these days. i started out with the arched ones years ago, but over the past several years, i have owned nothing but the flat ones.

i might have to add an ached one into the collection of 1911's to give them fair judgement!

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Old 02-13-2014, 08:12 AM   #2
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Flat.

I changed my grip to "thumbs forward" and with the curved MSH, I have trouble activating the GS.

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Arched, just fits my hands better. As a point of reference, I find a G21 fits my hands pretty well.

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I've only ever had one 1911, mine has a flat one. I'm hoping to one day get an original Colt or Ithaca, then I guess I'll know for sure.

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I prefer arched. But I have large hands. It fits better.

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Ive got both it doesnt make any real difference to me.

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I've got small to medium sized hands. The arched housings seem to point better for me. But, I am also one of those weird folks who finds that Glocks point pretty well for me too.

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As for the handling of the grip of a 1911, a flat or arched MSH makes no difference to me. However, I do like the classic look of the flat MSH so my 1911s are equipped as such.

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I like the arched msh. I only have the sig 1911 but i did shoot a few flat and i had problems getting a positive grip on the gun.

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I have short fingers so flat works better for me.

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