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Old 04-07-2010, 01:29 AM   #1
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just ordered me a new Para .45 G.I. Expert, dont know why, just had to have one, anyone out there own one, shot one? will pay around $550 for it, mid range 1911 so I know it aint a Kimber etc. things might get testy around here will all the illegals and the problems they bring with drugs crime and such, I aint gonna be short of firearms, got lots anyway, but then again, you can never have enough.....
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Old 04-07-2010, 01:54 PM   #2
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congrats on your purchase! I dont own one but almost bought one one! LOL, but i have heard nothing but good things from them, the only thing that rubbed me wrong was the plastic trigger(easy fix) but i am lazy lol. just for fun there is a video on you tube of some guys shooting a 1000 rounds through one without stopping(kinda a waste of ammo) but cool none the less! the malfuntions of any kind that i can remember, thats pertty impresive.Have fun with it and give us a range report, 'cause i am still thinking of getting one. and yes you can never haver to many firearms.
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Old 04-07-2010, 02:02 PM   #3
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A shooting buddy has one and it's turned out to be a decent entry level 1911. Not the flashiest but certainly a solid gun...
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Nice choice!

I have one. It has been totally reliable out of the box even with hollow points.
I would trust it as much as my Colts.
My only complaint is that the brass ejects directly into my forehead, .

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Originally Posted by mesinge2 View Post
My only complaint is that the brass ejects directly into my forehead.
I bet your extractor pressure is too high. Just tweak it a tad and you will find you can tune where your brass falls!

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

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Not the same model as yours, but I recently bought an LDA C7/45, and have been VERY pleasantly surprised at how well it was made, and how well it shoots, and I distrust midget 45s.
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.
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I have yet to see Para Ord sell anything that was not a quality weapon. you should have a lot of good times with that 1911. The two I own and the many others I've got to be around were all fantastic weapons. Trying to talk a buddy out of a Tac Four now

BTW..Say Cane is right about the brass situation. My P16 used to do that until I got to tinkering a little.
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:55 AM   #9
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about getting tagged in the forehead by an ejected round, as Homer Simpson would say "DOH!!!!". I got mine and it is plain and simple but I love it so far. with the BS in Arizona, more illegals will be headed to Texas and my name stands out on the internet for my beliefs, I am the only guy in my neighborhood that mows his lawn with a .45 or 9mm on his hip. damn, I wish our gov't would enforce its laws....
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