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Old 12-06-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of picking up a colt xse with the duckbill grip safety. What are your thoughts

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Old 12-06-2013, 04:12 PM   #2
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colt is making the best production 1911's on the market. i dont think you will be displeased. ive got 3 current production colt 1911 an old 1970's production.

ive had several other brands colt is the best out there period.

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I'm with Jon on this. I've had a few other 1911s and my current Colt Gold Cup is the best one I've owned.

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I bought a Commander xse and like it a lot. With more range time may love it. ;-). Of course that assumes my wife doesn't end up liking it more than her HKc.

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I bought a Commander xse and like it a lot. More range time and I may love it. Of course that assumes when my wife shoots it she won't want it over her HKc. ;-)

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IMO, it's a Colt. i seriously doubt you'll ever go wrong in buying it.

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My only thoughts are where can I actually find one for sale. I see Colt 1911's in gun stores about as often as I see Bigfoot.

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I bought mine online and had it shipped to a lgs.

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I checked it out, ended up with a Gold Cup Trophy (before the crapstorm), but the difference is immaterial, other than the sight picture, the thumb safety (if I remember correctly) and the looks. No bum rap on this one, it is a low risk purchase. Colts depreciate well.

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