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Old 12-02-2012, 06:33 AM   #21
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Am I missing something?
For what a decent 1911 costs, there should be no need for it to be sent out for work to make it "reliable."
If it gives you a warm fuzzy to send it out for "tuning," great, but it should not be a requirement for it to work correctly.
I think you're right; not to minimize what Cane says. But, I'm going to the range tomorrow with both my Kimbers. They've both been cleaned and lubed. I will try the Kimber mag and all three (for each gun) of the Tripp mags. That's a lot of ammo, but I have enough. Been stocking up.

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Did you try Jim Clark Jr? He's one of the best. (and see answer below)

http://www.clarkcustomguns.com/index.htm
Nope. He's not working on them either. Thanks.

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Isn't Tripp Research in TX?

Have you contacted them?

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I hate to admit that I don't own a Colt. However I did have a Sistema 1911 which is an Argentinian 1911 that was manufactured under license from Colt on Colt machinery.

I had a Dan Wesson Commander bobtail that I am just sick about selling. I has proven to be my favorite 1911 ever.

My carry pistol is a Kimber Pro Carry II and I like it fine. However, I did have it gone through by a great 1911 gunsmith for a reliability tune.

Hope this helps a bit.
Or you could just buy a reliable 1911 out of the box. But that would rule out Kimber.
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