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Posted in thread: Which 1911s have a good reputation? on 06-28-2013 at 04:57 AM
:( i always thought colt had their own factory and made their own guns! :( what the heck is
uaw?United Autoworkers Union.The fact is that union or non-union there are employees of any
business who sho...
Posted in thread: Which 1911s have a good reputation? on 06-22-2013 at 09:28 PM
A highly accurate and reliable 1911 like a Glock? How about buying a Glock? But then a Glock is
like a plug-and-play appliance and not something exotic to pass on as an heirloom.A tuned
Posted in thread: Which 1911s have a good reputation? on 05-21-2013 at 03:11 AM
Most 1911's these days are made with modern manufacturing processes and pretty reliable. The
biggest problem is often that any given 1911 may be finicky with some magazines. - Use good
mags. You may e...
Posted in thread: Are the colt 80 series 1911's any good, what are they worth? on 05-13-2013 at 06:08 AM
Have you met Canebrake?He is our Colt guru. He'll pop in soon.I believe an older thread of
Canebrake's said that he felt the knock against the Series 80's was way overblown. I also read
at another sou...
Posted in thread: What 22 pistol..? on 03-15-2013 at 05:05 AM
At the top of the heap would be Hammerlis, Pardinis, and the better known S&W Model 41 which is
a classic.I own a Ruger Mark III myself which I really, really like but it can be finicky with
Posted in thread: Refurbishing a Colt .45 on 03-14-2013 at 07:09 AM
If the poster wants it refinished and get more pride in ownership then I think he should do
that. Really, as many people have said: gold, or even a low interest CD will get you better
returns than usi...
Posted in thread: SS Colt. on 03-13-2013 at 12:05 AM
It's a 1911, classically styled, stainless, and a Colt...judgement: I like!
Posted in thread: Colt 1911A1 .22 L.R. conversion kit barrel? on 03-11-2013 at 10:37 PM
You'll need more than just the barrel if you plan on shooting 22lr. My conversion unit includes
the barrel, floating chamber, .22 ejector, slide, slide stop, barrel bushing, return spring and
a .22lr ...
Posted in thread: Colt 1911A1 .22 L.R. conversion kit barrel? on 03-11-2013 at 04:38 AM
It's always best to check with the manufacturer.Many .22 conversion kits use lighter materials
-- for example slides are usually aluminum, or zinc alloy. That's because of the lower power
factor of a ...
Posted in thread: 1911 picture time on 03-10-2013 at 04:37 AM
Picked up on Gunbroker polish job on that GCT. Nice choice of grips too. I need nicer grips
for my GCT. I've installed Wilson Combat controls for better ergos including oversized mag