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Posted in thread: Average 1911 owners age? on 02-02-2015 at 12:04 AM
New to the forum but not the 1911. Been shooting them since the 70's. 63 years old now, and own
11 1911's. 6 Colts, 1 Springfield, I Dan Wesson, a custom Caspian, a Kimber and my sweet Les
Baer, all i...
Posted in thread: Kimber custom tle/rl or rl pro? on 10-31-2011 at 10:42 PM
If it's your first 1911, I would definitely suggest you start with a full-size pistol. It will
be easier to shoot, with less felt recoil, and is usually more tolerant of "limp wristing". I
have a TLE,...
Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-03-2011 at 10:36 PM
After each shooting session, I spray RemOil down the barrel and chamber, run a Bore Snake
through 3 times, wipe down, and store. Works for me; no rust or fingerprints, and a clean
barrel. In my 1911's...
Posted in thread: Which colt for $1000-$2000 on 04-07-2011 at 10:40 PM
I have three 'Cups: a Series 70, Series 80, and a Gold Cup Trophy in stainless. The Trophy
shoots much better (to me) than the others. I had the front strap checkered, put a set of
AlumaGrips on it, a...
Posted in thread: Hello from a new guy on 02-20-2011 at 11:58 PM
New to FirearmsTalk, but look forward to getting some good information about my special
interest, 1911 autos. I've been shooting and collecting for 40 years, and learn something new
every day. Thanks ...