New Girl in the House

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by ACRhino, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    Brought home a new girl today, Auto Ordinance 1911A1 only one year old. Bought her on consignment for $400. She has a few dings and needs a good polish and a cleaning (I'll have to figure out the best way to do that) but overall no messed with screws, very little wear, stock sights and all original. I put 100 rounds down range and not a rattle or a jam to be seen. At 15 yards she put 7 in the eyeball so to speak.

    I'm going to take my time with her, learn all her curves and how to make her purr, but she looks to be a great addition to the family and she kicks like a god blessed mule.

    The best news ... when I brought this new beauty home, I found that my old useless ex gf who was crashing on my couch had moved out!! Swap one yucky icky girl for one sexy lovely new girl :) ... Best ... Day ... Ever!

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  2. dnthmn2004

    dnthmn2004 New Member

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    Great swap!! Congrats!
     

  3. Firearms4ever

    Firearms4ever New Member

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    Excellent choice and purchase :D. Now I'm gonna have to get a Springfield 1911a1 once I've got the money :eek:.
     
  4. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    I would to just echo what he said. :)
     
  5. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    I just field stripped her to have a look and I dont think the slide stop has ever been removed. I think someone bought this gun last year, couldn't handle the kick, and put her up for consignment ... barrel has almost no wear at all. She just needs a cleaning and a few thousand rounds down the tube.
     
  6. wmille01

    wmille01 New Member

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    I love the original style 1911's, just something about them. Looks like you got a catch, and she's a looker.
     
  7. freefall

    freefall New Member

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    Those 1911A1s do just have that look. My daughter (The Lovely Miss Freefall) told me that when I die that's the one she cares about. The Kimber, the Dan Wesson, meh. That old gov't model is the one.
     
  8. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    You raised a good girl sir.
     
  9. freefall

    freefall New Member

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    Yah, she's pretty satisfactory.
     
  10. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    Congrats. Is it just me or is the rear sight in the white?
     
  11. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    I was going through the box it came in and I noticed a tiny little piece of bleack metal ... it was the original rear sight ... so it looks like this one has been replaced for a larger dove tail.
     
  12. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    As always, shoot the snot out of 'er.

    Smiling while shooting improves accuracy! :p
     
  13. nhsuper44

    nhsuper44 New Member

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    nice gun !! But, is it MA compliant?
     
  14. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    Yes, it has the little peep hole on the breech to see if a round is in the chamber. Plus it isn't on the list Guns that you cannot buy in Massachusetts
     
  15. Glasshartt

    Glasshartt New Member

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    MA guns laws look screwier than CA's.
     
  16. dnthmn2004

    dnthmn2004 New Member

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    You have no idea... lol
     
  17. ACRhino

    ACRhino New Member

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    It took me just over 4 months to get my permits all in order ... stupid amounts of red tape.
     
  18. Phelenwolf

    Phelenwolf New Member

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    WOW, 4 months :eek:?? The longest wait I had was 2 wks for my CCW permit to come in. I really feel for you guys. Me, I go to the gun shop, see what I like, pay for it and out the door I go.

    Reminds me of when I lived in NC, they were telling me that you could only own 5 handguns? (Please correct me if I am wrong) My roommate at the time (early 90's) said he could only get 5 permits to purchase handguns. WOW, blew my mind. Glad I live here in Az.:D
     
  19. Glasshartt

    Glasshartt New Member

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    Boy am I even more glad I live in Texas. Hey Scubie, there ain't no way we're ever moving to NC.