Taurs 1911 al.

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by jacobee21, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. jacobee21

    jacobee21 New Member

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    What are your thoughts of an aluminum hand gun. I believe it's just the frame. Wish it was all blued but man it's light. After reading so much on different 1911's its all starting to become the same to me. I don't know which way to go.
     
  2. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    Alloy receivers are viable as long as the gun design is developed around them. The reputation of the manufacture should be taken into consideration when purchasing. (Taurus? I'm just sayin'.)

    A light weight 1911 should only be considered for carry and not for a range lizard, hi round count shooter.
     

  3. jacobee21

    jacobee21 New Member

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    I was reading on another thread that the colt commander has and alloy frame, Is that true?
     
  4. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    The lightweight model does :cool:
     
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Heed Cane's advice.
    Aluminum is lightweight and will not stand up to continued range sessions or competitions.
     
  6. bamacraig77

    bamacraig77 New Member

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    I have over 500 rounds through mu Taurus 1911al. Shoots great and it is a dedicated range gun. Guns are to be shot! My goal is to sling another 500 rounds through it this year. Good thing I reload.
     
  7. gollygee

    gollygee New Member

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    As canebrake says, if the gun is designed around it. Instances of 40K+ rounds through Bersas with aluminum frames. I'm sure someone knows of high round counts on 1911s with aluminum frames.
     
  8. jacobee21

    jacobee21 New Member

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    Ok how about the para USA ltc ?
     
  9. jacobee21

    jacobee21 New Member

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    Well I'm gonna get the para pxt ltc 1911
     
  10. jacobee21

    jacobee21 New Member

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    I got it two weeks ago and well all I can say is day yum I love it. It's sweet.