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  1. I need a 1911

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    I currently do not have a 1911 pistol. My ex-wife wound up with my Kimber. Anyway I am throwing around a few ideas for my next pistol. I have always wanted one of those GI style 1911's. Only thing is I don’t like those sights. I would also like to get a "target quality" 1911. Would I be...
  2. Setting Up A 1911 For Reduced Loads

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    I have a new Kimber Custom Target II that I have had to the range twice. I have put 600 rounds through it now. All loads both factory and handloads consisted of 230 grain bullets. My 11 year old son is having a ball shooting it and he doesn't complain about the recoil but he is developing a...
  3. 1911's too many to choose from!

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    I’m looking to purchase a 1911 and have been looking at all of the following models. With so many to choose from can anyone offer some advice in narrowing my search down to the best model to get? Springfield TRP, Springfield Loaded, Kimber Tactical Custom II, Kimber Custom TLE II, Kimber Royal...
  4. Another 1911!

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    Thinking of buying a new 1911. I'm gonna go with a 5" but not sure what brand I want. Any suggestions on the brand and caliber I should get? I Already own a Kimber, and a Springfield, both in .45 Just looking for some ideas!
  5. Magwell/Mainspring for Kimber 1911

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    I'm getting a Kimber Gold Match II .40 S&W, and I'm looking to get a magwell for it. Problem is, I don't know what LPI is. The magwells are available for a variety of LPI's (20 LPI, 30LPI...). What is LPI, and what kind of magwell would fit my particular model?
  6. Budget 1911's

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    I am looking for advice, opinions etc on some of the more reasonable 1911's eg Springfield GI or the Armscors. mainly something in the 5" range for under 500 bucks
  7. 1911 Carry Rigs

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    I was lucky enough to come into a pair of new Kimber 1911s recently - a vanilla Custom II (5" Gubment size) and an Ultra Carry II (3" chop-job). They make quite a pretty couple sitting next to each other! Anyway, I recently picked up my CCW license and now I'm nosing around for holsters. I've...
  8. Help guide a 1911 Newbie

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    I am interested in acquiring my first 1911 style handgun. I currently own a SIG P228 and a Springield XD-9 and am happy with both guns. I was very interested in the new SIG GSR 1911 style gun. It retails for $1077 and seems to be constructed of quality components. Has anyone seen/handled one of...
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