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  1. 1911 in 2011 - Best choice to commerate 100 years?

    Handguns
    I admit I don't know much about pistols. This being the 100th anniversary year of the 1911, I'd like to get one...to keep for good. I do want to shoot it but it's primarily a nostalgia kind of thing. I want one of good quality...and manufactured in the USA. I don't think I'd spend more than...
  2. Best 1911??????

    Handguns
    Lookin at gettin a 1911 and i know theres alot of companies making them.For the money which is best and how many diffrent manufacturers are making them?????
  3. My New 1911!!

    Handguns
    I just picked up this Springfield 1911A1 "Loaded" on Monday and actually shot it some. It's not my first semiauto handgun (the othere being a Ruger MKII and a Glock 22 40 S&W) but for right now I like this one best :D. I've shot both Kimbers and Colts, but I like this one better, because...
  4. Springfield 1911A1 GI .45 Parkarized

    Handguns
    I was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with the said pistol. Also what about the Ruger GP100? Any impute will be appreciated! Thanks!
  5. springfield 1911 ultra-compact jamming

    Handguns
    my dad got a springfield 1911 ultracompact and it keeps jamming on the secont to last shot the way it jams is the rim spent cartridge gets stuck in the top of the magazine this only happens on the secong to last shot and an exsess of 1000rounds have been run thrue it he usally runs 230gr...
  6. Cheap 1911's

    Handguns
    Hi, I'm looking in to buying a 1911, but I have a low budget. I need on under or around $500. I saw one at academy for just over $600. That's a doable price. The thing is I for got to look at the make. Any help is appreciated. GG
  7. Another 1911!

    Handguns
    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!
  8. casting for 1911?

    Bullet Casting
    Been thinking of getting a new 1911, probably a springfield GI issue. How do they handle cast with alox lube? Would wheel wieghts be hard enough for ball ammo? Main use would be plenking and such, with posible home defense use.
  9. Budget 1911's

    Handguns
    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
  10. Springfield 1911 Cast Hunting Loads?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Guys, I'm thinking about loading up my 45 for short range hog hunting (about 25 yards or so). Any recommendations on Beartooth hunting rounds? I'd like something with a wide meplat, of course, that would load and shoot well out of my Springfield 1911. Thanks, Shane
  11. 1911 which Colt or Clone?

    Handguns
    I have to buy a model 1911 in 45ACP( Yep I'm forced to buy a 1911 stylepistol Poor Me Right). The choices are many. So many it makes it hard to choose. I have seen and heard many tales of frustration and a lack of confidence on some of the clones. 2 catagories are the ones who have marketed...
  12. 1911 ? Who Makes The Best One ?

    Handguns
    Always Want To Own A 1911. It Seams Like Every Gun Manufacture Is Making One These Days. It’s Hard To Decide What I Should Get. If That Wasn’t Bad Enough They Have Many Different Modules To Choose From. I Like To Get A Full Size 1911. No Compact Or Subcompact. Must Be Accurate With Easy Trigger...
  13. Help guide a 1911 Newbie

    Handguns
    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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