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1911 Fire storm questions.

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by army_inc, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. army_inc

    army_inc

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    Hey GUys,
    A buddy of mine is selling his fire storm DLX Government .45 It's a phillipino maker (metro arms co) and from what I've read online, it seems to be a great shooter for a fraction of the cost of most .45's. I was just wondering if anyone had one and what it was like? Also, anybody have any horror stories on this. I've known the guy for several years but I just don't know much about the maker. Any info or reviews would help. THanks
     
  2. awpk03s

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    Metro Arms makes a good 1911 for the money. If it's a good price, go for it.
     


  3. army_inc

    army_inc

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    Well, how he operates is he buys firearms. Then somehow gets behind on bills and sells them for less than what he bought them for. He's offering this one for $300 or $350. I hear they retail for about $450.
     
  4. army_inc

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    They were right! There really isn't a firearm that Bac doesn't own :rofl: It looks nice though Bac. How's the accuracy?
     
  5. awpk03s

    awpk03s

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    I'd buy it for that price.
     
  6. bac1023

    bac1023

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    LOL.

    Accuracy is on par with the others in its class. Its good.
     
  7. army_inc

    army_inc

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    SO what are the other 1911's in it's class? I mean, the price on this weapon is great from what the reviews say (as in it's not a hunk of crap for the price). I've heard people compare it to being as smooth as a colt, or springfield. What would you guys say? Also, if I were to change the grips, would it be hard. I've heard the Llama copies had weird distances (metric, and screws). Thanks for the help.
     
  8. bac1023

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    The old Firestorms and Llamas were not 1911s.

    This Firestorm is totally different and not even built by the same company. It is a 1911.
     
  9. army_inc

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    Ok. So I bought the Fire Storm .45. It's brand new, never fired. It came with the original box, 50 rounds, and a nylon holster for $300. I think I did pretty well today.
    :cool:
     
  10. Texas Bulldog

    Texas Bulldog

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    Hell yeah you did!

    Thats a fantastic price!