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1st Colt

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by species0113, Feb 5, 2011.


  1. species0113

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    I always wanted a nice Colt 1911 but could never justify the prices. Last year I bought my 1st 1911 to test the waters. A Para GI Expert. I like shooting it and haven't had any problems with it thus far. My problem is, I have always wanted a Colt 1911. Well I finally made the jump into the deep end and put a Gold Cup Trophy in SS on layaway. Now what? lol. I have did a little research but was looking for advice before I start pounding it. Backyard paper shooting is what it will see the most. I have my glocks and HK's for HD and CC. I have an ample supply of American Eagle 230 grain fmj that I will be putting through it. I have had a few say that I should swap out the spring to a 16 or 18 lb. spring. Some say it comes with an extra spring but I'm not sure if its just another same weight spring. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanx, Berg

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  2. Nickpisp

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    Nice! The springs that came with it should be different.
     

  3. R0CKETMAN

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    You did good but be warned, the Colt thing is highly addictive.
     
  4. dnuggett

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  5. jrs93accord

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    Whatever do you mean? Are you saying that having 14 Colt 1911s is an addiction? :supergrin:
     
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    Congrats! :cool:

    The Gold Cup Trophy is a great shooter.
     
  8. Nickpisp

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    Nope, it's a good start though. :supergrin:
     
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  10. species0113

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    Thanx guys. One more week........