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2010 Para Catalog

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by spookshack, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. The Pusherman

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    yep the new expert look nice. my gi expert is nothing short of impressive as far as fit, accuracy, and reliability.

    however, that "gun rights" 1911 looks cheesy as hell.
     


  2. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I like the look and feel of many of their guns, but I hear alot of bad stuff about them. I do realize that if Todd Jarrett is involved, then they must be of good quality. I am torn.
     
  3. mikegun

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    I read a lot of bad stuff on GT about Kimbers, and have owned several, ext extractor on the older ones and internal on the Kimbers i have now, and ive never owned a bad Kimber, never a problem with any of them, i dont believe much i read about guns anymore, i just buy them and form my own opinion, but ive ben very lucky with all the guns i have owned, i had a jamo kel tec once, sent it bacl and they fixed it.....
     
  4. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    the gi expert is not made like any other para-it's made better. i would not consider purchasing any other para even though i love my gi expert. :)
     
  5. MD357

    MD357

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    Like little Para elves come and supply tool steel parts and superior fitting?
     
  6. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    You're right about the Gun rights model:shocked::faint:
     
  7. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Same here.I like the LTC, but.......:dunno:
     
  8. bac1023

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    :rofl:

    I like the Expert because it doesn't have much of that dumb Para nonsense tacked on to it.

    However, they're all the same quality.
     
  9. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    A member here had a LTC,....it functioned but finish wise it was a POS!
    Drips, runs, dirt in the finish,.......looked like a 8 year old's painted model airplane.
     
  10. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    if you're clueless about my post, you could've simply asked for an explanation.

    the gi expert does not have a fully ramped barrel as with all other paras, nor does it have that infamous power extractor that seems to break often.

    the slide to frame fit is also hand lapped, and extra care is spent with the barrel to slide/bushing to barrel fit as compared to other paras as well.
     
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  11. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    nope.
     
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  12. MD357

    MD357

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    Hey Dances with Guns, how ya doin? :supergrin:

    It's not being clueless, it's being experienced with Paras. They just aren't quality. I'm glad you think your frame and slide is airtight but in reality Para still uses the same junk quality small parts, spotty QC frame and slide, same tolerance stacking etc.

    Someone is much better off staying away from the platform if they want quality and longevity.
     
  13. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Not to be pouring gas on a campfire,......
    But, I would buy a Taurus PT1911 before I would buy a Para!:whistling:
     
  14. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    oh really? lemme guess, you don't speak from any personal experience, but are simply reiterating what you've read on forums :upeyes:
     
  15. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    :shocked:
     
  16. MD357

    MD357

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    So you're saying that's the general consensus? :rofl: Either way, I don't read the Para forums, just going by personal experience. Seemingly, you're admitting that a good number of people are having/had problems also?
     
  17. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    It's a joke, well maybe, it would be a toss up. :dunno:

    ........................................NOTICE......................................................
    ** OPINION BASED UPON FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE FIRING, FIELD STRIPPING,
    CLEANING AND REASSEMBLEY OF A PARA LTC & TAURUS PT1911(same actions)**
     
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  18. The Pusherman

    The Pusherman officer mcgee

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    ...so you don't have any personal experience. thought not. your childish assumptions are also off. it's quite clear that you've no experience whatsoever with the gi expert, prob never handled one, let alone fired one.

    you should stick to posting about things you have personal experience or knowledge with, rather than attempting to argue about things you are obviously ignorant about, no offense :cool:
     
  19. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    Sooner or later I will give a try to Para, but according to many people out there it's the best compromise between high price and the lack of reliability.
    Well, we will see :whistling: