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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by BlayGlock, Jul 23, 2010.


  1. BlayGlock

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    On THR Ive been in a discussion about the 1911 being antiquated. This is the best post of the thread and I wanted to share. Id buy this guy a beer:

    Posted by lonegunman

    My favorite line

     

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    :rofl:

    I'll have to check out that thread on The High Road.
     
  4. Wade-19

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    Great post , and I like Glocks !!!
     
  5. KalashniKEV

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    That's the first 1911 justification I've ever read that didn't have some nonsensical bluster about "Omaha Beach" or America's Pistol...
     
  6. BlayGlock

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    Exactly!!!! That is what is great about it.
     
  7. Glockdude1

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  8. deadday

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    Go to the gym...:rofl:

    Just for the record, my Kimber UC weighs almost EXACTLY the same as Glock 36....
     
  9. CAcop

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    I read the first page or two of that thread and got tired of the "it only has 8 or 9 shots" or "it's too heavy."

    As if Smith and Wesson hasn't been spending the last 50 years churning out autopistols that double as boat anchors or Gaston didn't make a 7 shot .45.

    Maybe today I will take a nap to rest up enough to post my $0.02
     
  10. Cobra64

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    I liked this piece:

    "So you complain about only having 7 or 8 rounds? Here is an idea. Learn to shoot already. Missing 17 times because you suck is not a firearm problem, when you are down to random chance for a hit probability and demand 17 rounds you really might just want to hire a body guard and stop worrying about carrying a gun. You are a danger to bystanders more than a toughguy."
     
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    Aren't most SD like 2-3 shots anyway? If you're in a shootout expending full magazines of 17 rounds, you are either in the wrong neighborhood, or the wrong line of work. :dunno:
     
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    I'm fortunate to have found room for many different designs in my gun-room, and usually avoid those discussions where the point is to denigrate one design in favor of another, as they are generally silly and chock-full of spurious argument.

    You'll notice lonegunman ignores the fact that for those who can shoot a Glock very well, having 15 rounds available that will hit the target still beats having only 7 or 8. :cool:
     
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    Here is my favorite:

    It's so damned true.
     
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