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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by doc540, Mar 5, 2013.


  1. doc540

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    1998 Colt CCO

    getting some carry wear, shooting reliably and accurately

    becoming a trusted old friend

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  2. HAIL CAESAR

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    That is an awesome piece.
     

  3. silversport

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    very nice...is that a custom ambi-safety???

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  4. ca survivor

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    Congrats!!
     
  5. faawrenchbndr

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    Looks great.......tell me a bit about the X Grip mag extension!
     
  6. doc540

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    Thanks

    My gunsmith milled the right side of the ambi safety to help prevent it from snagging or getting pushed off safety. I didn't realize the benefit of an ambi until an IDPA stage called for weak hand only shooting.

    The X-Grip provides a pinkie rest when I carry with an extended cap mag. And in the Adams pancake it doesn't print, so the extra capacity might come in handy.
     
  7. FLSlim

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    Very nice, indeed. I love the CCO size for carry.
     
  8. Phases

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    Beautiful..
     
  9. Shepard man

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    That's a great looking piece.
     
  10. silversport

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    neat...thanks doc540...

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  11. Spiffums

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    There was a thread either on here or the IDPA fourm about using your middle joint on your trigger finger to flick off the thumb safety if you don't have an ambi. It's a neat trick to have in the bag.
     
  12. fnfalman

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    Or you can use your thumb to go over to the other side and flick the safety lever.
     
  13. doc540

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    Yep, both of those techniques can be learned.

    By now I've just learned to thumb it down with my left hand.
     
  14. Teecher45

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    That's beautiful. I'm guessing Colt doesn't make those anymore. Shame, I would love to have one. Guess ill have to settle for a DW instead.


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  15. doc540

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    Yes, they only made them in 1998 and 1999. Mine's a '98.
     
  16. JoeyG

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    Absolutely beautiful gun! I do not own a 1911 style gun (YET) but I really want to purchase my first. Not really even sure where to start. I know your picture has me jonesing bad for a new gun though!! :yourock:
     
  17. doc540

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    Congrats...you're on the right track. :wavey:

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  18. SagKC

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    Very, very nice! Congrats on carrying her vs keeping her "in the dark"!
     
  19. fnfalman

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    There are some Talo Edition Colt CCO floating around. I bought one brand new last year.
     
  20. glock2740

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    Gun lover.

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    Ditto. I want to hear about it too. Strange but interesting too.