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First 1911-New RO

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Dbuck, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. Dbuck

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    Based on the recommendations of many here, I purchased the Range Officer. It just arrived. I ended up getting it off of gunbroker, and after fees,ffl etc. it was 700 out the door. I think it is beautiful and can't wait to shoot it. I will probably hit the indoor range soon. I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks again everyone for the recommendations!
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  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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  3. Shortimer

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    Congrats, that's a good price, I paid $720.00 out the door local. I think that you are gonna really like it. Its a very clean, nice looking 1911 & its very accurate. So far mine has been 100% reliable. SA hit it out of the park with value on this one.
     
  4. Big_Grumpy

    Big_Grumpy Go Cheese!

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    Great price! I picked mine up for $750. The price on the case says $829.99 though. I wonder if I can flip it? :supergrin:

    They seem like a solid piece. I just put on some Pachmayr wrap around grips on mine and the thing is G2G.

    I'm not sure when I can get out to the range with it with the Holidays coming up, but I'm antsy to.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2010
  5. Quack

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    if Springfield builds a RO in 9mm, i think they will sell like hotcakes.
     
  6. Hokie1911

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    You are 100% correct on that one. If the RO is a homerun....a 9mm would be a grand slam.
     
  7. tx787

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    Congrats! If that gun was available when I got my first 1911 it would have been a tough choice. I think you did well! My only concern for you is that it's very very hard to only have one 1911, I wish you luck...
     
  8. Quack

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    the 9mm Loaded's are already hard to find, so the RO in 9mm would be a no brainer.
    I'd buy one, even though i already have a 9mm Loaded, just for the fit.
     
  9. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    Ya, to the girls. :rofl: :tongueout:
     
  10. Hokie1911

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    I've got your girls a jingle-jangling right here, chief. :wavey: :laughing:
     
  11. Rimcrew

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    [​IMG]

    :supergrin:
     
  12. Oh no, you didn't!:rofl:
     
  13. Hokie1911

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    Oh good Lord...here we go. :popcorn:

    Anyone who volunteers to let me shoot you with my p_ssyfied 9mm and then you can tell me how much it doesn't hurt....you know where to find me. :supergrin:
     
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  14. ...inline waiting to buy more 9mm, since you'll need more to take down the BG. :tongueout::rofl:
     
  15. Nickpisp

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    Or an RO without target sights.
     
  16. Hokie1911

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    I think we have a volunteer. :wavey:
     
  17. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

    Shipwreck-The-Sequel Beretta 92 Nut!

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    Great Range Officer - congrats..

    As for the Beretta, don't dis it :whistling:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Hokie1911

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    Niiiiiiiiiiice. :thumbsup: