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got my first 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by etmccain, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. etmccain

    etmccain

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    Picked up my first 1911 this past weekend at the Indy 1500 gun show...I had been researching and looking for about 6 months now and had decided on a Springfield Loaded Champion in Stainless....we looked around for 2 hours or so and all I had been able to find were either full size, in crappy condition, over priced, or a combination of the last 2.....finally I found exactly what I was looking for a used, but in PERFECT condition with Trijicon night sights....picked it up, checked it out, worked all the mechanisms, took it apart real quick, and bought it for $600 cash OTD....came with the holster and mag pouch, and only one mag but it still had the Loaded Coupon in the case so I will be stocking up on $12 mags....I will get some pics up later today after I get done with it at the range for the first time
     
  2. bac1023

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  3. Hokie1911

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    Welcome to the DarkSide. :thumbsup:
     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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  6. Congrats and until you post the pics.
    :needspics: :supergrin:
     
  7. Alcoy

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    congrats. good choice on the loaded.
     
  8. Spats McGee

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    ^^^ What he said

    & Congratulations!