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I've officially (finally) joined the club!!!

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by bluelineman, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. bluelineman

    bluelineman Infidel كافر

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    Thanks for all the advice I've rec'd so far. And for putting up with my stupid noob questions. After lurking & learning for a while (read: getting confused ;) )I couldn't decide. I was looking at the Kimber Pro Carry2 & the Springer Loaded Commander size. Well I just couldn't decide so I got a Dan Wesson CBOB instead. :supergrin: It's exactly how I wanted my first 1911 to be right out of the box. Here's the pics. I'm sure more questions will follow while I learn how to work this thing, take it apart, put it back together, etc. Enough talk, here's the obligatory carpet pics. Sorry about the bad photographer.



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  2. glockfan9

    glockfan9 1911Fan9 :)

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    ^ congrats!!
    - just curious, why not the Kimber Pro?
     

  3. bluelineman

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    This was exactly what I wanted out of the box. No upgrades required to suit my taste. There's nothing wrong with the Kimber but I just like this one better.
     
  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Troy
  5. Magus

    Magus Deo Vindice

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    I knew you said you were getting it soon, that was fast!

    Looks great! Congrats man!
     
  6. jrs93accord

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    Great choice! I bought one last year myself. Beautiful pistol and shoots well at that.
     
  7. brzusa.1911

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    Great choice man! The CBOB is, was, the greatest gun under $1300! Is this a 2009?
     
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  8. bluelineman

    bluelineman Infidel كافر

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  9. rsxr22

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    you made a great decision. DW makes a fine 1911
     
  10. bac1023

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    That's a beautiful older Dan Wesson.

    Congrats! :cool:
     
  11. ki4dmh

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  12. Nicko

    Nicko GTDS FOR LIFE

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    Beauty. Congrats
     
  13. Hokie1911

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    Dude, CBOBs and ProCarrys are pieces of crap. You could have done a LOT better. Jeez.
     
  14. Rimcrew

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    Nice score, and good decision! I have a 2005 model, and it is one of my favs.
     
  15. ctfireman

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    Awesome! That's what i would have chosen out of those 3.
     
  16. bluelineman

    bluelineman Infidel كافر

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    :rofl: Nice sig line BTW. :whistling: :rofl:

    Thanks all. :wavey:
     
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  17. bluelineman

    bluelineman Infidel كافر

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    I figured I'd save a little more & get one out of the box like I wanted it rather than spend the money to upgrade things.
     
  18. Hokie1911

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    Good thinking. The BOB is already full of tasty Ed Brown goodies, so aside from grips, you don't see a lot of guys upgrade very much. I will eventually send mine to Chuck to have my barrel flush crowned like he did my PC2.
     
  19. bluelineman

    bluelineman Infidel كافر

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    If you don't mind my asking, what's that run?