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Marines Pick Colt for New Pistol

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by DOC44, Jul 23, 2012.


  1. DOC44

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    #1 DOC44, Jul 23, 2012
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  3. countrygun

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    But, but, Everybody knows the 1911 is an outdated design:supergrin:
     
  4. Gunnut 45/454

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    Also went against the 9 Minimeter for the proven 45 ACP! Love it !:supergrin:
     
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    XSE... good choice.
     
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    $22,500,000/12,000=$1875

    Are they actually going to be manufactured in the U.S.?

    My nephew's commemorative PO was $900.
     
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    Sounds like a good reason for an already overpriced gun to become even more expensive.
     
  8. Naelbis

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    What a waste of money....
     
  9. JFrame

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    Not to start a caliber war -- really!!! -- but as long as the military is restricted from using hollow point expanding ammo, I guess this kind'a makes sense.

    Let me also state for the record that I would not want to be shot with a .22 short, let alone a 9mm ball or .45 ball.


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    I think the contract will also include parts, repair, rebuilds and other support for a pre set number of years. Not just a one time shipment of guns.
     
  11. countrygun

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    Just like "Ma-Duece" some of JMBs designs are too good to fade away
     
  12. JBnTX

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    The HK45 would have been a far better choice.

    The HK45 has a standard 10 round magazine and will last for upwards of 50,000 rounds without parts breakage or replacement.

    I just hope the Marines new pistol is better built than the currently manufactured civilian 1911 garbage that Colt is putting out right now.

    I love the 1911, but it's time to let it go.

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    Theres better pistols for combat out than some rebadged 1911.
     
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    I seem to do better with guns than I do with politics and religion.

    An HK45 or even a Glock 21 would be a far better choice than a 1911, especially a Colt 1911.

    I've never bought a Colt 1911 that didn't need something done to it to ensure it's reliability. Usually an extractor adjustment.
     
  16. countrygun

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    Then why did you keep buying them?
     
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    Because once you adjust the extractor and get them running right, they're the best thing going.

    An HK45 or a Glock 21 comes ready to go straight from the box.
    No adjustment needed.
     
  19. JBnTX

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    I rest my case!

    Buying Colt 1911's is a complete waste of money.
    My taxpayer money.

    It would be more effective to just give each Marine a stick with a nail in the end of it, than to buy a 1911 from Colt.
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    #19 JBnTX, Jul 24, 2012
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    I ran the snot out of a series 70 and had no problems. Managed to get far more in trade than I paid for it.
     
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