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My new 45

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by sjones, Jun 8, 2010.


  1. sjones

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    I just got it today,took it home and cleaned it up.Haven't had time to take it to the range yet but thats coming as soon as I can.I would really rather have a kimber,ed brown some really nice ones but this is all I can afford.
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    I forgot to say its an american classic.It looks pretty nice.First thing I'm going to do is get some burl grips as soon as payday gets here.
     

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  2. Tactical black

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    Looks nice I'm sure you'll have fun shooting it. :wavey:
     

  3. Hokie1911

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    Congrats man. Don't sell yourself short. Nice pistola.

    Trust me, I want to drive this...
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    ...but I have 3 small kids so I drive this.
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  4. sjones

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    Hey man,when I was at the chevy dealer for a oil change,I was in the showroom looking at new vette's,the salesman said I can put you in one.I said yeah right thats why I drive a 4 cylinder malibu,like I could afford a vette.The sticker on the window said $129,000 .
     
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    Hello ZR1. What a bargain. LOL.

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    Congrats! :cool:

    Hey, that's a great shooting model.

    I've got it's indentical twin in the Firestrom DLX. :)


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  7. sjones

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    Bac,I did a lot of reading before I bought it and didn't see one negative report on it.I saw some of yours also so you can say you helped me decide.:supergrin:
     
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    Looks great! Congrats on the new 1911!
     
  10. glock2740

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    Congrats!
     
  11. bac1023

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    That's great.

    If I did help you make a decision, I always happy to hear. :cool:
     
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    Ok, so it's not one of the big name expensive 1911s. So what?:dunno: You like, it's yours, take some pride in it. That looks like a good meat and potatoes 1911. Many of these tend to render very good service. I've developed quite a bit of fondness to my RIA Tactical (very similar to your gun, but the finish isn't as nice), even though I have a couple of much more expensive ones in the safe.

    Enjoy it. I've only seen a couple of them around here.
     
  14. den888

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    Very nice !
     
  15. The_Drizzle

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    Congrats. A new gun is a new gun.

    There is just something about the "regular" 1911 that the higher end models don't have. Don't get me wrong I would love to have a $1000+ 1911, but I think I would almost be affraid to touch it. The regular guns are go anywhere, do anything, fun guns.
     
  16. bac1023

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    Exactly.

    I think its a very good 1911, to be honest, and obviously, a great value. I like all the Filipino models. I've never had an issue with any of mine and I own a model from all three manufacturers, Armscor, Metro, and SAM.

    The American Classic and Firestorm are Metro guns.
     
  17. CMG

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    Nice choice.
     
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    Exactly! And ditto here!:supergrin:
     
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    The key words here are ".....put you IN one....":whistling:
    He DIDN'T say "...SELL you one...."
    I'm sure he'd have been happy to let you sit behind the wheel for a minute....:supergrin:
    My brother's checking out 'Vettes....he lives on Cape Cod...and has NO GARAGE!! Mind you, the body may be fiberglass....but if it were me, I'd sure wanna keep that baby covered ANY time I wasn't driving it...and with something more substantial than a torneau cover!!
     
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  20. Nicko

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    Nice pick-up. Congrats