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New (to me) Springfield CCO

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by jethro21, Jan 15, 2011.


  1. jethro21

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    I found that I wasn't carrying the Ria compact I had purchased so I decided to try to see what I could find my way into. Found this locally with 2 nice holsters and 7 mags for what I thought was a reasonable price. It has some holster wear and the previous owner put a pretty deep idiot scratch in it. The original grips are included but the previous owner lost the thin grip screws, oh well.

    I did my department qualification with it and after 50 rounds there was one ragged hole, but to be fair it was 15 yards in to 3 yards (with only 8 rounds at the 15).

    It came with 2 colt mags with orange followers and 6 springfield mags with dimpled followers. None of these have reliably fed the Speer 230gr hollowpoints I am issued. Hopefully some Wilson mags will make a difference.
     

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  2. Quack

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    Rent this space

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    congrats!!! that's a rare Springfield.
     

  3. Agent6-3/8

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    Awesome!:cool:

    I love the CCO concept. I just can't understand why there aren't more of them on the market. To me, they make more sense than a subcompact.
     
  4. Hokie1911

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    Yeah no kidding. I got to play with a DW CCO last weekend and that was a perfect sized gun for carry.
     
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  5. Goldendog Redux

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    Shut your mouth

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    Because the majority of the gun buying public are ignorant and I am thinking a great majority of manufacturers are as well.

    Awesome score on the Springfield though.

    MF
     
  6. awpk03s

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    That's great! I love the CCO platform.
     
  7. gruntmedik

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    Congrats on a great gun!! I love mine. Is yours an alloy frame?

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  8. jethro21

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    Mine is aluminum frame with Brazil under the dust cover (which suprised me). The gun shoots extremely well, however if I can't get it running on my duty ammo I am sorta up a creek.
     
  9. Mr. Gekko

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    Congrats! Hope you get it running right.
     
  10. maslin

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    I love my Compact. It is picky about mags though, Kimber TacMags have been flawless with it. Good luck.
     
  11. HAIL CAESAR

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    Jethro,

    Wilson mags may help you, but I am sure Springfield Armory will help you.
     
  12. Gregg702

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    Very nice. My Kimber Compact CDP II is CCO sized, I love it.
     
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    Nice find! Looks awesome. I love my CCO...just waiting for a holster to EDC it.
     
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    Congrats! :cool:

    Very nice
     
  15. gruntmedik

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    I use Wilson mags in mine, and have never had a stoppage of any kind.
     
  16. rsxr22

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    Very awesome! Im glad to hear you like it!
     
  17. Nicko

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    Very nice. Congrats
     
  18. glock2740

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    Good looking gun.
     
  19. 2740dmx

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    Thanks for sharing!

    I read an article awhile back, about a gun writer having Springfield Armory build him a CCO, in their custom shop.

    I am hopelessly in love with the Dan Wesson CCO, and my goal is to buy one for my 45th B-day (a year from now...:crying:)

    Anyone know what years SA made the CCO?
     
  20. Quack

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    here's the article that i think you are referring to:
    http://www.tactical-life.com/online/combat-handguns/custom-carry-combat/

    I had a Compact years ago.