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No .45ACP 1911s

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Ruggles, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    I think I would have to vote .38 Super as my favorite 1911 caliber.


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    Am I alone in not voting .45ACP? :rofl: Who favors something else?
     
  2. Foxtrotx1

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    The super is a very capable round.
     

  3. Zombie Steve

    Zombie Steve Decap Pin Killa

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    I'm not sure this is the kind of world I want to live in.
     
  4. I had shot Quack's SA govt in 38 Super, and that was a blast. I like it better than 45ACP.
     
  5. bac1023

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    The 38 Super is an outstanding round.

    However, all my 1911s will always be 45ACP.
     
  6. Lew-G17

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    I prefer 38 super over 45acp, but 9mm is my favorite for fun.
     
  7. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    :rofl:

    Yeah that was suppose to be "Non" not "No" :embarassed:
     
  8. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    I think I have more 9mm 1911's than I do 45's
     
  9. Hawker Man

    Hawker Man

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    I do like a 1911 in 40 S&W, but then a 9mm is fun to shoot also, oh hell I like a 45 also.
    THEY ARE ALL FUN.
     
  10. Texas Bulldog

    Texas Bulldog

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    Just for shooting my favorite is my 6" STI Trojan 9mm. I find that incredibly enjoyable to shoot.

    In a round itself my favorite is a tough call between 10mm and .357sig

    JOe
     
  11. 38 Super Fan

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    I love my Supers, but I'm not sure if I'd choose them over 45 ACP or not. :dunno:
     
  12. Damn, that .38 barrel looks like a pee shooter compared to the .45.:supergrin: That being said the .38 super is a good defensive round also, although I prefer .45s.
     
  13. Ruggles

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    Yeah it does look kinda tiny :rofl:

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    The CQB Compact is in .38 Super, the big one is .45ACP. The Wilson I have on order now is a 5" .38 Super, can't wait to shoot that one cause the 4" .38 Super is a blast to shoot. Only problem is that compact .38 Super mags are not easy to find....in fact only Wilson sells them and they are cut down full size .38 Super mags made by someone else. They work fine but I would prefer a flush fit magazine.
     
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  14. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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  15. I have both, starting to carry the Super more.
     
  16. 45 acp and 1911 is like.... Salt n' pepper, white n' rice, ying and yang...
     
  17. I won't own anything but a 9mm 1911, I do like the .45 acp however.
     
  18. Why put up with a round that is harder to find and more expensive than 9mm or 45ACP?

    Also...isn't the real reason we go for a 1911, the 45ACP round? Having a 1911 in 9mm is like buying the V6 Mustang....not nearly as fun and not as reliable, either.

    I have a very sweet shooting FN Hi-Power that fills my needs for a single action 9mm. It was designed as a 9mm and works well with that caliber. Designed by the same guy, too.

    Nope...I don't get the wants for 1911s in other calibers....sorry.

    What is wrong with the 45ACP round?

    - brickboy240
     
  19. Hurricanes

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    I've never had the chance to shoot a 1911 in anything other than .45 ACP. But I would like to try out a super before a 9mm or 40 S&W.
    -Joel
     
  20. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    Blah, blah, blah...reliability...blah, blah, blah....

    Have well over 5000 rounds through 2 of my 9mm (each) with no issues, and don't see any that will happen with my others.