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Picked up my first one...

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by MyNewGlock23, Oct 14, 2010.


  1. MyNewGlock23

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    Finally ventured into the 1911 world with my first purchase - it's a Colt Special Combat Government - O1980CM. She was used but in pretty good condition. Thought I would post a few pics here and join the club. Enjoy...

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  2. bac1023

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    Looks great.

    I love that gun. :)

    Its a shame they're Series 80 though. :sigh:



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  3. MyNewGlock23

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    :supergrin: That pic right there was the pic that started it all for me!!! LOL

    Thanks for your advice Brian!!
     
  4. Hokie1911

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    Another one bites the dust. :rofl:
     
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    bac gets the addicted and George supplies. :rofl:
     
  6. bac1023

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    Very cool. :cool:

    The SCG is a great shooter and a fine looker. :)
     
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    Gun lover.

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    Congrats! Great looking gun.
     
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    Congrats the special combat is one of the best looking Colt's out there.
     
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    Congrats !
     
  11. GVFlyer

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    Congratulations. The Special Combat Government is a great gun.

    I have one chambered in .38 Super and finished in hard chrome. It is one of my top three shooters.

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    Great Colt !
     
  13. MyNewGlock23

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    Thanks guys!! I have only had one opportunity to shoot it, and really had a blast - literally!! I have to find a way to easily acquire the front sight - had some trouble first time out.

    Hope to get out again next week some time and put a few more rounds down range - since this will be the "fun" gun, I probably won't shoot it nearly as much as my duty weapons, but it will have a fairly decent amount of rounds shot through it! I can't wait!!!