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Sig 1911 C3

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Scamp, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Scamp

    Scamp Geaux Tigers!

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    What can you all tell me about these?? Price? Reliability?
    Does not have GSR on the slide, it does have a beveled mag well and some really nice grips.
    Brand spankin' new, can't wait to shoot it.
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2011
  2. Shortimer

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    I've have a C3 for about a year now & its my favorite handgun. Its been 100% reliable, very accurate & its my EDC. It carries very well & I think its a great looking 1911. When I got it I had a hard time finding a holster to suit me & finally had one made. Personally I would not trade it for another $1000.00 1911 out there.
     


  3. Hokie1911

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    There have been several threads in the last month or so on the C3. Break out your search-fu and you should easily find them and you can probably get more feedback on it.
     
  4. 2bgop

    2bgop

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    I just picked one up about a month ago. I have only put about 200 rounds through, but haven't had a single problem.
     
  5. Scamp

    Scamp Geaux Tigers!

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    The search button is like way up at the top of my screen, and I gotta type like 5 letters....geez.....I'm just too lazy for all this effort! :crying:





    I did the search, looks like it's not a fav of the 1911 dieharders because of the slide dimensions, but I love the way it looks and feels. Time will tell! Now I need a fudge round or two to get my energy level back up after all this searchin'...
     
  6. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Wasn't saying that to be a dik by any means. Just seems like you weren't getting a lot of response and like I said, there have been a few threads about the C3 lately. I think the general issue is definitely the slide. Most concur you can do better for similar cash and not have to worry about holster issues.
     
  7. Scamp

    Scamp Geaux Tigers!

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    I was trying to be funny....'cause I AM lazy!
    Sorry if I came across as a dik!
     
  8. Your such a dik...:rofl::supergrin:
     
  9. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Please stay on topic.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Since I am a richard...

    your   /yʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər/ [yoor, yawr, yohr; unstressed yer]
    –pronoun
    1. (a form of the possessive case of you used as an attributive adjective): Your jacket is in that closet. I like your idea. Compare yours.
    2. one's (used to indicate that one belonging to oneself or to any person): The consulate is your best source of information. As you go down the hill, the library is on your left.
    3. (used informally to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things of a particular type): Take your factory worker, for instance. Your power brakes don't need that much servicing.

    you're (jʊə, jɔː, ( unstressed ) jə)

    — contraction of
    you are
     
  11. Ok I'll take it back since this is the second time you said I was #1. :tongueout:
     
  12. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Well in that case, use the SEARCH button next time lazyass. :tongueout::rofl::supergrin:
     
  13. Scamp

    Scamp Geaux Tigers!

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    Your such a dik.......:tongueout::rofl:
     
  14. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    That is 100%.....

    [​IMG]
     
  15. MD357

    MD357

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    Hey um Hokie.... if you're tryin to take my label then we gotta talk. :steamed:
     
  16. Hokie1911

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    Someday...I will snatch the pebble from your hand, Master.
     
  17. bac1023

    bac1023

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    :rofl:
     
  18. rcamp

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    whats the difference between a C3 and a RCS? do these series have a ramped barrel and a FPS or are they purely 70 series?
    any info is appreciated.
     
  19. The rcs has been "anti snagged"- they round off the corners. I have an rcs and have no complaints about the gun.
     
  20. rcamp

    rcamp

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    thanks Lawdog, I'm interested in the RCS, but theres not one locally I can get a look at. Can you tell me if the barrel has an integral ramp, or if theres a firing pin block safety?
    Thanks for your help sir,
    Randall