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So, what DOES a Colt $450 Delta Elite look like?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by faawrenchbndr, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Look below,........:whistling:

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    She has a tad bit of wear, a few corrosion pits from the gawd awful wrap-around grips.
    Original steel reinforced polymer spring guide & double recoil spring set installed.
    All in all,........she's a peach for an '88 Colt, it's been fired around 500 rounds.
     
  2. djackson

    djackson CLM

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    Very nice, want your money back?
     

  3. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Very nice, Greg. :thumbsup:
     
  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    No Sir,.......I've been trying to get this one in MY safe for about six years.
    It does need to have a plunger tube installed, spring set & a new firing pin.
    Pin seems bent,........lord knows how that happened.
     
  5. thecableguy

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    Very nice. Great price too. Congrats
     
  6. Bofors

    Bofors

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    I'll give you your money back PLUS throw in a three-legged dog. Beat that one !
     
  7. 38 Super Fan

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    Congrats! Great deal. :cool:
     
  8. deathpriest

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    Lucky man, Lucky man!

    Range report please :)
     
  9. Gunshine

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    Looks like a good deal. Congrats.
     
  10. Bowtie

    Bowtie NRA MEMBER

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    Great score Bro..
     
  11. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    i hate you.....

    why cant i ever gets deals like that?
     
  12. CMG

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    Nice score!
     
  13. djackson

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    I kid I've read your other posts about trying to acquire the de, none the less great deal
     
  14. nolt

    nolt DONT PANIC!

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    awesome deal indeed!
     
  15. limbkiller

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    :rofl::rofl:
     
  16. Sarge43

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    Wow, for $450, that's a DEAL! Are you going to work any "magic" on it, or leave it as she is (doing the things you've already noted)?
    Sarge
     
  17. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Not quite sure Sarge.
    The more I think of it, I may just replace the plunger tube & call it a day.
     
  18. jrs93accord

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    Definitely a good deal on a nice pistol. The incoming grips sure would look good on it.
     
  19. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    That they may,........I was actually thinking of having Sarge make me a set
    of Ivory micarta with a pair of Delta medallions inset.
     
  20. knedrgr

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    The bluing looks awesome!