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Springfield Ultra Compact , What do you guys think?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by G27TREVOR, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. G27TREVOR

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    Im thinking about picking one up from a guy I know straight across for a G27 of mine,I have shot it and it feels great . Anybody else have one? like it ,love it, hate it?? Whats the difference between the ultra compact and the emp??
    I appreciate the feedback...........

    Trevor
     
  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    The Ultra Compact has a 3.5" barrel and is a .45
    The EMP is a 3" barrel and was specifically designed around th 9mm and 40s&w.

    For an even trade, I'd do it. Years ago I traded a G19 for a Springfield Compact.
     

  3. Quack

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    Double tap
     
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  4. Hokie1911

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    The EMP is freaking sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. That is my highly untechnical expert opinion. :whistling:
     
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  5. Johnspark

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    I would make that trade in a heartbeat.
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    definitely


    here's a pic of the Compact that i got in trade. BTW, the G19 that i traded was one that i bought as a police trade-in for $375 :supergrin:

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  7. Johnspark

    Johnspark Grumpy Fish

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    That's very nice!
     
  8. G27TREVOR

    G27TREVOR

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    Thanks Im pretty excited about it , I didnt realize that glocks were gateway guns...........
     
  9. Quack

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    yes they are. i used to have a large collection of Glock's, now i only have my G24 left.
     
  10. bac1023

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    I would make the trade immediately and I don't even buy small 1911s. :)
     
  11. krunchnik

    krunchnik THE CROW

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    Nice Springer you done good,happy shooting.
     
  12. Do it! Love my Ultra Compact.

    Sold my G26 to fund my Ultra Compact...
     
  13. G27TREVOR

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    Welp I did the trade and just got done shooting and I am extremely happy , I feel like I ripped the guy off it is such a nice gun .....I thought I was a 40 S&W guy but I guess thats because I hadnt shot 45 yet...........
     
  14. Quack

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    Congrats!!!
     
  15. Cerebrus

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    congrats on a sweet deal!! Welcome to your new addiction!! :supergrin:
     
  16. congrats! Here's mine.

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  17. Monte#2

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    Congrats! Heck of a deal! I paid like $350 for my G27, and I would trade it in a heartbeat for a SA Ultra! :supergrin: