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What's the verdict on the Colt Special Combat Government model?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by 12131, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. 12131

    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

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  2. R0CKETMAN

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    No "real" experience, but that's the one I'd get if I were in a "getting" mood for this pistol. Check the dust cover before you buy one.
     


  3. rock185

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    Hello 12131, I have owned a bunch of Colts and did own a blue/nickel two tone SCG .38 Super. It was a very nice looking gun with lots of "features". I don't recall any malfunctions with my SCG with any ammo I used. Unfortunately, mine, and the others I handled in both calibers, showed no more precision in fitting of slide/barrel/frame than found in a standard production Colt. Mine displayed no better accuracy than standard, current production, Colt Government Models. Even so, they are nice guns. The Carry model you're considering is, I think, a lower production version. That is the one version of the SCG, that I have never seen or handled in person. IMHO, it is the best looking of the SCGs. If I were currently looking for one, I'd pay $1600.00. If you don't buy it I'd be interesred in knowing where it is for sale...
     
  4. Carrots

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    Good price and good looking gun, but I can't look past the S80 crap.
     
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2012
  5. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

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    I like Colts. Although I have 1911s by Baer, Brown, Dan Wesson, Remington, Sig Sauer and Wilson Combat; when I'm at the range punching paper for points, with the exception of one 9mm Baer PII, I'm shooting either a Gold Cup or a .38 Super Special Combat Government.

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  6. bac1023

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    Its in my guide.

    Its Colt's current top of the line 1911. I just wish it were a Series 70 design. :sigh:
     
  7. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    The brother don't do all that weird stuff like mag well funnel and extended this or that. HOWEVER, the brother may have to make some sacrifices for a .38 Super caliber model.:embarassed:
     
  8. Vanman2004b

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    I would love to have a O2570CM, .38 Super Hard Chrome, even though I have never seen one.
     
  9. 12131

    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

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    Here you go, rock185, http://www.hkpro.com/forum/non-hk-f...lt-special-combat-government-carry-model.html
    I was just browsing and found it on HKPro. Please, be my guest. I like it, but don't need to have it right at the moment.:wavey:
     
  10. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

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    Somewhere in the air.
    There's one in my above post; it looks even better in person.