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Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Kiddo, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. Kiddo

    Kiddo

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    This is for those who are looking for a 1911 na hindi na kelangan pa dalin sa smith para pumutok. From what I have read mahirap maghanap ng marunong na smith, lalo na yung mga hindi tga MM. Which stock 1911s available here in the Philippines would you guys recommend?
     
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    kiddo,

    last gunshow i saw a para p16.40 limited retailing for 81k, i forgot kung the store, its out of the box competition ready
     

  3. Kiddo

    Kiddo

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    I've read in other forums that Para has quality control and reliability issues. Is there truth in that statement? What about stock 1911s for defensive/tactical purposes? Thanks for your replies and Merry Christmas! :cool: ;c ;c
     
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    My personal and honest opinion: there's no such thing. ;)

    Getting a 1911 means a trip to the 'doctor' for reliability check-up and minor tweaking. Unless of course it's a custom built 1911 na guaranteed pa from the get-go. Otherwise, every over-the-counter purchase needs at least a visit or two to the smith. My Peters Stahl hi-cap made four such trips, bago ko siya napakinabangan. I'm wondering though with those who got high end pistols, like STI/SVI, if the experience were the same as mine. ;Q
     
  5. Valor1

    Valor1 Range Bum

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    How about the Armscorp Practical Series?
    Or the Rock Island Armory?
    Or the factory enhanced Norincos?;)
    At least these are cheap for base guns so when you total the Smith's labor costs it won't hurt you much.
     
  6. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Para limited or an STI Trojan.
     
  7. Kiddo

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    How about Colt or Springfield? Do they come reliable out of the box or kelangan parin ng konting smithing?
     
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    Hi Kiddo,
    If i remember correctly, you are also from Cdo...
    How many gunsmiths are there in CDOC? I know of Noel, MSgt Tagbo and Marsing, are there any more? i dont compete, so we probably havent met yet. I used to shoot with the guys from globe telecom, Tony Ching and Seth Roy, parang si tony nalang ata ang active shooter.

    Kerwin
     
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    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Well it depends on how lucky you are. :)
     
  10. Alexii

    Alexii Janeway Forever

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    I've been hearing a lot of good things about the NRM Colt 1991A1. Haven't heard a bad, verifiable story yet. Colt seems to be coming out with quality guns lately.
     
  11. Kiddo

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    Hi Kerwin! :) Glad to see a fellow Cagayanon. I don't know any more smiths here aside from the ones you've mentioned since I also don't compete and I don't know many people in the shooting community. I'm 16 and I just shoot with my father and relatives. The last time I shot was before the gun ban. Busy na kasi sa school eh (4th year HS). Hehe. I'm probably the youngest one here. ;f Cheers! ;c ;c
     
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    Kiddo
    I can vouch for the Colt 1991( used to have one)...although I am very satisfied with the Armscor Practical Series, especially as a base(project) gun........
     
  13. MAJINKONG

    MAJINKONG Sr. Member

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    Gud Pm Alexii. Get a COLT NRM or a COLT XSE... they are out of the box 1911s already... i have one... a colt xse combat commander. :)
     
  14. Alexii

    Alexii Janeway Forever

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    Thanks Majinkong! Yup, that's what I have my sights set on-- the Colt NRM. I just wish the price did not escalate steeply from the previous gunshows.

    Check out this excellent review by dsk of 1911forum.net--

    http://usgi1911.tripod.com/series80/