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Colt XSE Commander

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by EricandSuebee, May 25, 2012.

  1. EricandSuebee

    EricandSuebee

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    Well it looks like I'll be a proud owner of one of these shortly. Anyone else have one of these? What are your thoughts?
     
  2. smith10

    smith10 10MM WOOOOOOT

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    Congrats, love commanders.
     

  3. TexasVine

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    Have a Commander and love it.
     
  4. JuneyBooney

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    Very nice firearm. Nice looking too.:cool:
     
  5. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I have the XSE Lightweight Commander.

    Some of the cosmetics that I don't care about: front slide serration, ambidextrous safety lever (the right lever scratches the frame), and full length guide rod. Easy change out.

    Shoot the gun with various loads and brands of ammo to make sure it doesn't shoot low. Mine shot about 3" low at 7-ds all the way to 25-yds. I swapped out the rear Novak (it's a damn shame because Novak sights are sweet) for 10-8 rear sight to bring the point of impact up.
     
  6. Agent6-3/8

    Agent6-3/8

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    Fantastic pistol! Mine has been very reliable.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Flatfoot

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    They're great guns! You'll love it.

    Outdoor Hub mobile, the outdoor information engine
     
  8. USSOCOM

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    I have a Series 70 Colt Commander that has been gone over by Novaks. Finished in Black-T. Love the Commanders.
     
  9. EricandSuebee

    EricandSuebee

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    Well its official I won the gunbroker auction for one $970 brand new. Should be here sometime this week.
     
  10. Happy Hunting

    Happy Hunting

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    I've got an XSE commander and it's my most used pistol. I've never had a problem with that and Wilson mags. I've probably got around 2500 rounds through it.

    My Colt mag didn't last long even with Wilson guts.
     
  11. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    That's a good price. Not a spectacular price, but a good price.
     
  12. bac1023

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    I have one.

    Its in my guide below.
     
  13. Mayhem like Me

    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    I hated the grip saftey as it arrived and changed it out with an Ed Brown version other than that all good...
     
  14. EricandSuebee

    EricandSuebee

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    I love Bac's guide which made me get it. I think all the 1911 manufacturers should give him some sort of commission :)
     
  15. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I wish that BAC would do the same for the exotic handguns.
     
  16. Gary1911A1

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    Happy for you. I have one and find I like to carry a Commander or CCO more than a full size 1911.
     
  17. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Congrats! Huge Commander fan here. :cool:
     
  18. EricandSuebee

    EricandSuebee

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    You a Commander fan.... :) your the other person besides Bac that I am envious of seeing collections :)