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I seen the light!!!!!

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Osborne, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. Osborne

    Osborne

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    I had never shot a 1911 or a .45 until the other day when I got to tryout a Ruger SR1911. Wow!!!! It was amazing!! Best of all I was driving nails with it, shot it much better then my puny Glock 19! Too bad I already have a gp100 on order or I would of got one of these, I'm definitely going to get one next.

    For the first time it made me wonder why did our military stop using 1911's? Before I ever shot a .45/1911 I never really questioned it, and thought they knew what they were doing and it was for the greater good, but now I know they were wrong for switching to that weak 9mm Italian junk. And before I shot the 1911 I had planned to get a m9a1 after my gp100 but I'm not anymore.
     
  2. Osborne

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    I honestly don't know why anyone would use anything less then a .45 after shooting one. I'm 20 years old very scrawny at 5"11 and 135 pounds and look 5 years younger then I am. If I can handle a .45 that good any man or women should be able to.
     

  3. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Welcome to the addiction my friend. :cool:
     
  4. Osborne

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    This whole gun thing is an addiction I've never been addicted to anything in my life until I bought that first Glock 19 at the beginning of the year, now I'm up to 4 guns and one currently on order... everything from an Ak to a ruger sr22, never thought it was going to be like this looks like now I'll be picking up a sr1911 a little while after my gp100 comes in....
     
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  5. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Congrats man! I have the 4"stainless GP100 and love it. Debating about sending it off to Gemini Custom after getting this Gemini Custom SP101 last week. :cool:

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    Yeah, you're screwed now. Take my word for it, you will try to escape the 1911....but you will be back.

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    love the 1911s. but like Larry Vickers said, they are not for everyone.
     
  8. Osborne

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    That looks beautiful!

    The 4 inch stainless is the same one I got ordered :p
     
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    I dont see how they are not for everyone! If I can handle them like I did anyone can!!!!
     
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    After a few decades with the 1911 you begin to wonder what all the fuss about new designs is all about:dunno:

    and I will bet you will decades from today.

    It's flat

    it's ergonomic

    IF you approach it with an open mind you can shoot it well in a short period of time

    Contrary to what some say, it is "safe" yet fast

    It really doesn't have to have a high cap mag for most handgun "chores"

    Any other handgun that can claim three of those five is doing well, even in this "modern" era.
     
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    Of all the guns I have ever shot, the 1911 is the sweetest.
     
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    I am not talking about the recoil. I am talking about newbies and 1911 jams. some 1911 don't come from the factory perfect and thus require a slight tuning and know how. it totally freaks them out when their 1911 does not function and start spewing something like "I paid this amount and it should not happen blah blah blah... I can buy 5 glocks for the same price blah blah blah.. or my favorite one, "I paid $2k for a Les Baer and the grip screw came loose" :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    If you shoot it like the guy in your avatar is holding it, (I'm assuming that's you?:dunno:), then Larry Vickers would punch you in the nuts. :rofl:
     
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    Thats a Glock 18 with a collapsible stock in the picture, if you look hard you can see the stock it kinda blends. So looks like I would be punching him. :cool:
     
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    I see what you mean lol.
     
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    With the power the .45 seemed to have I doubt you would have to worry about a high capacity mag. :supergrin:
     
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    Berto woo woo

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX5tfRdkoY0"]Do you see the light.m4v - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Berto woo woo

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    The 1911 is one of the easiest pistols to shoot well, it has the right trigger and grip for anyone's hands.
     
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    Ugh, and more and more I regret ordering the gp100 instead of a sr1911 when the few sr1911's my lgs got in I could of got one.......
     
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