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  1. General 1911 talk
    Picked it up this afternoon. Bought ot at discount for being a blemish model but danged if I can find the blem. Ran 50 rds of 180 grain seller & ballot like a champ. I am talking to Nighthawk about getting a magwell added on and smoked nitriding it. Will see. It feels good to have a Delta in...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Ok fellow Addicts....As note, I'm a "utilitarian" at this stage of my life...meaning, I'm looking to keep my stable of 1911's to a minimum and get the most out of them (at least until I retire, LOL). With that said....I have a really sweet Colt Delta Elite in 10mm and a really nice...
  3. General 1911 talk
    Ok gents...first, THANK YOU to those who reached out with suggestions on my issue. I had an issue after 150 rounds of the trigger not resetting properly (no overtravel screw in the trigger...solid shoe) and after pulling the trigger 2-3 times, the hammer falling to 1/2 cock. I detail...
  4. General 1911 talk
    So, I posted before about a "used" blue Colt Delta Elite '80 series (mfg 1990) I got for super cheap (part of an estate...family wanted to just be rid of it). I detail stripped it, cleaned her up, and got some ammo and mag's for it. I finally got to my range today.....below is some of the...
  5. General 1911 talk
    So as I posted...I acquired 3 pistols from a family friend who was looking to just dump them. One of them was a 1990 Colt Delta Elite 10mm. I detail stripped it today....WOW, this thing was HARDLY used! The breech face shows hardly any wear, the magazine catch didn't have any marks on it, and...
  6. General 1911 talk
    So I've been contemplating a 10mm, as I reload .40s&w extensively already. Well, a family friend was at our house doing some work and saw all my reloading stuff. He said he had a couple of guns that his Father-In-Law left behind when he passed 8 years ago. He said one of them was a "Colt...
  7. General 1911 talk
    Okay gent's....I just acquired a few pistols from a friend of mine (were his father-in-law's, who passed). One of them is a very nice blued Colt Delta Elite 10mm. Looks to be hardly shot, and is in great shape. I guess timing is everything, because I reload .40s&w and have been...
  8. Range Reports & Reviews
    After posting the SR1911 10MM Unboxing video the emails started to come in asking about chamber support. Being curious myself I decided to compare 4 10MM 1911's, Colt Delta Elite Ruger SR1911 Para Elite Hunter Kimber Camp Guard 10 Here in this video I do not have the best of camera gear...
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