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  1. General 1911 talk
    I searched before posting so don't crucify me if there's a repeat thread... but I was shooting my Colt for the first time today and it got me thinking - at what point do you call a 1911 reliable enough for carry? Is there a particular roundcount you're looking for? Are there any procedures you...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Hi all, I'm new here, but a longtime 1911 lover. I first shot my dad's Colt 1911 Classic, which led to me getting a Sig Emperor Scorpion, a Wilson CQB, and a Bill Wilson Carry. Ended up getting rid of them all because (gasp) I don't like shooting .45. It's a price thing for me. But I'm in the...
  3. Beginner's Corner
    Hi, I'm about to invest some hard-earned cash in a reasonably priced 1911 with a price range not exceeding mid-teens. I'm not afraid to buy a good used one, so that gives me the option to get a higher end brand in my price range. I find myself gravitating toward Les Baer, largely because of...
  4. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Was just browsing some different sites looking for nothing in particular and came across this: https://thunderranchinc.com/shop/1911-advanced-diagnostic-course-jason-burton/ The Advanced 1911 Diagnostic Course is a 2-day class that guides the student through the operation and functional details...
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