Addiction?

Discussion in '1911 Carry' started by Jason Burton, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Jason Burton

    Jason Burton Well-Known Member

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    Summer Specials for just about everything, some people could confuse that with an addiction... I just call it being appropriately outfitted. :D
     
  2. RCND82

    RCND82 Tormented

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    Aug 9, 2013
    No way. An addict is someone who is mentally and physically dependent on a particular substance. It is apparent that you are a well organized, thoughtful individual with a diversity of tastes and talents who enjoys variety.
     

  3. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    I've really been meaning to give one of these a try. With an endorsement like this I'm over the edge. Plastic quick draw time.
     
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  4. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Very nice Jason! Just ordered a Milt Sparks Criterion today, for my Government model. Now the wait begins... :bang:
     
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  5. El Perdido

    El Perdido Fictional Western Sage

    Oct 3, 2011
    I have a 55BN vertical drop Commander length coming for my new/old Stinger from Allan Yoast today!

    I wonder if Mr Burton would hire me as his shop custodian when I retire?
     
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  6. Greenrunner

    Greenrunner Well-Known Member

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    Dec 11, 2017
    I think you need help. But who I am to talk. Instead of the proverbial drawer of holsters, I have boxes of them.
     
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  7. john_anch_ak

    john_anch_ak Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 7, 2017
    Ok, I'm confused, which is of course my normal state. Where is the link to see these fine holsters?
     
  8. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    With your background, I’m surprised you done have more.

    Thanks for posting Mr Burton
     
  9. SparkyAZ

    SparkyAZ It is a dry heat, right... Supporting Addict

    Sep 11, 2012
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  10. 12VMan

    12VMan Well-Known Member

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    Mar 9, 2018
    I've got the Summer Special. Now if only I could afford the Heirloom Precision 1911 to carry in it. :)
     
  11. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
  12. Raylan Givens

    Raylan Givens Never Forget

    Aug 18, 2015
    One is none, two is one.... ten... is just right.
     
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  13. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    I'm no expert, but I'm pretty sure there are at least three impostors in your lineup masquerading as 1911's.
     
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  14. Jason Burton

    Jason Burton Well-Known Member

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  15. Yellowsupersport

    Yellowsupersport Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2015
    But notice which holsters show signs of use....


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  16. azpoolguy

    azpoolguy Well-Known Member

    Jul 4, 2013
    Once you find something that works for you. Stick with it.
     
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  17. deadguy

    deadguy Charlie Daniels Supporting Addict

    Sep 7, 2011
    Jason, which gat do you carry the most? Other smiffs here have shown us theirs, so I figured you could show us yours.
     
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  18. Jason Burton

    Jason Burton Well-Known Member

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    Apr 8, 2012


    This is my current carry gun...

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    ... and this is my previously most carried gun and still likely the one I shoot the most...

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  19. salelcid

    salelcid Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Nov 28, 2015

    Very nice collection! If I may ask, what made you change to the SS?
     
  20. Jason Burton

    Jason Burton Well-Known Member

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    Apr 8, 2012
    I'm not sure I ever changed or switched to it... the Sparks Summer Special was the first good holster I ever bought going back almost 20 years ago. That rig has become the standard by which I judge all others. The design is simple and works well, it's the reason I have so many of them for a variety of guns. Even though I have many other excellent IWB rigs from different makers, all of those holsters follow the same basic shape and design of the Summer Special.
     

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