Colt Can we talk about a Colt stainless 1911?

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by GA 1911, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. GA 1911

    GA 1911 Colt 1911 Government Supporting Addict

    Feb 6, 2016
    I'll say first that I prefer the blued versions of the Colt 1911. Coltstainless.JPG

    However, I like these three Colts 1911's due to my opinion of the lower maintenance of the stainless finish. I'd add that they shoot very well and require less work.
  2. hotshot357

    hotshot357 Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2018
    I agree. A blued Colt is a thing of beauty, but my next one will be stainless. I'm thinking about a Commander Elite or a WC Commander SS. IMG_20181110_162148602.jpg

  3. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    I have one, I can spray any cleaning product made on it.
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  4. BillKilgore

    BillKilgore Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2015
    I have a SS Gold Cup Trophy. It was my first 1911 and I love shooting it.
  5. dakota1911

    dakota1911 Well-Known Member

    Feb 19, 2015
    I have blued and SS and like both. Here with 2015 Gold Cups.

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  6. George Paresa

    George Paresa Member

    Dec 26, 2017
    A blued Colt 1911 is just pure nostalgia. An American icon.
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  7. tnhawk

    tnhawk Member

    Jun 13, 2014
    I'd prefer all my Colts to be blued.
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  8. Kevin Rohrer

    Kevin Rohrer Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Jul 6, 2014
    I prefer Stainless 1911s for Patrol work as they don't rust and don't show damage as easily as blued guns.

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