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Happiness is warm Gun, I mean 1911

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by IraG2362, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. IraG2362

    IraG2362 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Sep 3, 2011
    Today I picked up my 2nd 1911, a Springer GI LW Champ , paid $550 and am extremly happy. I put 200 rnds down range after a quick oiling at the shop with out a single malfunction. I used the stock mag, a Wilson and a kimber. The trigger needs to be replaced with something shorter ( thanks Ron your swill work perfectly) and I will need to change the sights as the GI sights after a while just didn't work to well for me yet the gun still shot pretty much where I wanted. It got better with the higher round count and even my 3 friends who were with me (both brand new shooters) felt good shooting it and it shot tight groups for them.

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    crappy cell phone pick at the range.

    Here is a better Pic of Both Kids..

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    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011
  2. Dumbell2

    Dumbell2 Member

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    Sep 7, 2011

  3. rsxr22

    rsxr22 Member

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    Aug 17, 2011
  4. CanIhaveGasCash

    CanIhaveGasCash Member

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    Sep 11, 2011
    Looks like a good buy. And you can't beat Springfield's warranty. I just sent a gun back today and they make it hassle free.
     
  5. Craig19

    Craig19 Member

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    Aug 18, 2011
    Very nice. I love Springfield 1911's.
     
  6. IraG2362

    IraG2362 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Sep 3, 2011
    this is the new baby brother to my full size GI I have posted in the pics section, will have to do a family portrait soon. And yes SA has an awesome warranty which i have used on my Full size.
     
  7. 230gr

    230gr Member

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    Aug 23, 2011
    nice pickup at a great price!!
     
  8. CMG

    CMG Member

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    Aug 20, 2011
    Looks like a nice pistol, congrats.
     
  9. Wheezy

    Wheezy Bullet Banger Supporting Addict

    Aug 31, 2011
    I'm impressed. Someone quoted John Lennon lyrics. Oh yeah, I like the pistol too. Congrats.
     
  10. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    IMAGINE that! Good hit Ira.. Ron
     
  11. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    That trigger looks pretty short already!

    Did you mean a trigger job to have less pre-travel, or did you mean an actual shorter trigger?

    Andy
     
  12. bac1023

    bac1023 1911 Collector Moderator

    Aug 15, 2011
    Very nice 1911s!
     
  13. Hokie

    Hokie Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Nice addition. :thumb:
     
  14. dgi

    dgi NRA Life Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 10, 2011
    great looking pistols! You shouldnt have a problem shortening the trigger pull or installing a shorter trigger... learn how to do it yourself and gain knowledge along the way :D

    Springfield makes my 1911s of choice as well!
     
  15. Earlsbud

    Earlsbud Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Aug 28, 2011
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