new guy here but not new to 45's

Discussion in 'Beginner's Corner' started by PYPER45, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. PYPER45

    PYPER45 New Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    hello to all, found this on the glock forum. i have, 9mm's, 40 s&w's, 45's, 22's , glocks, browning, kel tec, h&k, kimber, colts, ruger. my favorite is the 45's. have a 01911 colt repoduction new in box, only 500 made. traded a kimber 3in. ss custom shop and 200.00 bucks. and never looked back. any thing smaller than 4 1/4 in bbl. does have some problems. pyper45.
  2. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    Welcome aboard, Pyper. Sounds like your collection is off to a good start. What's your favorite 1911 you shoot that you have? :smilie:


  3. Gunshine

    Gunshine New Member

    Aug 29, 2011
  4. thecableguy

    thecableguy I hate this addiction Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2011
    Welcome to our little corner Pyper.
  5. Quack

    Quack it's mmm, mmm good... Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
  6. djackson

    djackson Member

    Aug 18, 2011
    new collection and welcome aboard
  7. PYPER45

    PYPER45 New Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    my favorite 45 acp is my old essex/colt , then comes my kimber custom II . i have not and never will shoot the colt 01911 repo. it is a $1000.00 gun. i had it since jan. 07.
  8. PeaceKeeper

    PeaceKeeper Member

    Aug 29, 2011
  9. MY-1911

    MY-1911 Member

    Aug 23, 2011
    Pyper, Congrats. But i hate to burst your bubble as i'm sure you are proud rightfully so of your Colt.
    But unless you plan on trying to double your price in the future shoot that puppy. Your talking about a thousand dollar gun
    not a six thousand one. Just my opinion. Enjoy.
  10. Hokie

    Hokie Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Welcome aboard Pyper. Ditto above. I'd shoot the snot out of that thing or use it as a basegun for a nice build.....then shoot the snot out of that thing. :thumb:
  11. Isom93

    Isom93 Member

    Aug 23, 2011
    Yeah, I'm with Hokie. I've had a few guns that I felt were 'too nice to shoot' when I bought them, and then I always ended up shooting them anyway. Now I'm completely cured and pretty much know when I buy as gun that it is going to get shot. I can't help it, I'm just a 'gonna shoot 'em' kinda guy. :)

    Welcome to the forum Pyper.
  12. bac1023

    bac1023 1911 Collector Moderator

    Aug 15, 2011
  13. pipboy344

    pipboy344 Reagan/Bush ‘84

    Jul 17, 2014
    no its a $600-800 dollar gun, and they made near 4000, not 500.
  14. Kutz

    Kutz 1911zzz

    Oct 6, 2012
    Welcome from New Mexico.
  15. Gun-nut

    Gun-nut Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2013
    I'd say welcome but you've been here a couple years longer than me.

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