I have to tell you that I love going to the range, but this year has been a strange one in that I have not been able to go much. In January I had tests done due to some massive headaches and found out that I had a tumor in my head. At first they thought it was malignant and some preparations were being made to have surgery. When they determined it was not malignant, the doctors decided to give me a medicine that would shrink or kill the tumor in the hopes I could avoid surgery. Problem is, the medicine hit me hard like chemo, and there was no end in sight for when I would stop taking it. After a few months of being sick and weak, I asked the doctor if I could come off of the med and have the surgery, and she agreed to do so. Last week I came off of the medicine, and I have breathing room of 3 months before surgery. Until that time comes, I am going to the range. A LOT. I recently bought a Springfield Combat Operator (to eventually be a graduation gift for my oldest daughter) from @jdoc7 (a fine man to do business with, I'm here to tell you), and I got to take the SA CO to the range today for the first time. As it was sold to me it had 200 reported rounds through it, and it essentially looked unfired. I added a Chen SI Magwell to it the second night I had it, because I like magwells. The round count through it today had to be in excess of 200 with no malfunctions of any kind noted. The trigger break at around 3 lbs 10 oz according to the electronic gauge used last night. The take up and break is OK, but my Guncrafter has spoiled me. I expect it to get better as it is fired more. My performance with a new pistol is always an iffy proposition. At best I am not a consistent shot. Today's results included long runs of suckage interspersed with brief flashes of adequasivity (to borrow a phrase from the late great Phil Hartman). Adequasivity at 15 yards: The next picture needs some explanation. Each group is 5 rounds fired at 15 yards. The first two rounds in each group are the ones that hit the sticker. The remaining 3 shots each are the ones that did not hit the stickers. I thought this was kind of odd that this would happen, but fact of the matter is, I believe it was me. More time will tell. My Guncrafter Hellcat came along as well, and if I came remotely close to do my part, it made up for the rest. First round at the top is me, the rest is the Guncrafter. 7 rounds at 12 yards. And of course my SA Mil Spec had to come along. You will note that not one bullet hit the sticker. That is because I was holding 6 o'clock at 15 yards. It hit just where John Harrison set it up to hit, and a dadgum good group at 15 yards if you ask me. I love the sights he put on it. 8 rounds offhand I will say this about the current trend in 1911s. I do not like triggers that have a hole in the face of the trigger. I have John Harrison's long trigger on the Mil Spec, and I have to say that I love using it far more than what comes on everything else. Thanks, @jdoc7! I will take good care of the pistol until I am forced to give it to my daughter!