Waiting is a terrible thing.....

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by paid4c4, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. paid4c4

    paid4c4 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Sep 26, 2011
    My first Les Baer has arrived at my FFL. Unfortunately he's not able to release it to me today because of prior commitments. So there is my new baby waiting to be held and fondled and shot sitting in box lonesome. Meanwhile I have to pace the floor! I'll post pictures when I get it, should be tomorrow. Oh by the way it is a Les Baer Monolith Commanche Heavy. Should shoot really nice!
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2011
  2. thecableguy

    thecableguy I hate this addiction Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2011
    Man that sucks. Hope you get it early tomorrow.

  3. Hokie

    Hokie Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Good luck sleeping tonight...
  4. CMG

    CMG Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Maybe your dealer will let you know which ammo it prefers. :lol:
  5. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    :rofl2: Classic!!!
  6. paid4c4

    paid4c4 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Sep 26, 2011
    Now that's just cruel.
  7. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    The last day of waiting can sometimes be the hardest, Bill, but I think these circumstances are harder than most! :lol:

    What's an "Apache" Monolith, by the way? :thumb:

  8. LBC45

    LBC45 In Therapy, no hope

    Sep 8, 2011
    Blood kin to the Commanche tribe. LOL
  9. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    And mortal enemy.... LOL... Ron
  10. duketbrd88

    duketbrd88 Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    Ya, that sucks. I would have to just take some good pills and go sleepy for the night. I know there is not much you can do about it. Hope you get it today, because now the waiting sucks for us, we need pics.

    Good luck
  11. paid4c4

    paid4c4 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Sep 26, 2011
    Hey guys all is well in the universe I'm back from the FFL with my Monolith Commanche and Wow am I impressed this thing is slicker than a minnows appendage. I can't say much for the Les Baer shipping container. Pictures as soon as I get home from the range.
  12. John

    John Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Oct 7, 2011
    Congrats. Looking forward to the pictures.
  13. bac1023

    bac1023 1911 Collector Moderator

    Aug 15, 2011
    Congrats! :cool:

    Looking forward to the pics :grin:
  14. jst1tym

    jst1tym What No Delete Button? Supporting Addict

    Aug 23, 2011
    It probably helps to keep the price down a tad:thumb:. These days I don't use the small range bag that comes with some of the other semi-custom manufactures anyways. I usually have a soft lined pistol rug that I throw them in and they get tossed into the range bag. When I first received my LB TRC, I couldn't even reack the slide without a front tap on something to knock it a bit out of battery and then racked the slide. I was impressed at how well it operated as tightly as it was fitted. It shot very accurately too. My only complaint if you call it that, was the frt strap checkering. After an extended range visit in this hot humid weather, between the sweat and the checkering, I found I preferred chainlink or snakeskin treatments better. Just a preferrence. The Baer is a great pistol, well made, and very accurate if you do your part. Good luck with yours!

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