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Old 12-17-2011, 07:53 AM
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So all you shooters that own a Doublestar, was it worth the money? I've been thinking of adding one to my collection, but because it's so new I can't find much in regards to reviews. I just want to make sure its worth the $1200 or so before I buy. I've been close to buying one, but just not sure yet. One of the posters said it shoots as well as his Les Baer and Dan Wesson, and that is one heck of a statement to make. Would any other Doublestar owners agree with this statement or that it is that accurate?
For 1200 it is well worth the price. It may not be as pretty as the other ones but the quality of parts and reliability is simply excellent.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:50 AM
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I have been eyeballing these as well, and kind of torn between this one and a Sig for around the same pricepoint. As far as looks I would have to agree to one of the above posters on the stamping of .45 ACP on the slide...kind of generic looking.
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Old 02-01-2012, 09:34 AM
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Yeah, I agree with the stamping of the ".45ACP" on the side of the slide. Don't like that. I like the Dragon stamp, though.

I've been real close to buying one, but everytime I see that big .45 ACP stamped on the side I back off. I know it's just cosmetic, but I just don't like seeing that on the slide.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:33 PM
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Hopefully my DSC 1911 turns out as good as everyones reveiws.
I picked up the non railed version and it has a ftf issue.
I'm a severe noob when it comes to 1911's and this is my first. From
my online research it appears the extractor is tensioned wrong or the
Ramps is cut to deep. I have faith DSC will make it riight though.
Great site by the way. Tons of good info!!!

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Old 05-05-2012, 03:17 PM
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I've had mine a couple of months, but haven't had a chance to shoot it as much as Id like.
I bought the non railed model, and love it. I haven't had a chance to shoot a DW, Les Baer, or any other high end 1911, except for a Kimber.

For me, I can say that it is the smoothest shooting pistol I have ever shot. But most everything I've ever shot is defiantly NOT from a custom shop.

I'm very happy with mine, only issues I've had is the slide not closing all the way on the first round. This happened once with the factory mag, and several ties with some other mags. I believe once it is broken in a little this will be no issue.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:37 PM
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Hopefully my DSC 1911 turns out as good as everyones reveiws.
I picked up the non railed version and it has a ftf issue.
I'm a severe noob when it comes to 1911's and this is my first. From
my online research it appears the extractor is tensioned wrong or the
Ramps is cut to deep. I have faith DSC will make it riight though.
Great site by the way. Tons of good info!!!
Well i got my DSC1911 back today. 4 days minus transit and weekend.
DS gets a A for customer service from me. They seem to of fixed the FTF
Issue as well. Only ran 3 mags through it since it was raining but it ran great.
I'll have it side by side with my BILs valor this weekend to do some comparing!
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Old 06-08-2012, 12:51 AM
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Anybody liking certain mags for this gun? I just got the DS 1911 (non-railed) last weekend, and am thinking about getting some Springfield mags cause I still have my Loaded coupon. Anybody ran Springfield mags thru their Doublestar 1911?
(didn't want to start a new thread since it's relevant)
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Old 07-07-2012, 04:33 AM
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They should work fine. I used them in mine as well as Kimbers, Shooting Stars and Wilson 47D/ETM magaazines.
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Old 07-07-2012, 08:53 AM
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These 7rd mags from Springfield are the exact same as the 8rd factory mag that came with my DS1911. Other than the extra hole to view capacity, and the bumper.

Any idea exactly what brand these are?
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Old 07-07-2012, 10:56 AM
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My Doublestar came with 2 ACT mags
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:24 PM
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a few other parts in it...but has about 1500 flawless rounds (+/- 1%)





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Old 07-18-2012, 08:05 PM
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What parts did you change of your DoubleStar? It is a nice looking 1911.
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Old 08-19-2012, 04:44 PM
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Does anyone know if these can come with an ambi safety or is it something that's going to have to be after market?
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:20 AM
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I have been trying to find a non rail 1911 double star, not an easy thing to find.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:57 PM
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I found mine at budsgunshop.com
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:53 AM
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I bought a DS railed frame when I was in Astan for a project gun. Added a Cylinder & Slide sear group, Ed Brown parts, old Michigan Armament Metalifed slide and bbl (slide, bbl, and bushing Magnaported) Millet Adj rear sight. Need to fit the ambi saftey still.




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Old 01-04-2013, 08:13 AM
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I owned a Doublestar CAR-15 for a while, and while I was impressed with it's fit, finish, and performance, the fixed carry handle became an impediment to what I wanted to do with self-defense carbines, so I sold it. I would not be averse to owning one of their 1911's, based on that experience.

That said, I think the question TRULY on ALL our minds is - why does EVERY damn hyperlink in this thread, lead to a fleabay auction of Dr. Suess books?!?!? Has the board been hacked?!?!?
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:30 PM
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I love mine. It came with a novac stamped mag, and non ambi safety
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:03 AM
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Is it just me or is that logo just terrible? LOL
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:38 AM
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Awesome gun!!!

I just picked up a DS blue with rail and I love it!!!
I have a Les Baer, Kimber, Springfield and Colt, I have owned about everything and I would put the DS at the top of the list.
I now have a new favorite!!!
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:54 PM
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These 7rd mags from Springfield are the exact same as the 8rd factory mag that came with my DS1911. Other than the extra hole to view capacity, and the bumper.

Any idea exactly what brand these are?
If yours is the same as my DSC1911, they're Novaks.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:52 PM
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I bought the non railed model, and love it. I haven't had a chance to shoot a DW, Les Baer, or any other high end 1911, except for a Kimber.
Damn, you just made me spit my drink out. Kimber is a high quality 1911? Comparing a Kimber to DW or Les Baer is like comparing a Yugo to a Benz.

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Old 02-14-2013, 08:52 AM
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Damn, you just made me spit my drink out. Kimber is a high quality 1911? Comparing a Kimber to DW or Les Baer is like comparing a Yugo to a Benz.
I was very ignorant to 1911's at the time and had only heard how good kimber was. After many hours of research and actually handling some higher end 1911's since that time I must say.......sorry for your keyboard. Glad my ignorance gave you a chuckle

Since learning what I have over the past several months I try to educate the kimber-aid drinkers. Some are just too far gone. At least im thankful I did not wind up with one.

Now as far as the DW, I believe one of their models is in my future. Hopefully in the not so distant future.
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:37 PM
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I was very ignorant to 1911's at the time and had only heard how good kimber was. After many hours of research and actually handling some higher end 1911's since that time I must say.......sorry for your keyboard. Glad my ignorance gave you a chuckle

Since learning what I have over the past several months I try to educate the kimber-aid drinkers. Some are just too far gone. At least im thankful I did not wind up with one.

Now as far as the DW, I believe one of their models is in my future. Hopefully in the not so distant future.
No worries. I made the Kimber mistake once but never again. I own several 1911s ranging in quality from Rock Island to Ed Brown to a full custom built SA TRP. I wouldn't trade my Rock Island for any 1911 Kimber sells.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:23 AM
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Years ago ibpurchased a para ordinance 13.45 I had a fail to fire due to not completely engaging the grip safety so decided against ever trusting myblife to a gun with a grip safety. A couple of years I saw a photo with a sbr ar-15, and a doublestar 1911 and fell in love with the ds.
I've always wanted another 1911 just because. So early last year I decided to get one. Knowing very little about them but always hearing how great kimbers were I started looking. I originally wanted a springfield but when I found what I wanted, it was just a couple hundred more to get a "nice" kimber. Thankfully by the time I decided on one I liked, the double star was just a couple hundred more than the kimber.
I found this site and am very thankful for the knowledge I've gained and also thankful I avoided buying a kimber.
After having a 1911 with a grip safety that has the memory pad, I realized the issue I had with my para (some at least) can easily be remedied and have decided to make a colt commander my carry gun.

So I must say. Thank you to all that contribute to making this site as informative as it is, and glad my ignorance contributed to at least one persons humor for a day.
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