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Old 07-02-2008, 09:02 AM
DaveCustomMade DaveCustomMade is offline
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STI LS9 . . . . . .anyone have one?




I was looking for the perfect carry 1911 and saw the STI LS9. Very thin, looks good, but with no "last round hold open". Something having to do with the thin slide and frame.

Does anyone have any experience with one of these?
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Old 07-03-2008, 07:35 PM
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Ls9

I have one and I love it. It eats any ammo I put in it. The fit, features and workmanship are the best I have found for the money.

I compared a Springfield EMP to a STI LS9 before I bought mine. The LS9 just fit my hand better. Plus the features on the LS9 were better than the EMP and it cost +$200 less!

The only thing that I would change on my LS9 is I wish the slide stayed back on the last round. I did put a dab of bright red paint on the front sight.

Nothing else.
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Old 07-05-2008, 05:53 PM
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I thought the slide not locking open was common on all STIs
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Old 07-05-2008, 05:55 PM
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I thought the slide not locking open was common on all STIs

Can you post some pics of yours? I would like to see what the insides are like and maybe a size comparison. The one on STI's website is hard to tell.
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Old 07-06-2008, 09:15 AM
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I thought the slide not locking open was common on all STIs
My Trojan 9mm exhibits this issue sometimes....but no big deal. LOL.
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Old 07-22-2008, 04:14 PM
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My Trojan locks back after last round. It is a 1911 so it is suppose to.
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Old 07-25-2008, 10:10 AM
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I just picked up a used LS-9 for a song and it is a LOT nicer than one of the first generation guns I had and works a lot better too. 100 rounds through it so far with no problems.

This one actually locks back on the last round SN 23XX
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:35 AM
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Hi! I have got LS40 for half year and it is real disappointment for me. I had three issues with it: first was weak mainspring, second broken RecoilMaster and I discovered today that "locking cube" under barrel has crack across three sides. I think that .40 is too strong for this gun.
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Old 08-16-2008, 06:22 PM
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LS9 Pics

Here are some pics of my LS9. You can see the red dot on the front sight. Sorry it looks dirty....



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Old 09-08-2008, 05:17 PM
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it is hard to tell from STI's description. Is the frame officers length or shorter?
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Old 09-08-2008, 07:21 PM
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It's not even close to being a 1911. None of the parts interchange.. I've been told that you either get a very good one or a very bad one. There is no in-between..
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Old 09-09-2008, 03:09 AM
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The Springfield EMP is a better gun.

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