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Old 05-25-2013, 07:23 PM
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Colt 1991 Commander




I've been wanting to pick up a Colt commander since getting into 1911s and today I stopped by the LGS who happened to have a SS model (the one with the spur hammer and BTGS) for $1100. I talked them down to a grand cash and they're holding it for me while I try to find an FFL to ship to (working in the oil field for the summer in Oklahoma). Anyone got feedback about the weapon as well as the price? Appreciate it!
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:36 PM
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Are you sure it's a 1991? If it has an upswept grip safety and it is BNIB it sounds like a XSE. Does it have dovetailed sights front and rear with Novaks and a 3 hole trigger? Ambi thumb safety? If so it's an XSE and that's a fair price.
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:39 PM
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http://www.coltsmfg.com/Catalog/Colt...%AESeries.aspx

It's a O4091U. I think a new release for 2013.

Edit: my fault, I meant to say DBGS.

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Old 05-25-2013, 07:51 PM
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Why do some Colt's have such a poorly fitted grips saftey ? the one in the picture is just terrible,but some look like they where fitted by a gunsmith.
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:18 PM
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1991 Colt

I purchased the SS commander version 1.5 years ago with the "Duckbill" grip safety.

Absolutely love the gun.

Accurate and dependable regardless of what I have fed it so far.

$1100 seems a little high but I have no idea where the prices have gone lately.

It's a good gun; I paid $950 + Tax for mine.

Might be fair for todays prices.
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:24 PM
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I purchased the SS commander version 1.5 years ago with the "Duckbill" grip safety.

Absolutely love the gun.

Accurate and dependable regardless of what I have fed it so far.

$1100 seems a little high but I have no idea where the prices have gone lately.

It's a good gun; I paid $950 + Tax for mine.

Might be fair for todays prices.
Yeah I talked them back to $1000 cash + shipping which seems fair given the market now. Thanks for the feedback! I'm excited to get it in hand.
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:32 PM
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my XSE

My XSE is very well done and tight.

I just got it a week ago and put 250 rounds through it! It ate all hollow points and of course FMJ rounds.

I have loaded it up with 220 grain +P Hornady extreme duty.

I had been wanting a Colt when I saw it a my LGS and it was mine.

Accuracy is excellent.

It is now one of my trusted carry 1911's.
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:05 PM
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The price seems about right as prices seem to have gone up on everything since the first of the year. I carry a blue Commander I bought in 2007, but have looked at the SS ones.
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:20 AM
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I have the exact same gun I got for close to 900 a few months ago.

A grand is sadly the fair market value these days.

...and the fit of mine is near-perfect (a bit tight when new), nothing like the pics on the website.
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:58 AM
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I have the exact same gun I got for close to 900 a few months ago.

A grand is sadly the fair market value these days.

...and the fit of mine is near-perfect (a bit tight when new), nothing like the pics on the website.
I agree it ticks me off.

Mine was very tight everywhere especially the the slide. These new CNC machined guns are so tight...not what I experienced in the 60's through the 80's which were loose. So it's wise to lube the slide and rails very well.

I use Mobile 1 15-50w.
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