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Forum: Colt 06-01-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By dakota1911
Thankfully my hand is O.K. with the "duckbill"...

Thankfully my hand is O.K. with the "duckbill" grip safety. Below my 2006 XSE LW Commander in 45ACP on top with a 2009 in 38 Super in the middle and a 2015 in 9mm on the bottom. The 2015 has the...
Forum: Colt 05-30-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By dakota1911
I have a 2002 in 45ACP I bought new that year and...

I have a 2002 in 45ACP I bought new that year and carried a few years. In 2010 I bought a 9mm for my wife as I thought she might like it but she did not. I liked it enough I have kept it as a range...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-29-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By dakota1911
My SS ones are fine, but, as others have...

My SS ones are fine, but, as others have mentioned, with hotter 120+gr ammo. Sadly that means the cheap, bulk, 115gr ammo is not so good.
Forum: Colt 05-28-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By dakota1911
Nice. I used to shoot bullseye in prep school...

Nice. I used to shoot bullseye in prep school and college. I remember trying one out back then but liked my S&W 52-1 better. Recently found a S&W 52-2 with a few extra mags and other extra parts...
Forum: Ruger 05-28-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By dakota1911
I have three Ruger CMDs in 45ACP and they all...

I have three Ruger CMDs in 45ACP and they all have the traditional guide rod and plug. On top a CMD from 2013. Then a CMD-NW from 2014. And on the bottom a CMD-LW from 2015.
...
Forum: Colt 05-28-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By dakota1911
Good deal if no problems on the inside or under...

Good deal if no problems on the inside or under the stocks.
Forum: Ruger 05-28-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By dakota1911
In 5 inch land I think Ruger introduced it in the...

In 5 inch land I think Ruger introduced it in the 10mm. I have one I bought in 2016. Below compared to a 45 from about 2012.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By dakota1911
Still have a couple of the SS Texas "American...

Still have a couple of the SS Texas "American Eagle" Lugers. Marketed through Stoeger back in the day.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/r_Lugers1.jpg...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,145
Posted By dakota1911
Most 1911s I have shot can be impressive for...

Most 1911s I have shot can be impressive for small groups at 25 yards. I usually shoot a new one against an old one I have shot for years like a Baer, Colt SCG, or Colt Gold Cup. I also often shoot...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,042
Posted By dakota1911
Thought it was worth a picture or two. If you...

Thought it was worth a picture or two. If you want to know if the 1911 you are buying has a mechanical firing pin safety then lock the slide back, turn it over, and look for a plunger. Below a pre...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,808
Posted By dakota1911
Nice video. Interesting that the Colt Commander...

Nice video. Interesting that the Colt Commander was developed for the Army tests for a new pistol in the late 40s that were cancelled but they were for a pistol in 9mm and the size requirements gave...
Forum: Colt 05-25-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By dakota1911
No recent parts changing except for grips/stocks,...

No recent parts changing except for grips/stocks, but a lot of mine are getting cleaned and even detail stripped. Springs changed when they probably don't NEED to be changed, etc.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-24-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,040
Posted By dakota1911
Here are some Desert Ironwood from Esmeralda on...

Here are some Desert Ironwood from Esmeralda on my SCG in hard chrome, not SS.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang2/SCG1_zpsywidkteh.jpg...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By dakota1911
Hope your quest is successful. I agree with dsk...

Hope your quest is successful. I agree with dsk suggesting you put some custom grips/stocks on it and not engrave the actual pistol.
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By dakota1911
Found a 1985 with box etc for $650 several years...

Found a 1985 with box etc for $650 several years ago. Soon after that I found a Compaq (same thing) in SS which Colt said was made in 2000. Someone had put an aftermarket trigger on the Compaq...
Forum: Colt 05-23-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By dakota1911
Nice looking pistols. I have a 2013 Colt/Talo...

Nice looking pistols. I have a 2013 Colt/Talo Clapp Commander. Now the fit and finish on it is lovely but it is the third one I looked at over a period of about a year.
...
Forum: Colt 05-23-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By dakota1911
The current GCNM is blued. It has the flat top...

The current GCNM is blued. It has the flat top slide. The front of the grip is grooved. I has the wide Aluminum trigger as all Gold Cups currently have. The grip safety and hammer are more...
Forum: Colt 05-22-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By dakota1911
Will any of them have the infamous "pencil...

Will any of them have the infamous "pencil barrel" Colt used for years. Below my 2015 XSE LW Commander in 9mm (9x19) compared to my 2009 XSE LW Commander in 38 Super (9x23SR)
...
Forum: Other 1911's 05-22-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By dakota1911
Bought one new in 1985. It is above one I found...

Bought one new in 1985. It is above one I found a couple years ago made in 77.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang2/6b9923cb-0218-4c2b-832b-78c1063c660c_zpsihiztjql.jpg...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-22-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By dakota1911
A little bit, but not much and these days the...

A little bit, but not much and these days the indoor ranges around here do not allow it (talking about Russian ammo here). I asked them and they said the bullets have steel in them that they found...
Forum: Ruger 05-22-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By dakota1911
If MIM is done well it makes for a good part. ...

If MIM is done well it makes for a good part. But if not done well there can be issues.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-22-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By dakota1911
Nice video. Thanks for the link.

Nice video. Thanks for the link.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-22-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By dakota1911
I carry a Colt/Talo Clapp Commander which is nice...

I carry a Colt/Talo Clapp Commander which is nice as far as fit and finish but it is the third one I looked at when shopping for one. Also have a S&W from the Perf Center which is also very nice but...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,823
Posted By dakota1911
No. I shoot and enjoy.

No. I shoot and enjoy.
Forum: Colt 05-21-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By dakota1911
I have a 2013 I bought new back then and that is...

I have a 2013 I bought new back then and that is currently my main carry in 45ACP. Below when new.
...
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