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Forum: Colt Today, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By dakota1911
These were interesting ones I got from Altamont. ...

These were interesting ones I got from Altamont. They said that the grips you got may not match the picture and they were right. Too much Silver for me.
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Forum: Colt Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By dakota1911
You might look at getting a letter on it. I got...

You might look at getting a letter on it. I got one on mine as I had never seen the flat checkered MSH which is non metallic by the way. I had seen the wide grip safety on some other Colts of that...
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By dakota1911
So far no problems with the ponies falling out or...

So far no problems with the ponies falling out or being not comfy to shoot. They also have some all wood ones with Colt on them. Below on a 2007 Colt Commander I have.
...
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By dakota1911
You might go to the Altamont website and look at...

You might go to the Altamont website and look at what they have for the 1911. They have lots and lots of grips and stocks. Below a pair I put on a 1980 Combat Commander that I did some upgrades on....
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By dakota1911
Colt has made four basic sizes of pistols over...

Colt has made four basic sizes of pistols over the years. Below a Gov on top with the full length grip and 5 inch frame/barrel. Below that a Commander with the full length grip and 4.25 inch...
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By dakota1911
Someone asked and the hex head grip/stock screws...

Someone asked and the hex head grip/stock screws are Wilson Combat ordered through Brownells or Midway... can't remember which right now.
Forum: Range Reports 03-28-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By dakota1911
Thankfully the indoor range closest to me is...

Thankfully the indoor range closest to me is still open. Airguns are fun. Also LASER targets are interesting. I can get 25 yards down the hall and across the living room.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-28-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By dakota1911
How about a couple little Chiefs Specials? One...

How about a couple little Chiefs Specials? One in 45ACP and one in 40S&W.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang1/ChiefsSpecials_zps4e51a758.jpg...
Forum: Colt 03-28-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By dakota1911
Here is an earlier thread on these... ...

Here is an earlier thread on these...

https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=480536

And a better picture of mine. I did replace the slotted stock screws with some hex heads. The...
Forum: Colt 03-26-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By dakota1911
A shooter. Have fun. In my shooty collection I...

A shooter. Have fun. In my shooty collection I bought a 1985 all steel. I was curious about the Officers as in 1985 I bought a Detonics as a backup to the Colt Gov (1978) which was my main carry...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By dakota1911
Another part of the picture are the primers that...

Another part of the picture are the primers that are used in store bought ammo or the ammo you reload. They are not all created equal. I have been O.K. with my SR1911-10 I bought back in the fall...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-26-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,821
Posted By dakota1911
Of course this is your body, your hand, and how...

Of course this is your body, your hand, and how you dress sort of thing. My new fav is the SIG P365, which I don't have a picture of yet. I like it enough that if my wife "adopts it" I will buy...
Forum: Colt 03-25-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By dakota1911
Nice to know they are still nice pistols. I...

Nice to know they are still nice pistols. I bought one in hard chrome in 2006 and in 45 ACP. Lovely pistol. It was a $1.4K ouch from a LGS with tax back then. I did put new stocks from Esmeralda...
Forum: Colt 03-25-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By dakota1911
Congrats! I bought its cousin in 2018. A Gold...

Congrats! I bought its cousin in 2018. A Gold Cup Lite in 38 Super. Below shown field stripped just after I bought it. Lovely pistol but I got to look at it in a LGS before I bought it. I will...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-24-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By dakota1911
The Colt Competition Series is in 9mm and MSRPs...

The Colt Competition Series is in 9mm and MSRPs at $999 on Colt's website. That means one should be able to find one for less.

https://www.colt.com/series/COMPETITION_SERIES

I actually prefer...
Forum: Colt 03-23-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By dakota1911
Not 100% what you want but the hammer on top is a...

Not 100% what you want but the hammer on top is a new Commander hammer ordered from Brownells a couple years ago. The one in the middle came out of a 1980 Combat Commander. Ignore the one at the...
Forum: Ruger 03-22-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By dakota1911
Nice pistols. Have a 2012 in 45 and then got a...

Nice pistols. Have a 2012 in 45 and then got a 10mm when they came out.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang2/SR1911_45_10_zpsp0qqdgem.jpg...
Forum: Colt 03-21-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By dakota1911
It turned out a lovely looking 1911.

It turned out a lovely looking 1911.
Forum: Dan Wesson 03-21-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 747
Posted By dakota1911
Have had one in 10mm since 2017 (they also at...

Have had one in 10mm since 2017 (they also at least made them in 45ACP and not sure they still do). Lovely pistol. I would read up on 1911s and 10mm some. Mine has been a nice pistol. The recoil...
Forum: Dan Wesson 03-21-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dakota1911
Back in 2011 I found one in a LGS that looked new...

Back in 2011 I found one in a LGS that looked new with box, papers, and two mags. The fired case dated it to having been made in 2008. It was just under $1K with sales tax. With inflation I would...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-19-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,034
Posted By dakota1911
This is a nice forum. Continue to enjoy it.

This is a nice forum. Continue to enjoy it.
Forum: Colt 03-19-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Posted By dakota1911
Never tried glue on grip screws. The "O" rings...

Never tried glue on grip screws. The "O" rings do work. Also I have had good luck with the Colt hard rubber grips and I am pretty sure other folk make these also without the Colt logo. The Colt...
Forum: Revolvers 03-19-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 20,356
Posted By dakota1911
Called a couple LGSs I have bought from over the...

Called a couple LGSs I have bought from over the years. Would have had to put my name on a list and order one. About 25% down at either. Both were selling them for $100 over the MSRP Colt has on...
Forum: Colt 03-19-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By dakota1911
Yes two sizes of mags. Below the four sizes Colt...

Yes two sizes of mags. Below the four sizes Colt has made over the years with a Gov size (5 inch barrel slide and full length grip) on top then a Commander under it (4.25 inch barrel slide and a...
Forum: Colt 03-17-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By dakota1911
I think 2015 was the last year for them and most...

I think 2015 was the last year for them and most of the rest of the XSE line. I have a 2006 in 45ACP (top) and a 2009 in 38 Super (middle) and a 2015 in 9mm Luger (bottom). The 2015 does not have...
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