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Forum: Colt Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By dakota1911
Yes Rigg Stainless +p is nice. Many years ago I...

Yes Rigg Stainless +p is nice. Many years ago I remember using Hoppes No. 9 I borrowed from my dad. Later Outers 445 Gun Oil. Then in the late 70s I got into TRI-FLON which I used on my AMT...
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By dakota1911
My 2010 in 9mm I bought new that year had the...

My 2010 in 9mm I bought new that year had the "beavertail" grip safety and came with the rubber wrap around grips. Also its serial number is not in Colt online data lookup, at least yet.
Forum: Colt 02-25-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By dakota1911
I found a used 1980 Combat Commanderr in 45...

I found a used 1980 Combat Commanderr in 45 several years ago. It is under one I had bought a couple years earlier made in 1982.
...
Forum: Colt 02-23-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By dakota1911
I carry the Colt/Talo Clapp Commander. I am O.K....

I carry the Colt/Talo Clapp Commander. I am O.K. with the thumb safety but have gone to a Wilson mag that is black with less of a bottom on it. Below compared to a Wilson 47D. Sadly Wilson mags...
Forum: Colt 02-22-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By dakota1911
When mine was new I shot if offhand at 25 yards. ...

When mine was new I shot if offhand at 25 yards. I shot 6 rounds at each of my "highclass" targets. Below the best group I got.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/sgovt1r.jpg...
Forum: Ruger 02-20-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By dakota1911
I bought a couple SR1911s in the fall of 2012 for...

I bought a couple SR1911s in the fall of 2012 for $599 each. A LGS had them on their fall hunting sale. Anyway I read about all the front sights breaking off on the intergoogle. I bought a couple...
Forum: Ruger 02-20-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By dakota1911
If I find a lightly used one for a nice price I...

If I find a lightly used one for a nice price I could see getting it.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-20-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By dakota1911
If you are really curious there is a recoil...

If you are really curious there is a recoil spring tester. I bought one from Brownells some years ago.

https://www.brownells.com/search/index.htm?k=colt+1911+recoil+spring+tester&ksubmit=y
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By dakota1911
I am still enjoying mine. When I carry it I use...

I am still enjoying mine. When I carry it I use an Uncle Mikes pocket holster. My wife like the mag with the flat bottom and I like the one with a slight extension. If she adopts it I will...
Forum: Kimber 02-18-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By dakota1911
I did pick up a Stainless Gold Match from a...

I did pick up a Stainless Gold Match from a shooty buddy. He was not even the second owner. He had gotten the box and papers but how much of the rest of it is original is a good question. It is a...
Forum: Colt 02-18-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By dakota1911
I bought a O1991 in 38 Super back in 2013. It is...

I bought a O1991 in 38 Super back in 2013. It is a nice pistol.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/38gov_zpsf214da2d.jpg...
Forum: Revolvers 02-16-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By dakota1911
If I had to shoot my S&W 325PD much I would also...

If I had to shoot my S&W 325PD much I would also change the grips. Even with 45ACP there is recoil. Of course the Aluminum alloy frame and Titanium cylinder make for a 21 oz. unloaded pistol in...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By dakota1911
I do not use them.

I do not use them.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-16-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By dakota1911
I think it was interesting that when Colt came...

I think it was interesting that when Colt came out with the Delta Gold Cup they went back to a rear sight that was more like the Accro if not an Accro. Ignore the pistol on the left as it is a1984...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-16-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,564
Posted By dakota1911
I have found about 90% of the people do clean up...

I have found about 90% of the people do clean up after themselves but it is the other 10% or so that are total slobs.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 02-16-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By dakota1911
Interesting piece of 1911 history.

Interesting piece of 1911 history.
Forum: Ruger 02-16-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By dakota1911
I would start here if you go to the Wolff site. ...

I would start here if you go to the Wolff site.

https://www.gunsprings.com/COLT/1911%20GOV'T%20PISTOL/cID1/mID1/dID1

Then click on Commander for the diffs in the recoil spring. Mainspring is...
Forum: Colt 02-16-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By dakota1911
That is like the mag I got with my 79 GCNM I...

That is like the mag I got with my 79 GCNM I bought new that year. Lovely pistol.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/1911GoldCup_r-2.jpg...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-15-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,431
Posted By dakota1911
One thing that helps is if you, a friend, or a...

One thing that helps is if you, a friend, or a family member knows what to look for in a used 1911. Then look a cheaper new 1911s as used 1911s and really look them over.

Have not played with a...
Forum: Colt 02-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By dakota1911
I bought one new in 2006 from a LGS in 45ACP and...

I bought one new in 2006 from a LGS in 45ACP and love it. I did put some new stocks on it from Esmeralda.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang2/SCG1_zpsywidkteh.jpg...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,208
Posted By dakota1911
No. Friends are trying to talk me into 6.5...

No. Friends are trying to talk me into 6.5 Creedmore but right now I do not think so.
Forum: Kimber 02-14-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By dakota1911
For me it is no more Kimber IIs that have the...

For me it is no more Kimber IIs that have the Swartz type mechanical firing pin safety in them. The only one of those I have is a 2005 Grand Raptor I bought new in 2005. It stays in my shooty...
Forum: Colt 02-14-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By dakota1911
The new ones are very nice. Below my 2015 I...

The new ones are very nice. Below my 2015 I bought new compared to my 1979 I bought new. I am not sure Colt is still doing it but in 2015 I got a second spring with green on the end (14lb for...
Forum: Colt 02-14-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By dakota1911
I have two Defenders. A 2002 in 45 and a 2010 in...

I have two Defenders. A 2002 in 45 and a 2010 in 9mm (bottom). I have replaced the rubber wrap around grips with wood stocks. Both have been trouble free with several types of ammo. I even tried...
Forum: Colt 02-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By dakota1911
From a distance GCNMs looked the same from a...

From a distance GCNMs looked the same from a distance for quite a while. Below a 1966 on top, a 1979 in the middle and a 1988 on the bottom.
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