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Forum: STI/SVI 02-19-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By Descartian
Not sure if it was stated, what caliber?

Not sure if it was stated, what caliber?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-18-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Descartian
A RIA is not a 2011 but is a doublestack 1911. It...

A RIA is not a 2011 but is a doublestack 1911. It is going to have a noticeably bigger grip, weigh more and recoil more. If youíre looking for a 2011, go STI. I have quite a few of them and theyíre...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-18-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By Descartian
The Trojan is one of the most used 1911ís among...

The Trojan is one of the most used 1911ís among serious single stack competitors. Their resale value has gone up recently now that they are not produced and some people are picking up every gun they...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-16-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Descartian
Iíll leave off commenting on red dots as I donít...

Iíll leave off commenting on red dots as I donít have enough experience to steer You in the right direction or seem educated if I did try.

You have 4 very distinct categories youíre looking for...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-15-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,368
Posted By Descartian
There are a lot of people that join this forum...

There are a lot of people that join this forum and think theyíre experts, spouting off all sorts of nonsense. Iím not saying the poster is one of these but we tend to listen more to people that have...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-13-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Descartian
Get in line, I already called dibs with Trace ;-)

Get in line, I already called dibs with Trace ;-)
Forum: STI/SVI 02-12-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,368
Posted By Descartian
No trigger bite. They use a plastic trigger for...

No trigger bite. They use a plastic trigger for its weight to get a lighter trigger pull and faster reset.
Forum: STI/SVI 02-12-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Descartian
I have a couple Tactical's. The last version with...

I have a couple Tactical's. The last version with the DLC coating was an amazing value. That said i would probably pick up a 2020 Staccato-P as I like the 4.4Ē barrel and the butler cut on the slide.
Forum: STI/SVI 02-10-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,641
Posted By Descartian
I have 3 2011ís at NH now getting worked on....

I have 3 2011ís at NH now getting worked on. Their prices are reasonable as well as their turn around time. If these come back satisfactory Iíll be sending them a lot more work. Iíve had terrible...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-09-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Descartian
Good info, thank you for sharing. The C2...

Good info, thank you for sharing.

The C2 with a Sheild abounds like a solid combo.
Forum: STI/SVI 02-09-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,368
Posted By Descartian
You can always send it off to another smith to...

You can always send it off to another smith to have one fitted.
Forum: STI/SVI 02-08-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Descartian
They are not the same screw pattern and cannot be...

They are not the same screw pattern and cannot be swapped out.
Forum: STI/SVI 02-03-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,368
Posted By Descartian
Brought to you by the same guys who sell a $1600...

Brought to you by the same guys who sell a $1600 P365.

Theyíre glock guys who wanted to get into the 2011 market and their guns look like it.

Iím not knocking them as Iíve never handled one...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-02-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,425
Posted By Descartian
I will let Rob chime in but I think youíll have...

I will let Rob chime in but I think youíll have to anodize the frame first to harden the metal then you can hard chrome. I love hard chrome and I have a satin chromed gun that Coogan did. Beautiful...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-02-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Descartian
I have quite a few examples of both grips. I...

I have quite a few examples of both grips. I would say they are almost equal. That said I prefer the tree bark texture. Just a tad more grip in my rough hands.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-31-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Descartian
I like the look of their grip work. Iíve yet to...

I like the look of their grip work. Iíve yet to send them a grip.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-31-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,368
Posted By Descartian
Hard chrome adds dimensional thickness. If you...

Hard chrome adds dimensional thickness. If you hard chromed it and something was dragging, binding or wouldnít fit correctly it would not be covered.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-30-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Descartian
I believe the G2 grips have already been...

I believe the G2 grips have already been recontoured and reduced. ES on the G2ís (Iím my opinion) just stippling the grip.

That said Iíve sent a lot of STI grips to Jason (ES) over the years....
Forum: STI/SVI 01-30-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Descartian
Trace, my comment was for the quote below.

Trace, my comment was for the quote below.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-29-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By Descartian
Howdy from downtown Houston.

Howdy from downtown Houston.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-29-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Descartian
Not me and Iíve used tape on various guns and...

Not me and Iíve used tape on various guns and silica carbide on something others.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-29-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Descartian
Yes. I had Jason at Extreme Shooters apply the...

Yes. I had Jason at Extreme Shooters apply the Costa/TreeBark pattern on my Staccato C.

ES did all the grips for STI before the newest grip.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-27-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Descartian
Yup. DVC is on the outbound train.

Yup. DVC is on the outbound train.
Forum: STI/SVI 01-27-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Descartian
Theyíve gone through a management change. Theyíre...

Theyíve gone through a management change. Theyíre focusing more on the law enforcement, consumer and tactical markets which are much larger than the competition market where theyíve made their name....
Forum: STI/SVI 01-27-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Descartian
I have at least a dozen guns the same size format...

I have at least a dozen guns the same size format as the C2. Theyíre great carry guns but I conceal carry usually AIWB. If I was a LEO Iíd probably carry a P sized gun or the XC. I carry my Costa...
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