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Old 08-20-2015, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Sailormilan2 View Post
Unfortunately, in my case, I will probably get taken down, or over whelmed, while standing in front of my open gun safe trying to decide which gun to take.
My friend once said the same thing to me. If anybody broke into my place at 3am I'd be taken out before I could make up my mind which gun to grab!
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Avoid the temptation to replace everything on your brand-new 1911 just to make it "better". Know what you're changing out and why. You may spend a lot of money fixing things that weren't broken to begin with. Shoot at least 500 rounds through it first, then decide what you don't like and want to improve. Regarding vintage 1911s, pre-1970 pistols are highly collectible in original, unaltered condition and should NEVER be refinished or modified as it completely ruins their monetary value.
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