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Old 12-07-2018, 09:26 PM
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In the news this morning was an article about how they managed to get all of the main arterials repaired well enough to allow traffic to flow through. They'll do more permanent repairs next summer. The author of the news article was acting as if he/her mind was blown that they could've gotten these roads repaired so fast. The answer ain't too hard, really. It's a conservative state. Had it been a liberal state they'd still be arguing about it and they'd be trying to fleece the public for the revenue needed to do it. Then it'd take ten years , go 300% over budget, and gas and car tab taxes would double to help pay for it.
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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