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Old 09-28-2019, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by The War Wagon View Post
No matter how many people say that, curiously enough, NONE of them, have ever volunteered to step in front of one.

If it's a "varmint" round, surely it shouldn't hurt that much...
I think what 400cor-bon meant is that outside of personal defense, target shooting and varmint hunting the 5.56 is limited in its use. In other words it's not that great for hunting medium-sized game and in fact is illegal in some states for that use. Since I don't hunt and only want something for inexpensive recreational shooting it's a great caliber for my uses. However others may prefer rifles with more punch and I respect their decision.
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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