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Old 12-18-2018, 01:05 PM
Redcoat3340 Redcoat3340 is offline
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My Newest: 1911scE

Here's some pics of my newest: a 2013 1911scE.

I'll be to the range in the next few days....but so far it looks like a great little gun (but big 'old bullet).
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Old 12-18-2018, 01:57 PM
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Great gun, I've had mine for 4 or so years and no problems so far. I carry mine daily and shoot it most weekends and have put over 2000 rounds down the barrel.

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Old 12-18-2018, 02:44 PM
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Mine next to my Sig C-3
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Old 01-19-2019, 10:28 PM
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I got mine in 2017. It's almost too pretty to shoot.

Almost.

Had one FTF on the very first mag. That may have been my fault. Ever since then it's been stellar.

I love the rounded grip.
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Old 02-01-2019, 11:25 AM
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Carry mine daily...LOVE it!!! So much so, I snapped up another one on Gunbroker for $700ish (hardly fired by a little old lady on Sunday’s)
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Old 02-06-2019, 07:03 AM
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My 1911sc quickly became my favorite carry and range gun. I did do a couple mods other than adding the G10 grips; I went with a flat wire recoil spring and smaller diameter full length recoil rod with matching bushing plug. I also went with a small radius firing pin stop and HD firing pin spring. After about 700 rounds, the plunger tube broke off of the staking tubes. Instead of sending it back to S&W, I purchased a new HD plunger tube from Harrison Design and installed it myself. I find my sc very accurate, reliable, lite and an effective concealed carry pistol.
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Old 03-24-2019, 09:32 AM
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Love mine. About 4 years old. No issues out of the box or since. Easy to carry. Very accurate.
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Old 05-14-2019, 04:05 PM
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Really a nice looking pistol. Congrats. As a lefty this has my interest. I've not heard anything bad about them.
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:37 AM
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The only negative I've encountered and seems to be an inherent issue is the plunger tube coming un-staked. S&W covers the fix for free, but it does have to be sent in. It's better to send it back because re-staking it yourself can cause damage to the frame from what I've been told. No biggie, just a hassle, but still my favorite pistol and definitely the most UNDER VALUED gun on the market.
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:29 PM
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Agree with the group, solid carry pistols with few customizations. I sent mine in for:
- removal of checkering at the bottom of MSH, it kept snagging on cloths.
- different set of sights
- flat trigger
- mine had mushy thumb safety, so that was replaced as well
- new slide stop and plunger tube (for good measure)

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Old 05-15-2019, 03:32 PM
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gunfan111, is this a custom shop gun with the lightening cuts? how do they affect recoil? nice looking pistol. grips match really well.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:19 PM
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What about hollow point ammo, does sharp edges of bullet damage the aluminum frame feed ramp.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:23 PM
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If you take the slide off and put a loaded magazine in, you will see that the bullet tip barley touches the feed ramp. You will be long gone before the feed ramp gets ruined.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:46 PM
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gunfan111, is this a custom shop gun with the lightening cuts? how do they affect recoil? nice looking pistol. grips match really well.

Just saw your question. It is a performance center model. I do not have another bobtail gun in .45 with a lightweight frame to compare this gun to, but I doubt they are doing much. I think the full length guide rod helps though.

Found this old thread on the topic:

Purpose of S&W lightening cuts
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:56 PM
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Still keeping an eye out for a used PCSC with the stock black and orange grips. The only problem I had with my E series, and it seems to be an "inherent" issue was the plunger tube coming unstaked, but S&W covered it under warranty even tough I wasn't the original owner. Now that's service.
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Old 06-12-2019, 01:54 PM
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I have the S&W 1911sc and had my plunger tube shear off after about 700 rounds. Instead of sending it back, I purchased a heavy duty plunger tube from Harrison Design and an inexpensive staking tool. I also purchased some dental diamond chamfering bits and properly dressed the frame before installing. The job was not to challenging to do, and so far has been holding up well after a couple thousand additional rounds.
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Old 06-30-2019, 04:59 PM
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Great looking pistol OP!
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Old 11-15-2019, 11:03 AM
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The E-series have always been great looking tools.
I finally broke down and a nice E-series is on its way to my FFL as we speak.
Hoping to become a proud daddy of yet another 1911 this weekend!

Keep the pictures coming, gents, they keep us all going.
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:08 PM
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I bought one used from a local dealer and have put 500 rounds or so through mine. I have zero complaints. I am sure the tool itself is better quality than my skill shows at the moment.
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:16 PM
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The E-series have always been great looking tools.

I finally broke down and a nice E-series is on its way to my FFL as we speak.

Hoping to become a proud daddy of yet another 1911 this weekend!



Keep the pictures coming, gents, they keep us all going.


Got any pics of yours?
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:49 PM
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Got any pics of yours?
Since you asked so nicely. I got just one. The day it arrived. She's a beauty.
And dang precise. Love it. Better and more reliable than my old 1911. (please don't tell it, it might get jealous)
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Old 12-31-2019, 02:14 PM
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Since you asked so nicely. I got just one. The day it arrived. She's a beauty.

And dang precise. Love it. Better and more reliable than my old 1911. (please don't tell it, it might get jealous)

I am a big fan of this model! Thx
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Old 01-03-2020, 10:03 AM
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Half way to my goal in gun funds in Cabela's cash to order this beauty! Won't be long now. Basically free, I get rewards points in Cabela's gift cards that have no expiration date. Hopefully, they won't discontinue carrying it before I hit my goal.
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Old 01-03-2020, 12:12 PM
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Nice! That's the way to do it! How much longer? Weeks? Months? Years?

There's something about the aggressive look of the ported slide that makes it appealing.
How well do the ports work?
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Old 01-03-2020, 02:48 PM
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Nice! That's the way to do it! How much longer? Weeks? Months? Years?

There's something about the aggressive look of the ported slide that makes it appealing.
How well do the ports work?
lol, no, at this pace sometime this summer. Just hope they don't discontinue carrying it by then.
This 1911 has been on my bucket list for a few years now, so much gun for the money and drop dead gorgeous looks to boot!
They're not ports, but instead "lightening" cuts to reduce the weight.
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