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Old 06-23-2020, 12:35 AM
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Save the smarta$$ remarks/thread crapping, please

Last night I purchased a Llama Minimax 45 on a whim.
Serial # is XX-XX-XXXXX-00
It probably won't get here so I can try it until the end of the week.
Assuming it does ok, I found a source for mags.
One thing I'd like to know is if their grip screws are compatible with any other brand 1911?

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Old 06-23-2020, 09:31 AM
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Be sure to give us a range report when you get a chance. I won't "thread crap" on you, I had a Llama .380 that looked like a scaled down 1911 in the 1970's, and it always went bang when I pulled the trigger. Trying to remember what happened to that gun.
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Old 06-23-2020, 09:39 AM
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There are two kinds of 1911 grip screws and bushings, those for standard-thickness grips, and those for thin grips.
Llama went their own way in some aspects, relative to G.I. specs, and don't know if grip screws is included in that.
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Old 06-23-2020, 07:26 PM
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There are two kinds of 1911 grip screws and bushings, those for standard-thickness grips, and those for thin grips.
Llama went their own way in some aspects, relative to G.I. specs, and don't know if grip screws is included in that.
I went to Numerich's website and they showed two types of grip screws...one for a single stack and one for a double stack. Over $5 each!
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Old 06-23-2020, 07:40 PM
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Baaaaddd Llama!
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Old 06-24-2020, 10:42 AM
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I went to Numerich's website and they showed two types of grip screws...one for a single stack and one for a double stack. Over $5 each!
Since there are no agreed-upon specs for hi-caps, as there are for single stacks, it wouldn't surprise me if every hi-cap maker uses a different screw.
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Old 06-25-2020, 10:54 PM
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I picked up a Llama extra in 9mm largo. It’s the biggest 1911 clone size wise I ever seen. Haven’t fired it yet.

Llama firearms are very popular in Europe. I have most of llamas and stars in 9 mm largo since the ammo was so cheap.
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Old 07-02-2020, 10:57 PM
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The Llama pistols were basically copies of the 1911, but for some reason they changed the dimensions of nearly every part just enough so that virtually nothing is interchangeable with a Colt or USGI 1911... not even magazines. My only personal experience with Llama is with a .22LR XV I bought a few months ago. It had some issues early on, but I did some minor tweaking and gunsmithing on it so that now it's pretty reliable.

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