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    Nothing personal meant. Just can't get over it. Boggles my mind. I think I'll be alright now
    07/02 FFL/SOT since 2006

    Probably the only home based FFL that doesn't do transfers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freakshow10mm View Post
    I am building my own. Got the lower completely built. Only cost me $175 so far including the lower. Saving up for the BCM middy upper. When all is said and done, my AR will be built for less than $800, excluding optics.
    I never said it would be cheap. Thats why i dont like Colts either but you can get them.

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    ...that's one good way to describe the 1911 platform!
    "A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." George Washington

    ...we are NOT a free people.

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    Colt CCO or maybe Kimber Compact.........

    The Officer's frame and Commander length slide is about perfect for a CCW .45 auto. My CCO has been carried daily for 4 years. Colt reintroduced at least a limited batch called the Gunsite CCO, do not know if those are still in production.
    I had an Officer's model before that, and combined with two other Officer's and a Kimber Ultra Carry...I never had any reliability problems that all the other guys like to talk about. Maybe I was lucky.
    I lived in South Florida for 10 years.....always carried a Officer's .45...never trusted a 'mouser' for the survival of me or my family. A good IWB rig and gunbelt makes all the diff....could hide it under an XL Tee or polo....
    If ya like five inchers, the Springfield Loaded is normaly a great buy. It has the bells and whistles already on it.
    I've only fired Kimber's(never owned) but all the ones I tried worked great. The Compact CDP is one of my favorite's, though a tad expensive.
    Have no experience with the S&W, but if they made a scandiminium CCO sized gun, I'd check it out......
    All those that favor Glocks.......
    OK, they work...they be fat, but they work. I do not care for how they point, the bulk, and the trigger. But they work and are rust resistant. I have tried a pair of the G-30's and a G-36(a couple of there 'lesser' caliber's too), but a good 1911-they ain't.
    That flat .45 caliber rock thrower is in a class all its own......
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    Didn't think this question merited a new thread, but what are the cheapest models of 1911 with an ambidex safety?

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    I have two stainless Commander's. A Dan Wesson Commander Bobtail and a Smith & Wesson Scandium Commander that I had Bobtailed. Without hesitation I would recommend the S&W. Easy to conceal, especially since I had it Bobtailed, snuggles into the curvature of my palm, light, accurate, reliable, a real fun shooter - in my view, the perfect Carry Pistol. You can see it at www.ontargetcgw.com , select "1911 Gallery," then select "Smith & Wesson Bobtail."
    People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence in their behalf. - George Orwell

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    I carry a Colt Defender no problem.

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