Couple of new toys

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    Couple of new toys

    Hey guys, I picked up two guns today. A Walther PPK/S with the Crimson Trace laser grips, and then my very first 1911, a Metro Arms American Classic Commander. I figured this would be a good "starter" 1911 to see what I think of the platform. If I like it, I'll look into buying a pimpy one...

    I'll be heading out to the range tomorrow, so I'll report back after that. In the meantime, here are some pics:








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    Nice additions, eb.

    Look forward to the range reports.

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    P2000SK, PPK/S, 1911 ... gotta love good taste.

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    Hehe, yeah I've been on a roll, need to stop buying for at least a few weeks.

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    Very nice! Let us know how the shoot.

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    Congrats on the new guns. Just a word of advice, don't be overly concerned if the 1911 gives you problems with hollow point ammo. Lower end guns, they don't usually spend the time polishing the feed ramp and tuning the extractor.
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    I've been doing a lot of research on the American Classic 1911s and I'm darn close to buying one. Please keep us up on how it does. Those are nice pistols!!!!
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    Very nice looking guns!
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    I am looking to buy a 1911, so I m anxious to see how you like your American Classic. Both of your new toys look good.
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    Nice guns I've always been a fan of PPK!

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    Ok, both guns are so accurate its not worth posting the targets. Either one will put a mag thru a hole the size of a quarter. Very impressed with that!

    The 1911 ran flawlessly on fmj, but couldn't cycle hollowpoints to save its life as expected. Not an issue for me as I dont consider it a carry piece. Too heavy and too few rounds on board. Fun gun to shoot though, I like it.

    The PPK ran a few hundred rounds of fmj flawlessly. It ftf'd Hornady critical defense hp's a few times though. In its defense, you can tell it has very close tolerances and isnt broken in. Im going back to the range this afternoon and going to shove 200 more rounds thru it, then try some golden sabres. I'll report back...

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    Shiny pretty new baubles!!!!!!!!!!!


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    Let us know how they do at the range.
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    The PPK ran well today again. It liked the Golden Sabre HPs just fine, no feed issues at all. I'd have no hesitation carrying this gun when I need something small...

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