Got me a Springfield Armory GI

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    Got me a Springfield Armory GI

    I love the look of the Springfield Armory GI.
    But I did replace the grips for some of the brown plastic GI grips.
    I also replaced the MSH because it had the ILS.
    Now it is just the way I like it.
    It is simple and ugly just like me.
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    Look in' good!
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    I still wish they would put the old GI knurled short triggers on them....had a Stainless version about 10 years ago.....
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    A range goer!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TWO GUNS View Post
    It is simple and ugly just like me.
    all business.....not one bit ugly.
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    Now THAT'S a weapon. Well done!
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    Sweet pistol right there. There's something to be said for simplicity.
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    That is a good looking gun. Nothing ugly at all about a 1911 the way it was intended to be. In fact, I am to the point where I like them better that way.

    I do wish the GI Springer came with good sights. As much as I like the way the old warhorse looks for me to take it seriously it needs that single improvement. I'm sure someone offers that gun, but dangit I want it in a Springfield!
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    Nothin wrong with that 1911.
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    Aw, very nice, sweet gun. At first I thought you had a pair and I was jealous. You can come down to Texas and eat BBQ at our place anytime as long as you carry that.
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    Congrats on the new gun.
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    nice where u find one?

    They stopped making them unfortunately,they are not ugly to me,they
    are a pretty good copy of the WW2 A1,forged frame too.
    Most other copycats are made of alloy or have series 80s garbage

    Springers is #1 imo
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    Good choice!
    I had the "Champion" version for a short time....but am prone to buying/selling/trading guns, and so no longer have it.
    p.s.-hey twoguns, we should go shooting some time! I have a suspicion that we live in the same area....(I'm in south-east VT)

    Mine performed flawlessly, with ZERO malfunctions and I liked the raw, stripped-down look of the "GI" version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Echo_Four View Post
    That is a good looking gun. Nothing ugly at all about a 1911 the way it was intended to be. In fact, I am to the point where I like them better that way.

    I do wish the GI Springer came with good sights. As much as I like the way the old warhorse looks for me to take it seriously it needs that single improvement. I'm sure someone offers that gun, but dangit I want it in a Springfield!
    When I was younger the GI sights were just fine, Now not so much! I like the GI look but need the better sights! Congrats on the new gun! Heres hoping you get to enjoy it for another 100 years! DR
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    Ain't nothing ugly about that piece of art...congrats!
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