A Tale of Two Springfields
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Odd as it seems 1911's Do breed when left in the gun safe alone
Seem my 1911sc and ...
August 3rd, 2005 06:49 PM
August 3rd, 2005 06:49 PM
August 3rd, 2005 07:58 PM
August 3rd, 2005 08:04 PM
Also the Thumb safetys are different just Minor changes i Guess but Weird to buy 2 guns round same price and so different ...
Since Qk likes this pic so much ill post it
As you can see one handing each gun looks cool but at super fast rate of fire it dont stay on target this is towards the end of the 8 round mags
August 3rd, 2005 11:51 PM
August 4th, 2005 02:10 PM
Darn it - my P12-45 has been laid straight on top of Sistema - nothing yet. Maybe they should be other ways round.
Anyways - how the heck do you tell when a gun's on heat? Except of course when it's replete with ammo!
LUV the pic Bud
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August 5th, 2005 09:18 AM
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August 9th, 2005 05:08 PM
Did the break in this first day no FTE FTF .. just wouldnt lock the slide back with 3 CMC mags 2 wilsons or 2 novaks..
Ran fine on spring field mags . The gun is undersprung and the next day when it starting loosing up a bit the slide started over running the mags .. Change recoil spring to 16.5 Varible From
Thanks to QK for the link to them
Other than those few bobbles the springer ran great accurate as can be let my dad at the thing and he was tear the targets up and rolling a pop can pretty fast with it..
Not sure how many rounds though it close to 250 im sure gonna put 250 though it next couple weeks i hope and it will replace my smith as my light weight carry 1911
Some comparsions to the smith The springer weighs 2 oz more has a 5 inch barrel vs 4 1/4 recoild even with the light spring a 14# i think was better off the springfield as the smith dug into the hand pretty bad with beavertail..
2 other shooters complained of same problem.
Also mag selection isnt as important i can run any mag though my springer but not smith springer has a fully ramped barrel smith doesnt and i have to worry about follower damage to the frame and JHP damage to the frame..
All i can really say is more i shoot 1911sc smith more i dislike it and more i love my springfields
August 9th, 2005 06:20 PM
You are a Shootin' Fiend!
Glad that your guns are making you happy!
That's what I like to hear.
BTW...All of my Colts had problems with the "Chucky" Mags.
I gave mine away.
You'll be amazed at how long the Chrome Silicon Falcon Springs stay "Fresh" - I think they are making about the best 1911 recoil spring these days.
You know that are good when I switched out my Wolff springs for Falcon Arms springs.
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