Colt 1991a1 compact how is it ?

Colt 1991a1 compact how is it ?

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    Colt 1991a1 compact how is it ?

    New to 1911 ...

    So guy offers me a 1991a1 colt compact org style plastic trigger I think for my glock 26

    So fair trade or not

    And how much work is needed to get the 1991 to run ok or are they ok to go as is ?
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    blue or stainless?
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    “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.” H.L. Mencken
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    Got some dings but still worth 700 to 800 if shoots ok
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    Quote Originally Posted by Easy8 View Post
    Got some dings but still worth 700 to 800 if shoots ok
    Really that much ??

    So I guess the trade for my 26 glock would be ok then?

    Even with the idot scratch and all that ?
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    wow, I usually hate white grips, but that one wears them well....
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    The Colt will definitely have a higher resale value. Quite a bit heavier to carry than the Glock. I carry a Colt 1991A1 compact quite often.
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    Yes , I can only see the two dings one on the front strap an a idiot scratch. Neither will affect operation, if functions well 7 to 8 hundred is going rate.

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    I have a compact. I'd never do a straight up deal for a 26. It's not the Cadillac in the Colt line but it's a quality sidearm. All you have to do to make it run is get a box of Speer Lawman 230gr FMJ's. Federal Hydrashocks for carry. Do the deal and go buy another 26. I'm looking for one too...



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    Do the trade, and we'll start calling you Lt. Vincent Hanna (Al Pacino).





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    I've had a parkerized officers model for 20 years or so. Grips and sights aside, it is otherwise stock. I haven't carried it too much, it's more of a safe queen. For some years it served as my field side arm during deer season. It would be one of the last to go. Not surprised at all at the street value. You can always get another Glock but you can't always find one of those Colts.
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