GUN Mmmm Springfield Mil-spec

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  1. Rownan

    Rownan SHIFT

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    This gun is SEX.

    I was looking at Kimbers last night and although they are my dream, I can't justify the price.. The mil-spec is affordable and oh so nice.

    I am looking for something with less than a 5" barrel though, and I see on SA's website that they sell a Mil-spec compact with a 3.5" barrel, is that too short? I was looking at 4"ers last night and that is perfect, don't know if maybe 3.5" is too short. I'm not looking for a gun to carry, I'm just looking for one to keep in the house, and to take to the range.

    Also the Milspec only holds like a 7 round clip, isn't that weak? Or have I played too much resident evil?

    BTW I've never owned a gun, just became interested a few weeks ago so I'm pretty dense.
     
  2. RRTX

    RRTX New Member

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    For around the house/range I wouldn't see a problem with a 5" barrel, 3.5" is a little short for me but that is just my opinion. Some people will complain about the magazine capacity, but if you can't put someone down with 7 rounds from a .45 you have problems
     
  3. Infrastructure

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    Some more eye candy. Most people dont like the mil spec but I sure like mine :cool:

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  4. Rownan

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    Why is that??? :eek3:

    Very nice BTW. :bowdown:
     
  5. Possum Stomper

    Possum Stomper The Great Bird of the Galaxy

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    really?
    i would buy a standard mil spec or GI spec before i bought a tricked out one

    i am a purist though
     
  6. -RUNNR

    -RUNNR Insanely truthful

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    Looks nice. Hopefully you don't carry those CCI rounds however. They are fine for the range, but suck to carry.
     
  7. Infrastructure

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    :slap: I dont carry those rounds. I carry these rounds. I was just on my way to the range and had that mag loaded.


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  8. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    Gold Dots :bigthumb:
     
  9. Rownan

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    Can anyone photoshop this thing with a 3.5" barrel? :x:
     
  10. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I'd get a Mil Spec for shits and giggles :cool:
     
  11. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    is that blazer ammo :ugh:
     
  12. Infrastructure

    Infrastructure New Member

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    and whats wrong with CCI blazers for range rounds?
     
  13. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    nothing, you have great hollow points. I use blazer in my Kimber all the time and they work great.
     
  14. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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  15. Rownan

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    Pics of said Kimber? :)
     
  16. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    Notice the full length guide rod :bigthumb:
     
  17. Redmouse

    Redmouse Just looking...

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    Not quite photoshop...

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  18. Rownan

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    Oh shit that pistol rocks my asshole hard! Makes me want to kick my mom in her face!

    Mind if I ask you a few questions??

    1. Is that a kimber custom?
    2. Kimbers are simply 1911s that are customized, right?
    3. Guide rods are swappable?
    4. Is that a 5" barrel?
    5. How much did it run you?

    Again, very nice. :bowdown:
     
  19. Justin03R6

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    I just bought a Mil-spec as well. $390 NIB. As it's my first 1911 I have questions-
    1. Compatable with other 1911 parts?
    2. If so what model? ( gov't, commander, etc.?)
    3. Looks like you have a hogue? what type/size?

    thanks.
     
  20. footratfunkface

    footratfunkface New Member

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    the only thing i don't like about milspecs is the lack of an adjustable front sight. by which i really mean removable and replaceable with night sights front sight.

    they all have great triggers though. i would've left the wooden grips on there.
     
  21. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    Yes, that is a Classic Custom, yes it is basically a regular 1911 that is customized at the factory, hence the name "Classic Custom", I'm not sure about the guide rod, that really depends on the specific model, yes it is a full sized 5" barrel, and I got a helluva deal on it at a gunshow, I paid cash and got it for $590 plus tax, I was about to get the Springfield, and then I saw the Kimber for only $5 more so I had to have the Kimber... I made the right choice. This is the most accurate handgun I have ever shot, I haven't ever shot a Wilson, or an Ed Brown or any other super expensive 1911, but this gun is awesome, I can't say enough good things about it.
     
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  22. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    You have obviously never held a 1911 with those grips, otherwise you wouldn't have made that statement. I can assure you those grips are the most comfortable 1911 grips you will ever put your hands on.
     
  23. footratfunkface

    footratfunkface New Member

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    yes, i have. my friend's kimber has those grips.
     

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