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Old 11-21-2012, 01:36   #76
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As a civilian? I rarely need to swap much of anything. I also have never needed my JHPs to expand, but I still like the feature.
I figured I wouldn't get an answer here.

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I'm not sure round counts have much to do with getting it muddy, sandy, bloody, etc., but I'd generally prefer a looser-fit 1911 if I had to, say, swim ashore and take a beach.
Right and as I said some only follow cliches from the internet. By the same theory several "tighter fitting" platforms wouldn't survive in the combat like lets say the AR or Beretta.

The reality is.... that "loose" or "tight" is not a measure of reliability. It's how the gun is set up and how the working parts are clearanced.

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Bottom line on this thing: same parts, built differently. If that equals the same gun to you, so be it.
Same parts built with a higher level of fitting. In which a properly fit gun by hand will only enhance the life of the gun. Coulda, shoulda, woulda mythical modularity aside, I think it's obvious that for any practical application it's a benefit.
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