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Old 10-27-2011, 12:19   #1
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Now 1911 less

yes, its true. I am 1911-less.

I finally sold that Custom Shop Operator. I just lost the 1911 bug for now. I've owned several 1911s over the years (3 regular Springers, 1 Kimber, a Dan Wesson, an Ed Brown and the Custom Shop Springer) - I'll probably buy another one day in the future. I don't see myself spending $3k on a single gun again, though.
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Old 10-27-2011, 12:40   #2
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Yeah, just spending $3000 on 6 more Beretta 92's instead.
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Old 10-27-2011, 12:44   #3
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Hahaha... No, I'm not gonna do that...

I am saving up some nickels and pennies for another Beretta.

But of the $2500 I got, I plan to use $500 to go towards a Philli trip to go see the Flyers hockey team next year. The other $2k stays in the new gun purchase fund. I may buy some sort of 5.56 rifle... I am contemplating a RRA piston carbine. I wanna play with one again before I decide, though.

I was gonna get a SCAR - but by the time I buy that and the optic I want, I'm back up at $3k.

I rarely shoot the two rifles I have. I really don't need to spend that much. And, I am debating if I even should bother buying another rifle or not...
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Old 10-27-2011, 13:10   #4
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Sorry to hear.
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Old 10-27-2011, 13:41   #5
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I could go 1911'less if I had to, however my Beretta's? From my cold dead fingers.
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Old 10-27-2011, 13:46   #6
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Feels good doesn't it?

One day I will be just like you.
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:10   #7
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This is the most depressing post I've read in the 1911 section in quite some time.
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:17   #8
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This is the most depressing post I've read in the 1911 section in quite some time.
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:22   #9
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One 1911 for me. One Beretta. Three Glock's. One AR. One shotgun. One Mosin-Nagant. I've tried to spread my collection around, but have the guns I have fit particular "needs".

I've come to the point where I'm happy with what I have and want to shoot them all more. I want to put thousands of rounds through each, enjoy them, learn new skills, compete more, etc. Also, with what I have, customize, as I see necessarily fit, to make each weapon better.

Like my 1911, I'd like to get another, but I don't have the need. Want? YES.

I'm still deciding what I want my 1911 to be, my Loaded Park. I got it as a 'starter' 1911. Anything I want done to it, of course, will cost. I know for sure, tightening fit, installing match bushing, and an action job. Everything else I'd like done is just cosmetic: new finish, various checkering, blending, etc. The pistol functions 100%, I'm just wanting to wring out a little more accuracy.
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:25   #10
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That Springer was the baddest 9mm 1911 I've ever seen!
If I were closer I would have bought it,.......
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:29   #11
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Well, I've owned pretty much everything at one point or another, since I bought my first gun in 1993. Some things, I've owned more than once. I don't get that attached to guns anymore. What was my fav gun 5 or 10 years ago is not my fav now. Beretta 92s are my current fav.

I don't really see much that grabs my attention anymore. So, other than collecting Berettas, I'm not really chasing after the next and the next and the next handgun anymore.
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Old 10-27-2011, 14:30   #12
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If I were closer I would have bought it,.......
Yes, for a 9mm 1911, it was pretty cool.
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Old 10-27-2011, 15:03   #13
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its all about priorities man. do what you gotta do.
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Old 10-27-2011, 17:54   #15
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Feels good doesn't it?

One day I will be just like you.
You probably already are.
Atleast shipwreck admits he'll probably buy another one some day.
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Old 10-27-2011, 18:09   #16
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Feels good doesn't it?

One day I will be just like you.
Then why the hell do you even look at, much less post, in the 1911 forum?

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Old 10-27-2011, 18:39   #17
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Then why the hell do you even look at, much less post, in the 1911 forum?
Because I like 1911s, I just don't want one anymore.
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You probably already are.
Atleast shipwreck admits he'll probably buy another one some day.

Naw. I still have a Colt O1918 that will be kept forever and a 9mm SACS gun that is still for sale.

I hope I don't go down the 1911 road again. Very expensive.
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Because I like 1911s, I just don't want one anymore.
Just doesn't compute.
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