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Old September 17, 2012, 07:12 AM   #50
Dwight55
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Obviously, being a Vietnam vet, . . . I am biased toward the 1911, . . .

But there is one undeniable factual difference that only comes through experience: a problem that surfaces with a revolver that prevents the weapon from being used, . . . is a problem that will at best be fixed ina few minutes, . . . but will most likely take a gun smith to fix, . . . BUT, . . . many times the problem with the semi auto is fixed with a mag change or working the action.

Revolvers were replaced by the military for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with price or budgets: they simply are inferior to semi auto pistols in a combat environment.

May God bless,
Dwight
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