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Old October 12, 1998, 02:51 AM   #1
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I have ordered a STI frame and fully supported barrel in 10mm and being in SA ..also 3 x 15 round mags. This is a for a carry gun being built for me ..... my worry good is STI components and are there any better options in the above......

Your comments would be appreciated.

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Old October 12, 1998, 04:11 AM   #2
Mac Scott
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STI has a pretty good reputation in the 1911 component market. I've seen them used mainly in competition guns, which I've kinda been out of for several years, but the folks I know who build guns based on STI components haven't been heard to squawk too much about them.

I would think that a fifteen-round 10mm oughtta do the job....providing you really wind up regularly carrying it. Sounds like a pretty heavy gun for daily CCW use but, then again, I've been told that I've become kind of a wimp in that regard (grin).

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Old October 13, 1998, 09:37 PM   #3
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STI is great company, perhaps the best indication that they are still in the running and possibly leading the custom 1911 market is that I believe they were chosen as the parts supplier for the latest version of the .224 BOZ project by CDS.

Good Luck!
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