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Old October 7, 2012, 02:16 AM   #1
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New (To me) S&W 1911

I picked up this S&W 1911 on a trade a few days ago. Not my first S&W 1911, I bought a 1911Sc when they first came out and still own it, and love it. I traded a bit high on this but I still think it was the right decision. Traded an old Citori Trap (I don't like trap, when I shoot clays I shoot skeet, had the gun for a long time and never shot it) and an M&P .45 (Also own an M&P 9 and just inherited an XDM 45, so I am set on plastic guns, and the M&P 45 just never saw any use). Called Smith to check on the manufacture date, it was early 2004. Hitting the range this coming weekend, range reports will follow.

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Old October 7, 2012, 07:28 AM   #2
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Very nice; I've had nothing but good experiences with S&W 1911s. Congrats.

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Old October 7, 2012, 08:45 AM   #3
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I have the old 4.25" Sc billboard. Fine firearms for sure.
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Old October 7, 2012, 09:48 AM   #4
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Two years ago, when one of my Son-in law's wanted to get into shooting, and a .45 - we attended a large Mass gunshow, where I advised him to jump on a NOS S&W 1911 @ $800.

Since then, he's been shooting the snot out of it (he & my daughter belong to a local Mass gun club) with zero issues, and loves it to death.

It sure doesn't hurt that they're styled attractively, to boot.

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Old October 7, 2012, 10:01 AM   #5
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Great guns

My S&W 1911, (post billboard) shoots great and has never had a stoppage. I also own the M&P and that too is a great gun. Don't be dismayed by polymer. The M&P is my primary home defense gun. I like it for that purpose as it holds a few additional rounds and, if necessary, the tapered double stack magazine is more easily loaded into the magazine well than a 1911 magazine unless you have one of those funnels installed on the 1911.
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Old October 7, 2012, 04:57 PM   #6
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S&W 1911 Has treated me well
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