The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 27, 2013, 06:29 PM   #26
Constantine
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 5, 2010
Location: Miami, Florida
Posts: 5,232
Quote:
Nice little collectors piece if it's mint and in the box... but for self defense, you'll want to consider something else.
Newberry, you're my boy blue!

I think in the OP's case, he should get the Glock on the waistband.
__________________
Sáncte Míchael Archángele, defénde nos in proélio, cóntra nequítiam et insídias diáboli ésto præsídium. Ímperet ílli Déus, súpplices deprecámur: tuque, prínceps milítiæ cæléstis, Sátanam aliósque spíritus malígnos, qui ad perditiónem animárum pervagántur in múndo, divína virtúte, in inférnum detrúde. Ámen
Constantine is offline  
Old March 28, 2013, 09:01 PM   #27
Stevie-Ray
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 22, 2007
Location: The shores of Lake Huron
Posts: 4,556
Quote:
1911's typically do not function well with shortened slides. I've owned two Colt Commanders over the years... a short Springfield V10 (I think it was)... and even a Kimber Pro Carry II. ALL of them proved unreliable.
Well, 2 things. One, he said the one he is interested in has been reliable for him. And two, my Kimber UCDP has NEVER failed, while my Glock 29 HAS. Advantage, 1911. So my anecdotal evidence cancels yours out.

I'm a Colt guy through and through, Kimber simply offered me a much nicer package at a time when the Officer's was about the only small Colt offering. Today though, I'd be back giving Colt a look.
__________________
Stevie-Ray
Join the NRA/ILA
I am the weapon; my gun is a tool. It's regrettable that with some people those descriptors are reversed.
Stevie-Ray is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05521 seconds with 9 queries