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Old May 19, 2001, 06:16 PM   #1
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A couple of fellows had some slick-looking Caspian .45s at a Bullseye match today. I looked up the Caspian arms site on the internet but did not see where they are made. Does anyone know and also are these very expensive guns?
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Old May 19, 2001, 06:37 PM   #2
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Here is Caspian web site http://www.caspianarmsltd.8m.com/
Caspian does not make complete guns they only make parts like frames, slides and some other parts. There frame and slides are top of the line. they are Hardwick Vermont
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Old May 20, 2001, 06:28 AM   #3
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My terribly expensive 1911 is based on a Caspian frame and slide.
No complete guns; just best-quality gunsmith-fit parts.

(If you want an inexpensive 1911 buy a Kimber Classic.)
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Old May 20, 2001, 07:05 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replys. Yes, I have been looking at Kimber . . . really nice handguns!
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Old May 25, 2001, 11:28 PM   #5
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Hey Keiller--i''ve got a Caspian Frame on my single stack racegun that i used for IPSC and now use for NRA Action pistol...Works for me--A few years back i sat down with a caspian catalog and a Denny's catalog and was going to get all the best goodies together and build me a limited 45...But after compiling all the parts prices and figuring i would have to pay a great Smithy probably 500 or so dollars to put it all together---i just bought a Les Baer and i swear i think i saved money. Regarding Kimbers--They are good guns and i think they are a lot of gun for the money--but they are not a custom gun--a buddy got one of the match versions the other day and i could take the barrel bushing out without a bushing wrench--maybe i'm wrong but that dissappointed me....Dick
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Old May 26, 2001, 06:24 AM   #6
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DICK, How does the (loose-bushing) Kimber shoot?
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Old May 28, 2001, 11:39 PM   #7
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Works just fine but my Baer will shoot circles around it..Dick
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Old May 29, 2001, 08:51 AM   #8
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I know several people who have owned Caspian frames and loved htem. I livedin Vermont for a few years and they had an obvious popularity there. The only one I currently own is one of the Clark Custom Meltdowns and it is an exquisite gun.
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