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Old June 9, 2013, 05:25 PM   #26
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ive seen th khar but polymer just isnt my thing right now. i see its place but for me id rather avoid it.
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Old June 9, 2013, 05:45 PM   #27
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If you are enamored of 1911s, you could consider the Sig P938 for a small concealment pistol, because of its very similar manual of arms.

A question for those who recommended a Sig 1911, myself not being a 1911 buff: I have a vague memory of reading somewhere that some Sig 1911 internal parts are not interchangeable with other 1911s. True? And if so, how big an issue might this be?
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Old June 9, 2013, 06:02 PM   #28
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Frankly, if you are really going to spend enough to buy something Dan Wesson 1911 priced, you owe it to yourself to make it a Dan Wesson. If CCW is really where this is leading, I think Dan Wesson, Sig, & Colt all make CCO style guns which, IMHO, is the best size for CCW.

If my 3.5" SA didn't shoot and run so well, I would be looking that way.

Avoid the MIMber or the mini Sigs. Many are fine, but a Dan Wesson could be a first last and only pistol!
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Old June 9, 2013, 06:05 PM   #29
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will have to look at the dan wessons, im talking about 2 guns, a full sized 1911 and then another purchase of a ccw.
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Old June 9, 2013, 06:12 PM   #30
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There can be only one.....

The Browning Hi-Power Practical.

I've been carrying Hi-Powers since the 70s; never had one need service. Accurate, tough, and have served in most of the world's armies over the last 80 years.

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”

—Malcolm S. Forbes.
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Old June 9, 2013, 07:24 PM   #31
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21st birthday what handgun?

I've always wanted a 1911 .45. Did my research and settled on the Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 G. It has most of the features as the Kimber, but not the price tag. I get many comments on it at the range where I serve as RSO. My gunsmith is putting Meprolight tridium sights on it now!
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Old June 9, 2013, 07:30 PM   #32
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I have a sig sauer p229 and it is fantastic. If you intend to carry though be warned the sigs are pretty fat guns and print pretty bad. You will want a good holster and belt if you intend to carry it. I don't have my ccw yet, but I have been experimenting with holsters, and actually hiding this thing is pretty hard.

Best of luck picking something out. There are a ton of great guns out there so take your time and try things out.
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