The replacement I got from Colt was closed on both ends. I really want new sights but have no clue what will fit. I just checked and it looks like they have this gun in stock. It comes with a aluminum 3-hole skeleton chrome trigger, mahogony textured grips, and Novak dovetail front and rear sights. Share in the comments section.
If there's a down side, it's that I can't take the recoil spring out! Do they use these in their Trubor guns, hell no. At one point, I didn't think I'd get the new sight in, it wouldn't budge, couldn't take it out, past the point of no return. I was also not thrilled with the Phillips screw holding it together! If you've ever handled either, machined either, or done any analysis, it's clearly evident. However, they referred to it as a 15lb. A lightweight pistol on the belt is better than a heavy handgun at home. The short-slide 1911 will force you to concentrate on the sight picture, sight alignment and trigger press.
Answered by: Cjharrisn Date published: 2019-02-13 if document. Wilson Combat even offers an. . Shooting this gun was a nice experience. Shop for American Tactical Imports items for sale at Sportsman's Guide. Function was good in firing a single box of the Silvertip.
Could have easily done it myself, but I manually racked the slide a few hundred times beforehand and felt that drag after 20-30 operations so I turned the spring around. The trigger is clean, but heavy, at about 6. Use this coupon along with your buyers club discount to get up to 20% off your order Excluding Firearms, Ammo, Marine Electronics, Trolling Motors, Optics, Scopes and Sights and Bullseye Deals. A properly designed grip safety helps when you occasionally allow your hand to rise off of the grip safety in recoil. Another important improvement is much easier to design into the pistol than to modify after the fact: the enlarged ejection port. An important part of the design is the dual-wound recoil spring.
Weight feels like a full size unit. However, the plunger tube spring should have been stronger. Curious what will make you say such a statement? If so, drop me a line and we can kick around the idea. Intermittent use of a heat gun because I thought they used locktite on the sights. This pistol has not Colt model designation like series 70 or series 80, this is an independent brand. We reserve the right to edit as appropriate, delete profane, harassing, abusive and spam comments or posts, and block repeat offenders. And to those who have written in to discuss their happiness about their purchases, good for you.
It's all a personal choice, if you have the budget, deep pockets etc go for what's the best that you can afford. If the pistol functions, that is all that matters. Not a big just took a little more time to clean the weapon then say a new Glock. The spring is closed on both ends also? From a nylon punch to a couple of brass punches. Just the same, if you intend to buy a 1911 for personal defense, it will probably be a short. I've owned several Kimbers and they had their one share of problems, issues and bad internals same could be said about any other handgun.
Answered by: Joe Product specialist Date published: 2019-03-17 Is it a series 70 or 80? However, I emailed customer service to see about getting a spare guide rod assembly. I think that's why the screw came loose the vibrations. This handgun does everything very well. Like I was a metal worker on an anvil making a sword. The pistol has never failed to feed, chamber, fire or eject.
I also noticed that my Colt spring is different than yours in that it has closed coils at both ends new Colt design? Warm setting - oven or hair dryer , then freezer, then repeat. For an individual to receive a firearm from Cheaper Than Dirt! I'm wondering how long that alum. I too had a few problems first time out on the range. Known age, state and local shipping restrictions are applied at checkout and may result in changes to an order. I tend to cling to the 230-grain mantra for function.
The rear sight is drift adjustable. It is our mission to encourage, organize, and support these efforts throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Spring goes into the bushing before inserting the rod and back plate assembly. I am disdainful of these guns and prefer a pistol manufactured by a major maker, like the Philippine-manufactured American Tactical Imports pistols. Seen pics of the open end of the spring sticking out of the rod hole after a range mishap.
Manufactured by Shooters Arms Manufacturing in the Philippines. We'll see how things go next time. Wasn't confident enough to try shooting it. This pistol has proven capable of a 4-inch group at 25 yards off the benchrest with most loads, and about 2. I have fired exactly 150 rounds through it with no problems. Will post pics after they're installed. However, they are not otherwise peening or marring it.