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Old 08-23-2011, 7:29 PM
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Default My First 1911

I went with a Kimber Pro Carry II
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Wolff recoil spring & firing pin spring
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2 Wilson 47d, 1 Chip McCormick power mag, 1 KimPro Tac-mag




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Old 08-23-2011, 7:31 PM
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NICE! I love that "Murdered Out" look!
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:37 PM
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I have a stainless carry II, and love it, have had a few feeding problems with fiocchi hollopoints but other than that it runs great.
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:37 PM
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NICE! I love that "Murdered Out" look!
Thanks, i prefer this look rather than a stainless not knocking anybody just my preference.
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:42 PM
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I have a stainless carry II, and love it, have had a few feeding problems with fiocchi hollopoints but other than that it runs great.
I plan on running at least 800 rounds of FMJ threw it before i put in a single hollow point along with wolff recoil spring + wilson mags hopefully ill avoid any problems
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:43 PM
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Awesome pick up. That is a good looking 1911.
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:48 PM
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Awesome pick up. That is a good looking 1911.
Thanks, already got the itch for another one i don't see this going well for my wallet.
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Old 08-23-2011, 7:58 PM
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Congrats, very nice!
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Old 08-23-2011, 9:37 PM
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I want to get another one probably full sized. But I want to get a black rifle first.
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Old 08-23-2011, 9:39 PM
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Very nice.
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congratulations... and welcome to the forum.
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Old 08-23-2011, 9:53 PM
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Good job! That's a nice piece you got there. Just be warned, that 1911s tend to multiply for some reason.
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Congrats! Very nice choice.
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Nice! Those grips would look good on my desert warrior >.>
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I want to get another one probably full sized. But I want to get a black rifle first.
Watch out for that "black rifle"...once you get a case of the BRD, you'll never be cured!
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Nice looking 1911. I doubt it will be your last. And I hear u about getting an AR, although I don't know if I can handle TWO diseases right now.
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I have a stainless carry II, and love it, have had a few feeding problems with fiocchi hollopoints but other than that it runs great.
My brother has one and had the same issue, we couldn't get 2 mags down with out 1 FTF.
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:29 AM
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Thanks, i prefer this look rather than a stainless not knocking anybody just my preference.
You never know. I used to dislike stainless/nickel/hard chrome pistols, then a few years later, I kinda found myself wanting one. But congrats on the Kimber.
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If that's an aluminum farmed pistol be careful what mags you use. The followers used in many 1911 magazines can tilt forward while feeding the last round and ding up the feed ramp of the pistol. A Wilson 47D us an anti-tilt follower that won't do that but most conventional McCormick mags do not. I'm s huge fan of Chip McCormick mags (I like them better than Wilson) but not in Aluminum framed 1911s. Fortunately they have a new PowerMag+ line with anti-tilt followers that you can look into.
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:04 AM
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Sweeet! Can "Never" get tried looking at 1911's , Congrats - I Like It Aa lot (Jim Cary Dumb & Dumber)
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Old 08-24-2011, 1:05 PM
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If that's an aluminum farmed pistol be careful what mags you use. The followers used in many 1911 magazines can tilt forward while feeding the last round and ding up the feed ramp of the pistol. A Wilson 47D us an anti-tilt follower that won't do that but most conventional McCormick mags do not. I'm s huge fan of Chip McCormick mags (I like them better than Wilson) but not in Aluminum framed 1911s. Fortunately they have a new PowerMag+ line with anti-tilt followers that you can look into.
Yeah i know that's why i did go with Wilson mags.
going to the range this week
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Old 08-24-2011, 1:09 PM
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What lube do u guys recommend i use
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Thanks, already got the itch for another one i don't see this going well for my wallet.
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Nice gun (and nice photos)!

Enjoy my TLE/II RL very much...
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Awesome, I got to get me a 1911. It is on the "LIST".
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My brother has one and had the same issue, we couldn't get 2 mags down with out 1 FTF.
I had 2 FTF out of a 50 round box, I am thinking it was more ammo related. Next time Out I am going to try a box of better quality JHP ammo to see. I only have about 200 rounds through it as is though.
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Old 08-24-2011, 4:32 PM
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Watch out for that "black rifle"...once you get a case of the BRD, you'll never be cured!
Thats what im afraid of, but I cant help but try and take a taste.....
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What lube do u guys recommend i use
anything...motor oil, tranny fluid, yak fat, crisco, CLP, slide glide, anything that increases lubricity

FWIW I use RIG (Rust Inhibiting Grease) and Hoppes oil for my 1911's, but I'll be switching to a motor oil mix when I'm out of it

Another thing is remember that 1911's like to run wet, so bring some lube to the range with you, and if you have any FTF's remember that it needs to break in
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