1911s Suck???

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by hogger129, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    I can make ragged holes with my 1911s from 40 ft no problem. They shoot straighter than I ever will.
  2. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    15' !? Lots more reach than that IMO. Took a deer years ago with my TRP, one shot put him down. Bout 20 yds. Took another with mild .40 reloads at 30 yds, one shot death. US army states 50m as max effective, considering power and accuracy.

  3. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    i like my 1911 in .45 and i'll have it back again soon , and if i end up moving to the northern territory like its looking , i'll be legal for it up there , just have to re-import it direct to there when i'm settled and legal etc
  4. 45silverback

    45silverback New Member

    Sep 28, 2012
    I know I'm new here, but IMHO if you cant hit anything beyond 15ft with a 1911, even an old G.I. spec 1911A1, you probably shouldn't be handling firearms.

    1911's are among the easiest major caliber guns to shoot accurately, mostly due to the trigger.

    The main complaint that is levied against 1911's for serious work is capacity, most feelin 8rnds sounds low compared to the double stack guns. I have never heard anyone complain about the accuracy.
  5. crockett007

    crockett007 New Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    I use a Colt 1911A1 Pistol. I have always preferred it, in competition and on the battlefield. This guy is not going to change my mind nor my preference. I support and defend the right of any American to speak about whatever they want, as long as it is within the context of the law.

    Let's move on now, the sandbox name calling contest is really boring..
  6. tnhawk

    tnhawk New Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Southwest Tennessee
    I'd never heard of Mr Yeager before today and haven't missed anything. I trust any of my 1911 pistols more than I trust his opinion. He probably doesn't care any more of my opinion than I do of his. I'm not replacing any of my pistols with the tupperware he prefers.
  7. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    you forgot he's calling for mommy too. I've had a 1911 with me when i needed it and never had a problem. And i didn't see the video either. no point from what im reading here
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