chuck daly 1911????

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by montana mike, Aug 28, 2009.

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  1. montana mike

    montana mike New Member

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    Jul 26, 2009
    hey gang a friend just picked up a CD 1911 and wants to trade it on a revolver do the parts to this thing interchange with other 1911's are the mags the same etc. it seems to shoot pretty darn good .but i don't want something that has to have speciallty parts if it breaks or if someone dawn the road want to build it up. Montana Mike.
     
  2. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Parts for the CD 1911 are mil-spec. 1911 parts will work fine and would require no more fitting for the CD than any other mil-spec 1911.

    The Charles Daly 1911's were made by Armscore in the Philippines. They have been producing good quality 1911 pistols for a long time and they provide frames and parts for a lot of other gun manufactures.
     

  3. Bill DeShivs

    Bill DeShivs Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2006
    They won't use Colt grips-at least mine won't.
     
  4. montana mike

    montana mike New Member

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    Jul 26, 2009
    thanks for the info guys have either of you had good or bad experiences with these?
     
  5. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    No personal experience to date but i have a Citadel 1911 compact being delivered to my FFL today. It is identical to the compact model that CD used to sell and are still listed on the CD web site. They no longer sell them and are waiting for the new models made by Bull-Ltd in Israel. I am anxiously awaiting mine.

    Being that you have already shot your friends 1911 if you are happy with it you should go ahead and buy it if you are happy with the price being offered.
     
  6. MAGNUM44

    MAGNUM44 Member

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    Aug 25, 2009
    UPPER NYS
    All that i know is that they are made in the Phillippines & the parts are exchangable with all Colt's 1911's & copies.
     
  7. Hammerslagger

    Hammerslagger New Member

    Jul 30, 2009
    I have tested several of the RIA branded Philippines made 1911's, several years ago, when they listed for about $300.00.

    They seemed well made, finished, and to have good "service pistol" accuracy. At least one near new one was finicky relative to reliability; but did not seem to have any problems that a couple of hundred "break in" shots or a little light adjustment would not fix.

    I think that their frames and slides are investment cast steel as opposed to being forgings. Even so they seemed like a good value for a "range pistol" (that will likely never fire 5000 shots) as compared to spending at least $500.00 (at the time) for several other brands.
     
  8. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    I realize that it is spitting into a hurricane, but

    It is Remington, not Remmy
    It is Mossberg, not Mossy
    And dod gammit, it is CHARLES Daly

    I feel mildly better.
     
  9. montana mike

    montana mike New Member

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    Jul 26, 2009
    O TAY ALPO CHARLES DALY> sorry MIke.actually when i was entering it i had a senior moment and charles just didn't look right.
     
  10. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
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