Early Christmas present!

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  1. ironsight65

    ironsight65 New Member

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    Sometimes you just gotta get yourself something for Christmas.

    So I got that Springfield Trophy Match I've been wanting.

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  2. southernshooter

    southernshooter New Member

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    That's purrrrty
  3. Nighthawk

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    agreed
  4. SouthernMoss

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  5. Sweet, Ironsight, even if it isn't a Glock :D
  6. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

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    I'm goin' to be a good boy and not touch that one......

    After all, it is the Season of good will.....
  7. ShadowHunt

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    Agree also
  8. ironsight65

    ironsight65 New Member

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    Don't worry, there are 2 Glocks keeping it company in the safe.

    :D

    Don't tell me nobody else got themselves a new gun for Christmas?

    C'mon let's see some pics.
  9. johnston3407

    johnston3407 New Member

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    Give us a range report.
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    Feed it well, and OFTEN. ;)
  11. southernshooter

    southernshooter New Member

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    Here is one (FROM ME TO ME)
    And I'm pickin the other one up Saturday (FROM ME TO ME)

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  12. Whew, you had me worried there for a moment, Iron. :D Keep the Glocks and the 1911 together. Maybe the 1911 will learn how to be a modern striker-fired pistol instead of a single-action. ;) :p
  13. ironsight65

    ironsight65 New Member

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    Will do, I hope to take it out over the Christmas break this weekend.
    NUGS is kicking in pretty bad now.
    :D
  14. ironsight65

    ironsight65 New Member

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    Southern, you buy guns like I buy groceries apparently. Lucky #@*!#.
    Well, tis the season.
    Maybe I'll start selling plasma for extra income.
    :D
  15. southernshooter

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    I have been called worse:p
  16. Silver72

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    Looks good! Did you buy new, or used?

    I'm looking at a used Kimber TLE II, for some reason. Never had a Kimber before.
  17. Shooter45

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    Silver, the external extractor gave some early problems. I have read a couple of reports where Kimber replaced the slides. I'd check w/Kimber before you buy.
  18. ironsight65

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    I bought it new from Gunbroker. I sold my Kimber TLE II so I could get it.
    Nothing wrong with the Kimber, I liked it also. I just could'nt afford to
    keep it and get the Springfield also. I want to try competition shooting
    next year and the trophy match had the features I wanted for the best
    price. I will be getting another Kimber in the future when I can afford it.

    I have heard the same thing about the Kimbers with the external extractors.
    The TLE I sold, I bought used and never had a problem, but it had an
    internal extractor. If buying a used Kimber, I would look for an internal extractor also.
  19. ironsight65

    ironsight65 New Member

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    Well, I got to shoot my new Springfield and I love it.
    It functioned flawlessly.
    It's pretty accurate, more accurate than I am.
    I have to spend a lot more time shooting.

    I would be interested in hearing from anyone that has
    bought a new Springfield 1911, on how many rounds
    it took to break it in. Also, as I have never had a brand
    new one before, how do you know when it is broken in?

    Thanks
  20. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Always give any gun a good cleaning before firing. Then lube.

    After around 300 -400 rounds downrange, if no problems, the weapon is usually broken in.

    BTW, nice pistol.
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