It's official, going 1911 over glock 30 for first carry gun.

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by marlin795, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. marlin795

    marlin795 New Member

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    I've been saying glock 30 for my first gun when I get my ccw in June. But I recently shot and fell in love with a Springfield armory 1911A1 mil spec and omg it's so purty. :p
    I love 1911s and can deal with the weight for everyday carry. Omg .45 is my baby. Forget double stack mags give me A 1911!
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  2. reynolds357

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    You can have 1911 and double stack.:D
  3. marlin795

    marlin795 New Member

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    ^ I knew it! My baby is going to be awesome. Oh gosh I love the feel if that steel in my hands over plastic.
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    Congrats, post up some pics when you get your baby!
  5. Dirtypacman

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    I won't argue with you - you can carry your 1911.
    I know I could get away with it now that I have a better belt and holster but I had trouble concealing full size when I first started carrying.
  6. Joelkw

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    I know what you mean, I sold my Glock 30SF so i could buy a Springfield Loaded. The Glock was to thick for my hands. Then there was no external safety, i trusted the gun, i wasn't sure about me if i had to confront someone.:eek:;)
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    I carry one of these all the time, depending on my attire.

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  8. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    You're hooked, it will be strictly steel from now on!!
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    Nice choice marlin! Congrats!
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    marlin , i was pretty much the same

    our issue was a 9mm hi power ( Browning ) for years and until i actually had to use it in the field , i thought it was enough

    but telling the tale one night with a bunch of your folks ( USMC)

    the gunny took a walk and came back with a 1911 and gave it to me

    i have never found a weapon i have the same respect for ..

    serious ...

    i been a 1911 fan since

    it aint until you need one in the field that you realise how good they be..
  11. kvtcomdo

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    Love them both, do not think you can go wrong with either.
    Enjoy.:D
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    For the best of both worlds .... take a look at the ParaOrd , P14-45
    *GRIN*
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    Im just wondering have you shot a glock before? Ive heard alot of people didnt like the glock because of its thickness.I carry a glock 21 45acp.Its really thick but I have very large hands and im a very large person.Im 6'4 and 280 lbs so its perfect for me.I have never shot a 1911 but I think they are beautiful guns.How I ended up with the glock was it was my nephew's gun,he is in the army and he got in some trouble and couldnt have a personal firearm for a year and he sold it to me for $200 dollars.It is brand new and he paid $547 for it so i couldnt go wrong there.Before that deal came along I was looking at a springfiels .40 cal.Wich I will still purchase when I have the extra money but right now my priority is stocking up on survival supplies.Good luck and happy shooting
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    I carry a sw1911 performance center talk about accurate wow shot 20 rounds today at 50 ft all 20 in the black about 4inch circle wow I love my smith PC . I have a glock 17 gen2 9mm hate that gun personal thing i guess sits in my safe does nothing for me been rebuilt by glock and sent out for cerakote finish new nite sites got it back shot 25rounds thru it to make sure it came back ok it did but still hate that gun I will sell if anyone wants it
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    I really like Glocks and 1911s but I will agree the 1911 are much more attractive lol. My Mil Spec Park Springfield with a few additions

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    I don't know of anyone that has ever said Gaston designed the Glocks to be a "purty gun".

    1911 or a G30, you can't go wrong with either one.
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    You should visit glock talk then lol
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    The weight really isn't that bad if you have a good holster & belt. I'm 6'1", 200lb and I can carry my full size Springfield Loaded all day. I was considering a shoulder holster though so it's easier to carry in the car.
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    I recently just started not liking glocks so much. I've had my mits on Springfield 1911's and XD .40's and .45's and am just in love with both. I'm turning into a springfield nut.
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    Haha I am going through the reverse right now. I am trying to justify purchasing another Glock without completely turning into a fanboy.
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