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

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

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  1. marlin795

    marlin795 Well-Known Member

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    Aug 11, 2011
    Northern California
    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!
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  2. reynolds357

    reynolds357 Former Guest

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    Oct 24, 2011
    Georgia
    You can have 1911 and double stack.:D
     

  3. marlin795

    marlin795 Well-Known Member

    878
    Aug 11, 2011
    Northern California
    ^ I knew it! My baby is going to be awesome. Oh gosh I love the feel if that steel in my hands over plastic.
     
  4. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    Congrats, post up some pics when you get your baby!
     
  5. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

    908
    Mar 3, 2008
    Merrimac Valley, MA
    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

    Joelkw New Member

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    May 26, 2011
    Bellevue, Wa.
    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:;)
     
  7. ms6852

    ms6852 Well-Known Member

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    Nov 15, 2008
    San Antonio Texas
    I carry one of these all the time, depending on my attire.

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  8. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    You're hooked, it will be strictly steel from now on!!
     
  9. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Iowa
    Nice choice marlin! Congrats!
     
  10. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    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

    kvtcomdo New Member

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    Dec 4, 2011
    Love them both, do not think you can go wrong with either.
    Enjoy.:D
     
  12. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

    For the best of both worlds .... take a look at the ParaOrd , P14-45
    *GRIN*
     
  13. ryan42

    ryan42 New Member

    Jan 28, 2012
    marion indiana


    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
     
  14. Captain Jack

    Captain Jack Member Supporting Member

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    Feb 19, 2012
    wakefield ma.
    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
     
  15. Whiskey

    Whiskey New Member

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    Oct 17, 2011
    CT
    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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    Last edited: Mar 5, 2012
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