My New Self Given Present

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by Insulation Tim, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    I just purchased a Colt XSE Stainless Gov't model. Took it to the indoor range this afternoon just to make sure that it fires okay.

    Here is my initial group at 10 yards using my reload SWC. To say I am pleased is an understatement. I think that my Kimber has just found a new friend.

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    Last edited: Jan 9, 2010

  2. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    Just beautiful. How much are those XSE's going for?
  3. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    Tim, nice Colt. Watch for a PM.
  4. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Where I normally purchase my guns, 50 miles north of here they have it at
    $ 950. This one I purchased FTF from a young man here for $ 750. He claimed that it had less than 500 rounds through it, and I believe him. It was absolutely pristine. For the $ 750, he also threw in two extra Chip McCormick (sp?) mags, still NIB plus a NIB spring tune up kit. The icer was a box of 50 WWB jacketed HP's.

    The young man is somewhat liquidating his collection as his priorities in life are changing. He is getting married and they are looking to purchase their first house.

    Nothing like a mortgage to realign one's stars.:D:D
  5. graehaven

    graehaven Well-Known Member

    May 26, 2007
    Rochester, NY
    Sweet deal, buddy, sweet. Enjoy! :D
  6. techoca

    techoca New Member

    Nov 3, 2008
    very nice,:D
  7. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Very nice Tim! I have the same model and love it. Colt is making some very fine firearms these days and for the money there isn't any better 1911 model pistol made. Congratulations.
  8. Keystone

    Keystone New Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    Portageville, MO.
    That's some great shooting. Very nice gun.
  9. techoca

    techoca New Member

    Nov 3, 2008
    Indeed that is nice shooting.
    Enjoy the new Colt.
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