My New Toy

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by TTUshooter, Jun 21, 2006.

  1. TTUshooter

    TTUshooter New Member

    159
    Jun 18, 2006
    DFW/Lubbock TX
    Allrighty everyone,
    Here's my new toy. I decided against the High Standard and the RIA versions and decided to get the Springfield GI version. Althouh i did trade in my S&W Sigma 9mm, but i wasnt shooting it that much and it had a wickedly long and hard trigger pull. Its nothing fancy but it will get the job done.
     

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  2. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS

  3. Sylentsniper

    Sylentsniper New Member

    88
    May 25, 2006
    Mendota, Illinois
    That is a nice 1911 is it an exact replica of the ones carried by U.S forces in ww2?
     
  4. TTUshooter

    TTUshooter New Member

    159
    Jun 18, 2006
    DFW/Lubbock TX
    yeah its the Springfield Armory GI .45. It is, as touted by the Springfield website, "nearly identical to the service pistol issued to US troops during WWII". I had a chance to go shoot it today and it is fun to shoot. I'm enjoying it
     
  5. It is a real nice gun dude.
     
  6. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    Spiffy!! Put you a bit of white out on those vintage sights and they'll be a bit easier to pick up.
     
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  8. LIKTOSHOOT

    LIKTOSHOOT Advanced Senior Member

    Apr 26, 2001
    They continue to set the pole higher, very nice straight up----as designed.
    My problem, like others...... That factory hammer and short grip safety will simply eat the web of my hand to pieces.


    LTS
     
  9. TTUshooter

    TTUshooter New Member

    159
    Jun 18, 2006
    DFW/Lubbock TX
    I normally will shoot with gloves on so I guess that has saved my hands from some wear and tear.
     
  10. scattergunguy

    scattergunguy New Member

    17
    Apr 4, 2006
    Sweet, I have the exact same one!

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  11. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Terrific, TTU. SoMo gave me one for a wedding present. It shoots well and I have no complaints. Springfield makes a fine side arm for all purposes.

    I did have the factory open up the port and change the sites to 3-dot since my vision is not as good as you youngsters!!!!!
     
  12. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
    Nice, I especially like the OD green as that is almost exactly the same color as my truck:D
     
  13. cpt.bales

    cpt.bales Former Guest

    71
    May 14, 2006
    phoenix, arizona
    Yup i have the same one also. and i also have the ww2 sholder holster and mag pouch it go with it .



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