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Show us your favorite 45 ACP

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by 460Shooter, Jan 3, 2020.

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  1. 460Shooter

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    Is that one of your Nighthawks? I know I’ve seen that picture before, but I can’t recall the make.
     
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    20181111_094439-2016x1134.jpg my les baer heavyweight monolith. started off as regular blued then i had it hard chromed when t went back for an extraction issue. supposedly 1.5 inch guarantee, don't know about that but it is accurate. 20181111_094415-2016x1134.jpg
     
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  3. guyfromohio

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    God I love honest wear on a 1911.
     
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    Yes. It's a NHC Falcon
     
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    Completely agree. I probably should have picked up a second Valor when they were ludicrously cheap on GunBroker, but I'm working to upgrade my 1911 collection to semi customs or better now, so it's a non issue.
     
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    They missed an opportunity by not just resuming manufacture of the Classic Valor line and then marketing a brand new “Valor Supery-Dupery Elite Tactical Competition” model for $200 more. I love my VBOB and would buy the discontinued Blue Version in a heartbeat. This new Valor holds no appeal with me.
     
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    It sits in the safe in lonely solitude. I put one magazine through it when I got it, just to say I had shot it. I do take it out from time to time to admire it. It will go to my son.

    Maybe someday I'll shoot it again.
     
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    hat is one of the saddest stories I have ever heard... you should shoot her and enjoy her... you wont wear her out then your son will have a double heirloom! and that beauty of a gun could run as she was made to do!


    That is one of the saddest stories I have ever heard... you should shoot her and enjoy her... you wont wear her out then your son will have a double heirloom! and that beauty of a gun could run as she was made to do!
     
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    True enough, but my point was that the original was quite appealing exactly as it was. It didn't need the "upgrades."
     
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    2. Smith & Wesson Performance Center .45 Target Champion (845)
     
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    My CZ 97b. Tricked out with Cajun parts. One of the best shooting pistols I've ever owned.

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    I can’t actually pin down my favorite 45 since I have many that I enjoy. However, this is my favorite non winter carry 45, being that has been my EDC for many years. Full disclosure; I may be switching to an STI Staccato C in 9.

    Some of you may remember THE masters of custom Colt 380s in the 90s, Mcdougal and Associates. But few were aware that they were master mechanics of 1911s as well.
    This Colt had everything done to it that made it a perfect EDC for Me. A few years later I sent it to Robar for the NP3 finish on the lower and internals, and Roguard on the top.
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    For our mild Texas winters this stock STI Ranger fits perfectly in my inside bomber jacket pocket (the round is there to cover the SN).

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    This Alchemy Custom Weaponry Prime Elite is my first and only semi-custom 1911. I did tons of research before deciding to order from ACW and have absolutely no regrets. Its a beautiful firearm that shoot every bit as good as it looks.
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    Nothing special. An ATI Titan. Carries comfortably, nice trigger, and didn't break the bank
     
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    Not great photos, Ruger Alloy Commander and Randall flat top are both excellent shooters, The Ruger is my cool weather carry.
     

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