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Valtro Pictures Site Updated

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Sven, Apr 7, 2003.

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  1. Sven

    Sven Senior Member

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    http://www.imageseek.com/valtro/sven/

    I just added three Oleg Volk photos to the Valtro gallery.


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    I can now fire 8 shots rapid fire into a fist sized target at 10 yards. Training helps, but the Valtro gives me confidence.

    Shoot straight,

    -s
     
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    My Bushing is blued.

    I kind of like a silver bbl and a black bushing - I think it makes that barrel hole look extra big :)

    I may try and keep the bushing blued even if I get the whole gun hard chromed - not sure if that will look dumb...

    Nice pix...
     
  4. Sven

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    Oleg didn't like the chromed out bushing... made taking pictures difficult. Same with the trigger - but he's thinking like a photographer, so I can't blame him.

    I like the 'bling bling' on the business end... form and function. Maybe I'll have it blued, though.... to make Oleg's camera happy.

    ;)
     
  5. Betty

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    Sven, Oleg didn't like dark colored tarantulas for the same reason. "Lighter ones show up better."

    :p

    Love the Valtro. Sweeeeet trigger!
     
  6. Gewehr98

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    Still trying to amortize the purchase with pics, Sven?

    ;)
     
  7. Oleg Volk

    Oleg Volk Moderator Emeritus

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    That Valtro is very reliable, has great trigger, sights worked much better than expected (the "rib" top of the slide helps) and overall worked as well as a full custom 1911. I'd carry it...except that I am too cheap to buy one.

    My Colt GM shot side by side with Valtro had a weird malfunction on the last shot (cartridge ended up sitting on top of the follower, with slide locked back) which was traced to weak springs in the ancient Pachmeyer 7-rd magazines. Any suggestions on getting replacements?
     
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    Love that countersunk end on the slide stop pin. Done even nicer than the one on my Professional. They make disassembly annoying, but it sure is one trick detail! :cool:
     
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    Ooooh!

    All the TN people got to see why we are all frothing at the mouth when someone talks about 1911s...
     
  11. Sven

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    Oleg's comments make me want to start a "Buy Oleg a Valtro" thread... ;)
     
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    Sigh...

    I can see I'm going to need to give Oleg some trigger time on my Professional and my Baer, as well as my lightly tuned Stainless Loaded and V-10. He probably just hasn't spent enough time with good 1911's yet... :cool:
     
  13. Oleg Volk

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    Professional was very accurate but its grip feels like a file! I'd like to try your other variants though.

    Valtro needs that Tucker HF1 -- that holster makes my "Strong" brand belt slide feel cheap by comparison...though it wasn't.
     
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    That's kinda the point. ;) Sure, you may leave DNA samples on the gun when you shoot it, but it ain't gonna shift in your grip. :D
     
  15. Oleg Volk

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    That's a solution looking either for a problem or for an idle masochist ;)
     
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    ...or maybe Oleg needs some callouses on his mitts. ;)
     
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    Better check in on that with Runt :)


    I have seen a couple of Oleg's tarantula photos... ick ick ick!
    Grey, Black, or red haired the photos all make me wana check under my bed before goin to sleep.

    Charles
     
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