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Traded into a couple of 1911s today

JKPJKP Senior MemberNorth FloridaPosts: 2,678 Senior Member
I had a Mauser 98 Custom with a right hand thumb stock that I inherited. Nice rifle, but I shoot long guns left handed so it was a safe queen.

Traded today for a Ruger SR1911 Commander length and a SA 1911 National Match that's been cerakoted and had a fair amount of custom work done.

I'm happy with the trade and someone will get a lot more use out of that rifle than me!

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  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,291 Senior Member
    Nicely done!
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  • earlyearly Senior Member Thornton COPosts: 4,950 Senior Member
    Couple a nice pistols.
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  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 32,995 Senior Member
    Hey, nice pistolas. :guns: :guns:
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  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 22,429 Senior Member
    Great trade. I don't blame you, if I was left handed or shot left handed I'd have done that too. And even though I'm not a big hand gun guy, the 1911 is one that catches my interest. I have one SA SS in 45 ACP that I absolutely love. If you don't mind me asking what cartridge was the rifle chambered for?
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  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Between Ft Lauderdale and MiamiPosts: 12,564 Senior Member
    Very nice, Congrats
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  • LMLarsenLMLarsen Senior Member VirginiaPosts: 8,337 Senior Member
    Excellent!
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  • NNNN Senior Member NCPosts: 25,221 Senior Member
    Very nice, I really like the commander.
  • bobbyrlf3bobbyrlf3 Senior Member Renton, WashingtonPosts: 2,598 Senior Member
    Nice grab!!
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  • mosseybuckmosseybuck Member San Luis Valley, CoPosts: 566 Senior Member
    Good trade in my book. I really like the Ruger Commander.
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  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Colorado!Posts: 7,716 Senior Member
    You did very well! :yousuck:
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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 28,076 Senior Member
    Good trade!!
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  • bellcatbellcat Senior Member South DakotaPosts: 2,040 Senior Member
    Good lookn kids!
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  • wizard78wizard78 Senior Member Port St. Lucie, FloridaPosts: 1,004 Senior Member
    NN wrote: »
    Very nice, I really like the commander.

    :that:

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  • JKPJKP Senior Member North FloridaPosts: 2,678 Senior Member
    Thanks all. I'm already thinking about changing the grips on the SA - maybe an all black look with some VZ grips...
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Living in a van, down by the river.Posts: 14,039 Senior Member
    Looks good. That Springfield looks like an older model: the dustcover and front of the grip portion of the frame are a little more angular than you see in other 1911s.
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  • AxeAxe Member Sparta New JerseyPosts: 421 Member
    Sounds like a good trade to me. Ive had my eyes on a new 1911, and the SA is a sure thing. I have Kimber's to Colt's, but there is something about them SA's that are very attractive. Good luck buddy!
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,291 Senior Member
    JKP wrote: »
    Thanks all. I'm already thinking about changing the grips on the SA - maybe an all black look with some VZ grips...

    Look at Magpul 1911 grips...$20.00...can't go wrong...very grippy...
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