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Posted: 12/14/2013 2:36:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2013 6:26:28 PM EDT by KA3B]
Passed on the deal
Thanks to the guy who passed along the pricing info.

Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:37:52 PM EDT
What's it have for sights? Groove on the top?
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:38:26 PM EDT
Worth it? Depends on what the offer was.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:39:16 PM EDT
How much $?
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:39:44 PM EDT
I have heard many good things, but never saw one at a price that I felt was right.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:40:18 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By ToledoXJ:
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More like a channel, but yeah...






Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:40:53 PM EDT
As a new Lightweight Commander owner, I say yes.






Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:42:04 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By ToledoXJ:
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Groove on the top.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:42:26 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Armed_RN:
How much $?
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Under MSRP, that's all I can say.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:43:22 PM EDT
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Its sho' is purdy, I know that much.

ETA: though Im not going to lie, for something that size I would rather have a 9mm, and for a 9mm 1911 that size I would rather have an EMP, but if I was set on .45 I would get that in a heartbeat if it suited my needs.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:44:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2013 2:48:29 PM EDT by Moose]
What is MSRP?

eta: My brother got one from a buddy for $600, he loves it.
Hasn't had any problems so far.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:49:31 PM EDT
No. Buy an EMP.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:52:03 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Pony151515:
Its sho' is purdy, I know that much.

ETA: though Im not going to lie, for something that size I would rather have a 9mm, and for a 9mm 1911 that size I would rather have an EMP, but if I was set on .45 I would get that in a heartbeat if it suited my needs.
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This.

I have this...


Fantastic gun.  I don't love the size in .45 either. I'd shoot one first before you Fo.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:55:23 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By KA3B:


Under MSRP, that's all I can say.
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By Armed_RN:
How much $?


Under MSRP, that's all I can say.


They made you sing a non-disclosure agreement?
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 2:56:26 PM EDT
The bottom one is a New Agent. It came from the factory with XS sights instead of the trench sights. I had a Wilson beavertail added. I carry it often, used it through a couple draw/shoot classes. Love it.

Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:01:13 PM EDT
I like Commanders.

in 45

Hermann
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:05:40 PM EDT
my father had one. trigger was light as hell. he took it to a gunsmith. trigger broke at 2.8lbs. he traded it in and bought a kris V
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:05:50 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By TradWoodsman:
The bottom one is a New Agent. It came from the factory with XS sights instead of the trench sights. I had a Wilson beavertail added. I carry it often, used it through a couple draw/shoot classes. Love it.
<a href="http://s65.photobucket.com/user/rnorris/media/IMG_0041.jpg.html" target="_blank">http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/rnorris/IMG_0041.jpg</a>
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I don't think it's a New Agent, it's probably a Defender.
I don't see how they could install sights on the New Agent.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:06:59 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By LifeBoatDriver:

They made you sing a non-disclosure agreement?
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Originally Posted By LifeBoatDriver:
Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By Armed_RN:
How much $?

Under MSRP, that's all I can say.

They made you sing a non-disclosure agreement?


Yea, it's top secret too.    
The owner asked me not to say what it is.

Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:41:22 PM EDT
So, how are we supposed to know if it's worth it or not?
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:42:40 PM EDT
FO!
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:46:58 PM EDT
I have a Defender and really like it.

I say fo.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:48:49 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By KA3B:


Under MSRP, that's all I can say.
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By Armed_RN:
How much $?


Under MSRP, that's all I can say.


Why is your offer some big secret?
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 3:57:55 PM EDT
Love my New Agent but if could do over would probably get Defender with sights.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 4:36:33 PM EDT
Price????

I kind of like them, depending on the cost.  My grail is a Detonics Combat Master at a reasonable price.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 4:42:25 PM EDT
Where is the rest of it
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:00:32 PM EDT
I have a New Agent.  It's a good pistol and I practice with it about once a month.

Like the poster above, if I had it to do over again, I would

Make sure this New Agent has the recall work done if it needs it. The recall will fix the recoil spring guide pad.  It needs fixing, if your pistol is in the serial number range.

http://www.coltsmfg.com/CustomerServices/RepairRefinish/RecallRequest.aspx

A defective guide pad WILL break under repeated firing and the pieces will jam the pistol up, making it difficult to disassemble and diagnose.  Ask me how I know.  
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:35:46 PM EDT
I regret selling mine.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:41:18 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By KA3B:


Yea, it's top secret too.    
The owner asked me not to say what it is.

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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By LifeBoatDriver:
Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By Armed_RN:
How much $?

Under MSRP, that's all I can say.

They made you sing a non-disclosure agreement?


Yea, it's top secret too.    
The owner asked me not to say what it is.




Why? Not like I'm going in there and asking for a price match.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:42:35 PM EDT



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Originally Posted By Ken914:




I have a New Agent.  It's a good pistol and I practice with it about once a month.
Like the poster above, if I had it to do over again, I would
Make sure this New Agent has the recall work done if it needs it. The recall will fix the recoil spring guide pad.  It needs fixing, if your pistol is in the serial number range.
http://www.coltsmfg.com/CustomerServices/RepairRefinish/RecallRequest.aspx
A defective guide pad WILL break under repeated firing and the pieces will jam the pistol up, making it difficult to disassemble and diagnose.  Ask me how I know.  
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Never had a breakage, but did get the recall taken care of, and I concur with Ken's assessment.

























 
 
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:43:25 PM EDT
meh doesn;t tickle my fancy. I like my 1911 full size or not at all
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 5:57:53 PM EDT



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meh doesn;t tickle my fancy. I like my 1911 full size or not at all
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It depends on what I'm wearing or doing.










I know there is a significant difference between the two, when using the same belt and holster, I won't even notice the alloy-framed OACP 10 hours later, where the steel frame Gov't model will always make its presence known.


















 
 
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 6:17:08 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By KA3B:


I don't think it's a New Agent, it's probably a Defender.
I don't see how they could install sights on the New Agent.
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By TradWoodsman:
The bottom one is a New Agent. It came from the factory with XS sights instead of the trench sights. I had a Wilson beavertail added. I carry it often, used it through a couple draw/shoot classes. Love it.
<a href="http://s65.photobucket.com/user/rnorris/media/IMG_0041.jpg.html" target="_blank">http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/rnorris/IMG_0041.jpg</a>


I don't think it's a New Agent, it's probably a Defender.
I don't see how they could install sights on the New Agent.


Yep. It's a New Agent.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 6:22:27 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By TradWoodsman:
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You got a TALO New Agent XS.
That's how you have sights on your New Agent.
Nice.


Link Posted: 12/14/2013 6:34:49 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By KA3B:


You got a TALO New Agent XS.
That's how you have sights on your New Agent.
Nice.

http://www.taloinc.com/images/NewAgent.jpg
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By TradWoodsman:
Yep. It's a New Agent.


You got a TALO New Agent XS.
That's how you have sights on your New Agent.
Nice.

http://www.taloinc.com/images/NewAgent.jpg



Yessir. I changed out the grips.
Link Posted: 12/14/2013 6:44:18 PM EDT
I like my New Agent for what it is, a compact, large caliber handgun.  It's not that much fun to shoot but it fills a role that its big brothers cannot.
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