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Posted: 5/27/2003 7:12:11 PM EST
Just curious, I've never heard of one but if you have are there pics?
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:22:44 PM EST
I've seen countless 1911 Ja-jams.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:23:25 PM EST
Sir, 1911's do NOT kaboom. I have, however, seen aluminum frames crack in appear around the slide stop hole.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:24:51 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:25:40 PM EST
My gunsmith has a collection of 3 cracked slides.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:27:51 PM EST
Back in the early days of IPSC I saw quite a few 1911 kabooms. All of them were due to major power factor loads in the original 38 Super setup, which used an unsupported chamber. Once the gunsmiths and manufacturers went to supported chambers and ramped barrels, the 38 Super kabooms went away.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 7:27:56 PM EST
There is the Springfield SS ones that the slide fractures.....
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 8:05:21 PM EST
Interesting, I was just reading about one of the infamous Glock KB's & wondered (you know, the old 1911 vs. everything else) if the 1911 ever did that. Personally, I'm a complete 1911 fan & don't like Glocks (I don't hate them, they are still guns after all). I've never heard of a problem other than jams from a 1911 but my experience is a bit limited.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 8:06:57 PM EST
Originally Posted By triburst1: I've seen countless 1911 Ja-jams.
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Any particular kind of jam? I know that 1911's are vulnerable to poor shooters (Limp Wristing), but I've never seen, first hand, any others.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 8:11:09 PM EST
the 45ACP is a relatively low pressure round so it is reliable and easy on your 1911.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 9:47:27 PM EST
Originally Posted By gaspain: the 45ACP is a relatively low pressure round so it is reliable and easy on your 1911.
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What he said. And it's worth noting that 1911s will not float. [;D]
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 11:49:14 PM EST
No but ive seen one with a worn sear go FULL AUTO guy slams home a new mag boom ZIIIIIIIIIIIP as it went thru the mag in less then a second.
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