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Forum: The M1911 in Self Defense

Whatever concerns the usage of the 1911 in self defense, goes in this forum. This is NOT the proper forum to discuss how to use a shotgun for self-defense or which are the best karate kicks. M1911 content only.

  1.   Sticky Threads  

  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Condition One: Dangerous?

    Started by 1911Tuner, 2nd January 2008 18:53
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    15th June 2008, 18:06 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Condition 2 or 3 are not good?

    Started by Frank, 1st October 2007 19:46
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,349
    1st October 2007, 19:46 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

  1. Spring weights for a 5" defensive M1911-A1?

    Started by rustymusket, 21st February 2017 20:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 303
    22nd February 2017, 19:04 Go to last post
  2. You guys who carry 2 or 3 magazines every day

    Started by geoffreyt, 8th November 2016 16:07
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,118
    25th November 2016, 17:33 Go to last post
  3. Magazines, how many to carry and how many rounds?

    Started by danriverboy, 19th November 2016 09:55
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 209
    19th November 2016, 20:35 Go to last post
  4. CCW with a 10 round mag?

    Started by phydaux, 21st November 2015 12:40
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 691
    17th November 2016, 21:45 Go to last post
  5. nomenclature of "condition one"

    Started by perimedik, 28th March 2015 06:46
    condition one
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,821
    8th December 2015, 17:17 Go to last post
  6. Hat trick

    Started by horse 91-A1, 21st July 2015 16:40
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,736
    6th August 2015, 11:20 Go to last post
  7. Condition 1 sear failure?

    Started by Jux, 2nd August 2015 16:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,045
    4th August 2015, 06:59 Go to last post
  8. Is the 1911 reliable in 9mm?

    Started by Willieboy, 30th June 2015 10:00
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 970
    24th July 2015, 14:39 Go to last post
  9. Who carries a full 5" 1911 concealed?

    Started by BluedSteelCharisma, 25th January 2011 20:32
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 122
    • Views: 32,417
    13th July 2015, 20:17 Go to last post
  10. MIM Parts

    Started by Willieboy, 4th July 2015 11:54
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 791
    4th July 2015, 15:18 Go to last post
  11. TRP For Home Defense?

    Started by 1st45, 2nd July 2013 21:33
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,202
    6th November 2014, 16:06 Go to last post
  12. Something I didn't know, do you?

    Started by Major Tom, 1st July 2013 17:05
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 6,775
    14th September 2014, 16:49 Go to last post
  13. Do you "top off" your carry gun?

    Started by hackman, 7th July 2010 13:50
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 16
    • Replies: 156
    • Views: 24,068
    27th August 2014, 21:57 Go to last post
  14. 1911 barrel length preference

    Started by dwnash, 24th December 2012 21:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,008
    27th June 2014, 14:37 Go to last post
  15. 3 inch 1911s unreliable?

    Started by Oldjarhead, 25th August 2012 18:36
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 85
    • Views: 14,684
    4th May 2014, 17:07 Go to last post
  16. 1911 hammer down with chamber loaded is safe for series 80?

    Started by wilgin, 21st April 2012 09:08
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 9,358
    10th February 2014, 19:26 Go to last post
  17. Moved: Illinois concealed carry

    Started by grumpyoldman, 23rd November 2013 09:35
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  18. Moved: Getting a 1911 and soliciting your advice...

    Started by Aventurero, 23rd November 2013 09:35
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  19. Moved: 14 round M1911 magazine?

    Started by Troy S., 23rd November 2013 09:35
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  20. Moved: Mixing defensive ammo in the culture of "ammo scarcity"

    Started by s3ar, 23rd November 2013 09:35
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