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Thread: FireStorm made in Phil

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    FireStorm made in Phil

    Seems like a lot of guns from phils are well made........ I have one of the new FireStorm and have been testing it for some time.... no FTF , or FTE after 500 rds.... seems all parts are standard 1911.....

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    the people in the philippines are so attached and familiar with the 1911 pistols that in fact they can manufacture units in their backyard. i wouldn't be surprised if a decent manufacturer can cough up very good specimens
    Colt made the 1911 tradition. Norinco made it more popular because of the price.

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    Right on niceone...the manufacturers of 1911s and other guns in the Philippines are: Armscor, Shooters Arms, Metro Arms and the backyard industries mostly revolvers though.

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    You should see some of the guns that were customized locally there. Really nice. Maybe San Jose could post some pics, ;-).

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    ah yes. the customizations in that country can give very good competition for vickers, heinie, ed brown, wilson and more. man. those customizations will cost you and arm and the whole you. but the cost in that country is dirt cheap. very good gunsmiths in that part of the world
    Colt made the 1911 tradition. Norinco made it more popular because of the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alcoy
    You should see some of the guns that were customized locally there. Really nice. Maybe San Jose could post some pics, ;-).

    Sent you a PM.

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