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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 19:53
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    15th June 2008, 19:06 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Condition 2 or 3 are not good?

    Started by Frank, 1st October 2007 20:46
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,958
    1st October 2007, 20:46 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

  1. Red dot on 1911 carry

    Started by Jimhp01, 5th November 2020 18:28
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 146
    22nd November 2020, 09:00 Go to last post
  2. 1911 9mm

    Started by LeeR1911, 4th July 2020 20:07
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 434
    7th July 2020, 20:51 Go to last post
  3. Cocked and locked or not?

    Started by Poohgyrr, 21st July 2018 15:59
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    1911, cocked and locked
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 5,080
    12th April 2020, 13:18 Go to last post
  4. Slide stop or slide release? Drop or rack the slide?

    Started by Hawkmoon, 23rd September 2018 10:42
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,560
    1st April 2020, 16:10 Go to last post
  5. CCW with a 10 round mag?

    Started by phydaux, 21st November 2015 13:40
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,981
    31st March 2018, 23:21 Go to last post
  6. Spring weights for a 5" defensive M1911-A1?

    Started by rustymusket, 21st February 2017 21:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,221
    22nd February 2017, 20:04 Go to last post
  7. You guys who carry 2 or 3 magazines every day

    Started by geoffreyt, 8th November 2016 17:07
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,859
    25th November 2016, 18:33 Go to last post
  8. Magazines, how many to carry and how many rounds?

    Started by danriverboy, 19th November 2016 10:55
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,047
    19th November 2016, 21:35 Go to last post
  9. nomenclature of "condition one"

    Started by perimedik, 28th March 2015 07:46
    condition one
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,818
    8th December 2015, 18:17 Go to last post
  10. Hat trick

    Started by horse 91-A1, 21st July 2015 17:40
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,923
    6th August 2015, 12:20 Go to last post
  11. Condition 1 sear failure?

    Started by Jux, 2nd August 2015 17:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,208
    4th August 2015, 07:59 Go to last post
  12. Is the 1911 reliable in 9mm?

    Started by Willieboy, 30th June 2015 11:00
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,942
    24th July 2015, 15:39 Go to last post
  13. Who carries a full 5" 1911 concealed?

    Started by BluedSteelCharisma, 25th January 2011 21:32
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 122
    • Views: 38,276
    13th July 2015, 21:17 Go to last post
  14. MIM Parts

    Started by Willieboy, 4th July 2015 12:54
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,531
    4th July 2015, 16:18 Go to last post
  15. TRP For Home Defense?

    Started by 1st45, 2nd July 2013 22:33
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,079
    6th November 2014, 17:06 Go to last post
  16. Something I didn't know, do you?

    Started by Major Tom, 1st July 2013 18:05
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 9,124
    14th September 2014, 17:49 Go to last post
  17. Do you "top off" your carry gun?

    Started by hackman, 7th July 2010 14:50
    16 Pages
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    • Replies: 156
    • Views: 28,800
    27th August 2014, 22:57 Go to last post
  18. 1911 barrel length preference

    Started by dwnash, 24th December 2012 22:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,779
    27th June 2014, 15:37 Go to last post
  19. 3 inch 1911s unreliable?

    Started by Oldjarhead, 25th August 2012 19:36
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 85
    • Views: 18,648
    4th May 2014, 18:07 Go to last post
  20. 1911 hammer down with chamber loaded is safe for series 80?

    Started by wilgin, 21st April 2012 10:08
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 12,353
    10th February 2014, 20:26 Go to last post

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