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Thread: Colt's Rail Gun review discussion thread.

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    Colt's Rail Gun review discussion thread.

    Please use this thread to discuss the Colt's Rail Gun, as it appears in our review in our E-zine.
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    Excellent write-up, Steve.

    I'm giving considerable thought about getting another railed 1911, which would be the Colt Rail Gun. God forgive me, bit I've been working with a Glack 17 and a Surefire X300, I like the WML. Had a Smith 1911PD and it was a good pistol, it just didn't stick around.
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    OD, you should get on the bandwagon and go with the rail gun. I know you would really prefer the 2-toner. Ha! It is my favorite 1911. If I could only have one 1911, it would be the my 2 tone rail gun. I know you don't care for the 2 tone for some reason. I have told you and said it on past rail gun threads that this is the best of all the rail guns out there. I mean production rail guns. Kimber and Springers versions.
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    Good write up Steve. I'm glad to see the gun was fitted correctly and most of all it functioned as it should. I also agree about how sharp the edges are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USMC/8541
    OD, you should get on the bandwagon and go with the rail gun. I know you would really prefer the 2-toner. Ha! It is my favorite 1911. If I could only have one 1911, it would be the my 2 tone rail gun. I know you don't care for the 2 tone for some reason. I have told you and said it on past rail gun threads that this is the best of all the rail guns out there. I mean production rail guns. Kimber and Springers versions.
    While I can't speak for him; I'm willing to be that OD would like the Colt two tone rail gun fine if it had a stainless frame and blued slide.

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    Now, if only Colt would introduce a 1991 version of the rail gun (no front serrations, no undercut trigger guard), I'd be saving my lunch money.
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    Awesome work my friend. That is a very comprehensive review.

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    Thanks for the comprehensive review

    I appreciate your review and your sharing of the good and bad points of this fine pistol. Thanks for pointing some of the areas that need improvement. I imagine that the sharp edges and rail would present some problems with a leather holster.

    Thanks again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FredBart
    I appreciate your review and your sharing of the good and bad points of this fine pistol. Thanks for pointing some of the areas that need improvement. I imagine that the sharp edges and rail would present some problems with a leather holster.

    Thanks again.
    While I agree with Steve; the afore mentioned improvents with exception to the sharp edges aren't necessarily improvements for everyone.

    The sharp edges outside the holster is what I don't like. What goes inside the holster doesn't matter to me; the holster will break in and clearance itself to the pistol over time. I just don't like getting poked in the back and side by the corners on the rear of the gun.


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    Compared to other rail guns Ive tested, on here and others that have passed through my hands over the last few years, Id rate this one a notch above any of the production models on the market. The overall feel, fitting of the parts, finish, along with more hands-on in its building than other makes, tell a person that Colt is still doing things right. The gun feels and shoots with a more solid feel to it.
    I came to the same conclusion.

    Thank you for that well written and informative review. It helped to affirm my choice of the Colt Rail Gun that I recently purchased, not that I needed any affirmation.

    Biker

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