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Old 10 November 2016, 14:05
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Originally Posted by Sharky View Post
If you shake a 1911 and it rattles and clacks, probably pretty reliable but not very accurate. If you shake it and hear nothing, probably a lot more accurate and a lot less reliable...LOL

Still love my 1911s. I carry a Glock.
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IIRC, the FBI tests show a .45 as a very high one shot stop caliber (meaning bad guy stops or is unable to continue). That said, my G23 has beautiful patina on the muzzle end from thousands of practiced presentations and re-holsters.
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