Happy 1911 day

Today in history
Feb 14th is the day that the us patent office gave John Moses Browning the patent on the 1911 pistol

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:heart_eyes: Ahhhh the 1911. Valentines should move to a new day.

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I knew there was a reason why I had the urge to buy my wife flowers today.
Now I remember what that reason was.

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That is convenient.

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Happy 1911 day!
Ruger SR 1911.
Rock Island Armory 1911.
I have a Mechtech ccu that i put on the Rock occasionally.

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You think if I tell my wife it’s Happy 1911 day she will buy me one? NO

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That is not how it works. You buy HER one. Then you use it.

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I agree with @Mosinvirus . Buy her one then tell her your just taking it to the range to “break it in” and “tune it”. :slight_smile:

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Are you happy with the MechTech overall? Any negatives? I have considered buying a Glock version for a long time, but for some reason I never hit the “buy now” button.

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I had problems with cheap 1911 mags hanging up on the bolt and causing an FTE.
Works fine using Wilson combat or Ruger mags.
Mags with a rounded cutout on the follower.
The el cheapo flat followers got hit and munched by the bolt.
45 ACP does gain a little from the carbine but not as much as 9mm.
If I had it to do over, I’d get the 460 Rowland ccu for 1911.

The Ccu is very heavy but a tack driver.
If you run out of bullets you could surely kill zombies with the ccu alone.
It gets dirty quickly being a blowback design.
It is indestructible.
It is made in Montana.
It is expensive compared to a true cabine.
There is .22 lr recoil shooting 45 acp with this ccu.
I am happy I bought it.
But it would not be the system I chose to go to war with.
It is a novelty.
Cool.
But a novelty in my opinion.

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Long live the 1911 platforum.

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Mechtech CCU on 1911.
The interesting thing about a CCU is you could get it in 45 acp as seen here or 460 Rowland which can also shoot 45 ACP.
Though they recommend more frequent cleaning.
I didn’t own a Glock at the time but had 2 1911’s, so i got a ccu for the 1911.
I think the advantage is; getting a crisp 1911 single action trigger on a carbine.
The bull barrel of the ccu is a tack driver.




It is an accessory to your 1911, not a firearm.
So it ships through the mail.
I just slid it together, not even bothering to slide the pin in it.
Took me less than 30 seconds to go from 1911 pistol to 1911 carbine.

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Oh that’s some cool shit there.

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Wow @Matt, now THAT is badass. Are they still made?

edit
Oh they most certainly are. Check this out. Might have to get one for the Glock 20!

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