9mm 1911? (Read 8695 times)

DWCOOPER

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2013, 08:21:59 PM »
I dabbled with this question a few times and I came to the conclusion that the 1911 in 9mm is great for a couple of practical purpose.s  Cost.....no brainer here.  I can shoot more for less than a standard 1911.  Practice.....I even use a 22 conversion on my 1911 to practice.

BLUF: It's up to you!

macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2013, 08:54:13 PM »
so did you get one, or stick to the .22 conversion?

which one did you get?

I dabbled with this question a few times and I came to the conclusion that the 1911 in 9mm is great for a couple of practical purpose.s  Cost.....no brainer here.  I can shoot more for less than a standard 1911.  Practice.....I even use a 22 conversion on my 1911 to practice.

BLUF: It's up to you!

tundah

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #22 on: May 22, 2013, 09:15:11 PM »
Why would you want a 1911 in 9mm, when you can buy a Browning Hi Power?

macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #23 on: May 22, 2013, 09:28:10 PM »
when i google searched it, that seemed to be the most popular answer

Why would you want a 1911 in 9mm, when you can buy a Browning Hi Power?

tundah

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2013, 10:53:48 PM »
when i google searched it, that seemed to be the most popular answer

Make sense.

Aegis808

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2013, 06:00:44 AM »
It is no coincidence that JMB made the Browning Hi Power after the 1911.

doubletap

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2013, 12:10:22 PM »
I carry a Springfield EMP (Enhanced Micro Pistol). I also practice with it and haven't had any malfunctions. It is a 1911 re-engineered for 9mm.

DWCOOPER

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2013, 02:59:46 PM »
so did you get one, or stick to the .22 conversion?

which one did you get?

I have both of them!

macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2013, 04:39:38 PM »
which 9mm 1911 did you get?
good/bad?

I have both of them!

BananaClip

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2013, 05:10:05 PM »
I own a 1911 in 45acp....but I say BUY IT!!!!! If that's what you want, get it..... that's what I do.......

If you don't want it you can always sell it..... Go for it macsak! :thumbsup:
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DWCOOPER

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2013, 07:38:28 PM »
which 9mm 1911 did you get?
good/bad?

Night Hawk Custom 9mm Falcon (Commander Slide) and the NHC 22 conversion.

Unfortunately, I have owned/used STI (EAGLE), Kimber (TAC PRO II), Spring Field (EMP), and Dan Wesson (POINTMAN) in 9mm using the 1911 platform.  All are great but I wanted something out of the box that had all the bells and whistles I was looking for with out having to stray from my 1911 platforms that are 45 caliber.  This was the best compromised after speaking to one of our local gunsmiths (former SWAT Commander and 29 years LEO experience) in the mainland.  We had a lengthy conversation about how most people succumb to the rambling of internet commandos who love to express their ideas without backing it up from extensive experience and hands down acceptable knowledge. Pick your poison there are a lot of us out here. LOL

I came to a conclusion that it would have been cheaper to spend the cash on the NHC 9mm for my situation.  45 is just too expensive for me and we had about 7k round of 9mm to blow off for this season. I am sure there will be people who will say that I am nuts but after 10 years of handling the 1911's, I am just accustomed to the trigger, mechanics, etc. 

I pleasantly surprised when I shot a pepper popper at 100 yards right out of the box at our local range! 3 out of four hits is not bad.  Yes there is some skill set involved but it did not happen overnight.

All I can say is that you need to find out what's your objective fit.  I believe Hawaii is challenged when it comes to sampling guns before you can actually buy it.  I hope what ever you purchase is based on you criteria instead of trusting a bunch of internet commandos like my self. LOL

Good luck guy!

michalebsdad

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #32 on: May 28, 2013, 12:07:28 AM »
Say "45" again! Say! "45"! again! I dare you! I double-dare you, motherfucker! Say "45" one more goddamn time!


I want a Star Model B.

 :rofl: :rofl:

macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #33 on: July 17, 2013, 01:08:35 PM »
wait, you go to the range on thursdays?
what time?
i hear dentists have thursdays off

I regularly shoot the sti 1911 9mm every other thursday at the range. blasphemy maybe, but its a sweet shooter affordable ammo in these times what else do i need to say i love it!

bushidoaa808

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #34 on: July 17, 2013, 01:56:44 PM »
First: a 1911 should be 45 ACP. (there I got that out of the way)
Second: I have a 1911 in 9mm....I'm guilty as charged!

For me it was all about economics. Shooting 45 ACP in a basic pistol certification course is not good business sense. I had one of my Kimber's converted to 9mm so I can have one standard caliber to teach class with. It has made my classes more efficient and more focused on action rather than caliber or power. Nice side note: the gun shoots really well! Very nice groups and very reliable, using everything from 115gr factory loads to handloaded 124gr JHPs (works best with the 124gr. heads).

macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #35 on: July 17, 2013, 03:21:09 PM »
is there a kit to convert a 1911 to 9mm?
i knew there is a .22lr one, but i didn't know there was a 9mm

First: a 1911 should be 45 ACP. (there I got that out of the way)
Second: I have a 1911 in 9mm....I'm guilty as charged!

For me it was all about economics. Shooting 45 ACP in a basic pistol certification course is not good business sense. I had one of my Kimber's converted to 9mm so I can have one standard caliber to teach class with. It has made my classes more efficient and more focused on action rather than caliber or power. Nice side note: the gun shoots really well! Very nice groups and very reliable, using everything from 115gr factory loads to handloaded 124gr JHPs (works best with the 124gr. heads).

bushidoaa808

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #36 on: July 17, 2013, 04:20:31 PM »
is there a kit to convert a 1911 to 9mm?
i knew there is a .22lr one, but i didn't know there was a 9mm
No kit. Had to send it off to Kimber. Basically they used the slide and receiver, and sent the gun back to me with an extra box full of the other parts and barrel. It was cheaper than buying a 9mm 1911. After the conversion, I actually bought a Kimber 9mm. So I guess I didn't save any money. Lol!

flaboy808

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #37 on: July 17, 2013, 07:34:02 PM »
wait, you go to the range on thursdays?
what time?
i hear dentists have thursdays off

Yeah, what time?!!!
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macsak

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #38 on: July 17, 2013, 07:40:46 PM »

flaboy808

Re: 9mm 1911?
« Reply #39 on: July 17, 2013, 08:51:39 PM »
thursdays- don't you have to "work"?
:D

Not counting this week, my Thursdays and Fridays are very flexible. 
The Supreme Court has ruled that you, as an individual, have no right to protection by the police. Their only obligation is to protect "society".