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Old 09-04-2006, 07:41 AM   #1
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G17, Springer, and Para 14

Well, I finally made it to the range yesterday with the Glock 17, Springfield 1911A1, and the Para-Ordnance 14. I screwed up and only took Winchester White Box 115gr 9mm and Winchester White Box 230gr 45acp ammunition. All shooting was done at 12 yards from a bench in a nice indoor range.

The Glock had no malfunctions at all and it shot to the point of aim. The groups were nothing to write home about but you would not want to stand in front of this pistol. After shooting it I am sure the problem is the 5-pound trigger. I love 1911s and the trigger on the Glock 17 makes you wish it had a 1911 trigger configuration. I wonder what I should do to improve the trigger or do they break in with use?

Glock 17:

The next weapon fired was the Springer 1911A1 that I put together. This pistol effortlessly put all rounds into a
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Old 09-04-2006, 08:54 AM   #2
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G17, Springer, and Para 14

Hi Richard,

Thank you for the comparative report!

The SA is sure one fine looking 1911 with the mods you have made.

On the Glock Trigger, buy a 3.5# disconnector to reduce the weight of the pull or just keep plain shooting it!

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