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Postby chevy98z71 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:52 am

i bought a colt gold cup trophy mk 1V / series 80 last month in oct.my question is ....is this gun good for self defense?mainly for protecting my home and family.
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Postby Will_Carry » Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:40 am

The Colt 1911 has been protecting Americans for 100 years.

Get some good self defense ammo and you have a great home defense gun. I have a Colt series 80 with Crimson Trace laser grips. Great weapon. Any pistol with a Horsey on the slide is good to go. It will retain it's value over time too.
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Postby robalan » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:46 pm

If you practice your home is safe. That is a great looking gun too.
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Postby tigwelder56 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:11 am

The Gold Cup is an excellent sidearm. It was one of the first custom 1911's available. I think it was responsible for starting the craze of custom 1911 jobs. I could be wrong but it's the first high end .45's I remember. It's a sweet pistol that should last you a lifetime and protect you and your family with ease! Just do as mentioned, get some training and practice until it becomes second nature. Enjoy that beautiful pistol and good luck!!
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Postby razr » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:34 pm

Make sure you practice with it. Getting up at at 2 AM because you heard a noise is one thing, protecting your family is a whole different ball of wax when your heart is pumping at 300 beats a second. Consider a 12 ga pump.
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