Springfield Endurance Test Guns

5-Jul-12 – 19:07 by ToddG

One step closer: the guns are at my local gun shop and now await Maryland’s mandatory waiting period. If all goes according to plan, first shots will go down range on Friday the 13th…

Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

  1. 17 Responses to “Springfield Endurance Test Guns”

  2. Maryland sucks!

    By ford.304 on Jul 5, 2012

  3. Nice blaster!

    By Shawn Knight on Jul 5, 2012

  4. Hmmm Friday the 13th? Maybe you should wait until Saturday. :-)

    By Scott Allen on Jul 5, 2012

  5. Never thought I’d see the day. Hope it works out, dude. Are you sticking with the wood stocks?

    By gtmtnbiker98 on Jul 5, 2012

  6. gtmt — Negative. I’ve already got two sets of Crimson Trace Master Series grips here waiting for the guns.

    By ToddG on Jul 5, 2012

  7. Can I change my guess for first failure to 1? It would be fitting for Friday the 13th.

    By Dropkick on Jul 5, 2012

  8. I was unaware you lived in MD. That makes the fact that you have a carry permit all the more impressive.

    By Jesse on Jul 5, 2012

  9. I do not see this pistol on their website. Is it a new model they are going to introduce???

    By JasonV on Jul 5, 2012

  10. Oops I found it…

    By JasonV on Jul 5, 2012

  11. I must have missed it somewhere – There are multiple guns this time?

    By Kevin on Jul 5, 2012

  12. Dropkick — Someone already guessed “1” very early on…

    Kevin — I always get two: a test gun and a backup. My plan is to verify both guns are suitably reliable for carry and then pick one for the test gun, leaving the other to serve in the event the test gun fails for some reason.

    By ToddG on Jul 6, 2012

  13. Good luck! I truly look forward to the results of this test.

    By DocGKR on Jul 6, 2012

  14. Oooooo. That’s peeeerrrrrty. I can’t wait for the testing!

    By GhettoSmack on Jul 6, 2012

  15. Todd:

    Is the purpose of the Maryland waiting period to allow you to tease us with fragmentary photos of your new pistol?

    By SteveJ on Jul 6, 2012

  16. SteveJ — Yes, that’s it exactly. Because I’m certainly patient enough to wait quietly for my two brand new custom shop 1911s…

    By ToddG on Jul 6, 2012

  17. Fiber front sight on a carry gun. I shoot IPSC and somtime the fiber dissapear. I dont stopp shot beacuse of it but …

    By faksen on Jul 6, 2012

  18. It’s Friday the 13th. Are you up yet at the range and shooting it?

    Just kidding. Good luck when you get the chance.

    :)

    By PC Geek Shooter on Jul 13, 2012

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