Those 1911 manufacturers who did not have a decent 1911 are gone.
Look at warranties of each before you buy. Kimber has a 1 year limited.
Colt must be doing something right for the number of years they have been in the 1911 business (they would have killed the 1911 line if their product was not good.)
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