If these are to be self defense pistols, 100% reliability is the important thing. Accuracy should be sufficient for defensive range.
If they are not 100% reliable, they can be made so.
I'm of the mindset that you will be satisfied with both. That satisfaction may lead you to buy a "more refined" 1911 in the future.
"Obama has ordered the launching of more Tomahawk cruise missiles than All the other Nobel Peace Prize winners combined."