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Old 09-27-2011, 03:12 AM   #11
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I think you're comparing apples to oranges.

You can get 3....well 2 1/2 Colts for your average Nighthawk.

PM JD and ask him how much he needed to to mortgage for his kit:
Nighthawk makes a nice pistol, just not my style. If I've got over $2K in my pocket, I'm going to see Les Baer or possibly Volkmann for my pistol. But I can't seem to get the gun budget up that high before spending it on one or two other guns. I've got a revolver itch right now that is causing problems with increasing my 1911 collection.
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Old 09-27-2011, 02:56 PM   #12
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Nighthawk makes a nice pistol, just not my style. If I've got over $2K in my pocket, I'm going to see Les Baer or possibly Volkmann for my pistol. But I can't seem to get the gun budget up that high before spending it on one or two other guns. I've got a revolver itch right now that is causing problems with increasing my 1911 collection.
I know what you mean it will take a lot for me to save that much. There are a few cheaper pistols that I still want.
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I have a nighthawk and a wilson. They are almost the same gun. Guys at nighthawk came from wilson. With that said, I absolutly love my wilson cqb compact. The nighthawks will run you more coin. Be ready for a 6 month wait for both companies.
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What you could do is buy a lesser expensive 1911 of your choice and upgrade it to be to your liking
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What you could do is buy a lesser expensive 1911 of your choice and upgrade it to be to your liking
Thats what i did, i bought a HS 1911A1 and had it upgraded with all Ed Brown parts "except for the hammer and sear, they are cylinder and slide" i would put it against a colt or SA any day of the week
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I know a guy that looks for worn out Colts that he can buy really cheap. Sends them to Wilson to be rebuilt & mods installed. Ends up having about the same $$$ in it as if he'd bought a new one. But, it's one just like he wants it & tuned to the nth degree!
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To each his own. I will stick with my Rock Islands.
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