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hq357 05-08-2013 06:58 PM

Which 1911s have a good reputation?
I would like to purchase a 1911 one day but i will only purchase 1 what is a good make/brand that will be reliable accurate and last a long time with proper care? i would like to be able to pass it on if i ever have kids. It has to be rock solid reliable almost like a glock ;)

ScottA 05-08-2013 07:53 PM

God forgive you mentioning Glock in your question. On to the answer...

Colt, Springfield, Remington, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Dan Wesson.

That's the start of the list. I'll let others add to it. There are a lot of companies out there making some very good 1911's. Everything from Rock Island Armory on the low end of the price range to Les Baer on the higher end.

Ultimate_sig 05-08-2013 08:18 PM

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Sig Sauer's 1911 is top notch. You get quality, reliability, great parts, and they look sexy. I love mine. It can with 4 Mags, night sights, mag well and extended mag release.

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Squawk 05-08-2013 08:19 PM

I'd look for a Springfield Armory Mil-Spec 1911. Best bang for the buck. Should be able to find one for under $700.

limbkiller 05-08-2013 09:00 PM

I agree with ScottA but LB is far from the top end. Wilson, Nighthawk, and Guncrafter are more money and a little better. For a pass down gun Colt is my choice as I have 3 earmarked for my 3 grandsons so far. More kids means more Colts. :D

7point62 05-08-2013 09:05 PM

I've shot 1911s all my life and I love this one...Springfield Armory GI Champion 4", walnut grips, parkerized finish.

danf_fl 05-08-2013 09:09 PM

Ed Brown Special Forces

Ez2b 05-08-2013 09:14 PM

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I recommend the les bear top quality. yes you can pay more but why. obviously open up a big can of worms. but that's my two cents worth.

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DrumJunkie 05-08-2013 09:24 PM

There are tons of good 1911's. Even my (Oh God No) it's a Taurus has been flawless through thousands of rounds. I'm partial to Springfield mainly. Also Colt, Para Ord, Remington, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Dan Wesson, Smith and Wesson,RIA

I'm sure there are others that I'm just brain farting on at the moment.

PC167 05-08-2013 09:43 PM

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Originally Posted by ScottA (Post 1241000)
God forgive you mentioning Glock in your question. On to the answer...

Here you go....

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