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Old 06-21-2013, 02:35 PM   #51
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I have a Springfield Mil.Spec.great shooting gun. Just had anew beavertail,hammer and trigger work done. Then got the .460 Rowland conversion added with a Cerakoting. This thing is a beast now. Great shooting very accurate and more than enough power. With the compensator the gun fires like a standard .45. Great gun.
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I have a Springfield Mil.Spec.great shooting gun. Just had anew beavertail,hammer and trigger work done. Then got the .460 Rowland conversion added with a Cerakoting. This thing is a beast now. Great shooting very accurate and more than enough power. With the compensator the gun fires like a standard .45. Great gun.
+1 on the Mil-Spec. Great shooter and no failures in 500 rounds. I've just swapped the trigger so far, hammer and beavertail are next,
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Which is the Best its up to how it feels and handles to the individual I have a Springfield,Ruger,Colt mod 80 and Kimber Grand Raptor love em all!
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I just got a great deal on a Sig 1911 fastback. It was about $450 under book and its NIB I couldn't pass it up but I haven't heard much on the Sig's 1911 has anybody had any experience with it?
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:28 PM   #55
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A highly accurate and reliable 1911 like a Glock? How about buying a Glock? But then a Glock is like a plug-and-play appliance and not something exotic to pass on as an heirloom.

A tuned Wilson Combat, Nighthawk Custom, Les Baer, Ed Brown, or an STI, for slightly less, would be highly accurate.

But a highly accurate boutique 1911 isn't always the most reliable. Like a fine exotic car it has tight tolerances (hand fitted, tight slide to frame, no rattling) and does not like going 2000 rounds without a cleaning.

If it's an heirloom to pass on then I would stick with a traditional name like Colt or even Springfield in a basic G.I. model. Classics will never go out of style.

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Colt for me....
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I've got a Colt an Ed Brown and several Kimbers. My go to favorite is my Kimber Tactical Entry II. It's dead nuts accurate and absolutely reliable. I've used almost nothing but my own lead cast bullets and I still have yet to clean it and it has never had a malfunction.
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I've got a Kimber Custom II that has been great. Real easy shooter, great accuracy, shoots any ammo I can find and hasn't malfunctioned yet.

I was on the fence between a Ruger and the Kimber and Im really happy I got the Custom II.
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If im going to get a 1911 i think i would go for a colt
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If im going to get a 1911 i think i would go for a colt
Don't spend less than a grand or you're just buying a name. They're made by the UAW. I hope that didn't ruffle too many feathers.
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