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Old 02-26-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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I have been trying to decide on which is the better investment. The stories of the plastic parts in the 1991 or the buying of a old design of gun that people tend to buy after market parts to update them (1911). Both guns our hard to find on a shelf. And both guns brand new our marked up 200 dollars above colts suggested list price. I've always wanted a gun that shoots farther then I can spit. The guns I have are for up close defense. You can'nt hit **** with them beyond five feet. I want a gun that will hold up over the years and retain its value. And of course easy to get replacement parts. Colt seems to be the best name out they're, and every gun shop is out of them all the time. So which is the better gun??? The 1911 or the 1991 with plastic internal parts.

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1911 all the way.

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Loved my 1991. Loved my 1911. Both are great guns. You'll be good with eithet.

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Not sure what plastic parts your talking about. Do you mean the composite MSH? Most production 1911's have them today.

From what I can tell about your desire in a new gun, I think this is one I can recommend with no hesitation.

The Colt Gold Cups - they ARE the standard, take your pick:



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I've never heard of the gold cup version. What makes them special

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I've never heard of the gold cup version. What makes them special
WOW- Been special for many years for many reasons
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It has a match grade barrel, lightwieght skelitonized trigger and hammer, all around better performer. Ill be getting that one in blue and ima deck it out with wilson combat parts and make it look like the punishers gun.
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I like the 1911A1 70 series myself

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I've got the 1991 series 80. Been a great shooter for many years with no problems. I would like to find a blued series 70 without the front cocking seration but have not come across one yet.

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It has a match grade barrel, lightwieght skelitonized trigger and hammer, all around better performer. Ill be getting that one in blue and ima deck it out with wilson combat parts and make it look like the punishers gun.
Wait a minute!! If'n they're so great, why ya gotta go changing a bunch of stuff??

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