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jjones45 08-08-2013 01:23 AM

how do you feel about polymer 1911's?
 
I once had a kimber bp ten 2 fullsize that was awesome and looked it to. It was super accurate and the only only had troubles feeding some cheap reloads a friend gave me. Literally ftfeed every shot. Other than that ball ammo and hollow points were fine. Another gun I wish I didn't sell. 10 round mags were good as well but expensive and hard to come by. I have to admit I thought it wasn't a real 1911 until I shot it.

Buckeyeborn 08-08-2013 01:36 AM

Brother in law had one I thought it was nice he wanted to much for it so I never shot it wish we could have come to terms

Overkill0084 08-08-2013 02:27 AM

Functionally, I'm sure they're just fine.
Aesthetically, an abomination.
I could probably overlook the ugly factor if Rock River ever actually sells any to the public. I think a Commander sized polymer 1911 would make a nice carry gun.
That old Kimber is like a unicorn these days. One in nice condition might be a worthwhile collectable someday.

texaswoodworker 08-08-2013 02:37 AM

I have never shot one so I can't say anything about how it functions. I will say that I really don't like the idea. It's just not right.

Axxe55 08-08-2013 04:32 AM

just a personal opinion and preference, but polymer and 1911 should never be used in the same phrase!:eek:

sputnik1988 08-08-2013 06:12 AM

I'd like to get my hands on a double stack polymer 1911 in 9mm:p

Call me crazy..

*is that gagging i hear?*

austin92 08-08-2013 10:56 AM

How do you feel about modern "muscle" cars made of plastic? Makes you miss back when they made real cars out of steel.... I'd pass on a poly 1911

rifleman1 08-08-2013 12:25 PM

id like to buy one, the reduced weight would make concealed carry more of an option.i carry one of my 1911s occasionally but would like to carry one more often.

John_Deer 08-08-2013 12:47 PM

My brother has a Kimber ultra II. I am no fan of the 45 acp. But I enjoy shooting that pistol. The night sights are easy on my old eyes, For a pistol with s 3" barrel it is very accurate. It could be the Kimber is the first sub compact pistol I have ever shot that I can hold with my thumb and three fingers.

Kimber pistols are not cheap. He stole the Ultra II he has for $750 used. The MSRP is right at $1200 for the Ultra II without the night sights.

GTX63 08-08-2013 01:03 PM

I feel the same way about a polymer 1911 as I do about fake boobs. Let's not go there.


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