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Old 08-12-2011, 03:37 AM   #11
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If you're spending that kind of money, definitely go with the target sights!
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Old 08-12-2011, 04:01 AM   #12
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I have both weapons, and the Baer is the best, but the Kimber is great for 500$$ less.

I believe it has been stated many times here, the weapon is only as good as the shooter.
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Old 08-13-2011, 11:14 PM   #13
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Kimbers are not in the same league as Baers. Get the Baer for sure.
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Old 08-14-2011, 05:38 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by bechau View Post
I'm looking to spend USD 1,800-2,700.

I currently own a Colt Special Combat Government and would like another fine "black" pistol. I'm not a serious competitor and don't need to carry my gun. Looking at Les Baer catalog, these are what I like but I can't tell the different between them. Any advices?

1. Baer 1911 Ultimate Master Combat Pistol, 5" Model, .45 ACP
2. Baer 1911 Premier II, 5" Model, .45 ACP
3. Baer 1911 Premier II Super-Tac, .45 ACP
4. Baer 1911 Concept I, .45 ACP
5. Ed Brown's Classic Custom, .45 ACP

Also, should I get a BoMar or combat sights?
If you want a "black" gun go with the Premiere II Super-Tac. It has a blacked out barrel and barrel bushing.

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Old 08-16-2011, 08:09 PM   #15
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Default SuperMatch II

Been scouting too for gun similar to Kimber supermatch. Ed Brown classic or Les Baer Concept iii/iv are not approved here in california.

any more suggestion that looks like supermatch ii for other brands?

appreciate it.
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:20 PM   #16
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If you are going to spend that much cash I'd go with a NightHawk Dominator.

Nighthawk Dominator

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

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Old 08-21-2011, 11:29 PM   #17
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Default nighthawk dominator..

nice looking gun.. really!

unfortunately that is not approved for sale in Cali also..

I guess i have to settle for Kimber SM2.. well, it's a pretty nice looking and good shooting gun too at least based from what ive been reading....
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:37 AM   #18
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While I love my Kimber Les Bear is a few steps above the Kimber.

Nighthawk is UBER COOL DROOL RANGE GUN. If I could afford a Nighthawk I would never carry it as a EDC. the thought of using a $2k gun to shoot some dirtbag makes me shutter.
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