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Old 08-31-2012, 07:02 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by crosshairs74
Thanks're probably right, I already like the feel of the Dan Wesson...I don't know the model but I like it
Dan Wesson makes a fantastic 1911. I have a couple myself.
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Originally Posted by LongBaller71 View Post
Depends on budget for suggestions, but I you're thinking Taurus, don't count out RIA. Lots of lovers an haters out there, but my experience has been great; and they have the lifetime warranty and great CS reputation.

Enjoy the fall off the 1911 cliff. It's a loooong way down, but the ride sure is fun!!
If forced to choose between the two, I'd go Rock Island/ARMSCOR without hesitation. A good Taurus is probably great. A bad one can be a nightmare. Taurus CS has earned a reputation for being difficult at times. The Rocks are as inexpensive as the Taurus offerings, or less. However, Rock Island has been developing a reputation for exceptional CS.
Thanks're probably right, I already like the feel of the Dan Wesson...I don't know the model but I like it
Every DW I've handled has been excellent. I own two.
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First 1911, first step. This is just the beginning!

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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