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Old 01-29-2010, 02:06 AM   #1
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I do not yet own a handgun, but I would like for my first one to be a 1911.
With my budget of 1500, what would you suggest?

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Old 01-29-2010, 02:09 AM   #2
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I would check out Dan Wesson, Colt, or Springfield. Best bang for your buck in that price range, IMO.

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What are you opinions on the Colt Commander?

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Can't go wrong with a Colt! That's where it all started. But I'll defer to Cane, our resident Colt expert, who I'm sure will be along shortly.

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Sweet!
My grandfather had a colt commander when he was in WW2, and everyone I've known thats had one or even heard of one has said they are great guns.

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These guys always have a nice selection of "NEW" Colts;

Ozark Guns Colt 1911 45acp Pistols in stock ready to ship!

Colt Rail Gun - $1010 ****

Colt Combat Elite - $925 ****

Colt New Agent - $800

Colt Gold Cup Trophy - $946 ***** <<<< Nice gun! Outstanding $!!

Colt Stainless Commander - $792

Colt Government Stainless Steel - $784

Colt WWI Model 01918 - $1000 ****

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Oh man! The Colt "Rail Gun" Model is beautiful. I think I've found my new handgun boys!
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Oh and thank you for the info!

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Problem is, that $1500 budget doesn't include ammo. .45 ain't cheap to shoot, so you might look into a Kimber model, with a .22 conversion kit. That way you can go to the range and shoot the crap out of it.

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What are you opinions on the Colt Commander?
The ideal carry gun, IMHO is the Colt Light Weight Commander Model O4860XSE;



Colt XSE Lightweight Commander - $899.00

A gun you can carry all day!
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