Originally Posted by M14sRock
I'm not a fan of cast frames, but they hold up fine. The old Detonics Combat Masters, Service Masters and Score Masters held up to tremendous use and they were all cast. Plenty of cast 1911s have held up fine.
As an old user of Ruger revolvers, I agree with you. Unfortunately, they were thick and heavy compared to S&W forged frames. I live up to my username, thinking that if I had to live/survive by one gun, it must be the strongest I can find. Worring, even if undeserved, that the frame may crack because it is cast - not forged - convinces me to work a little overtime, and buy a forged gun. Yes, time will tell, but time measurement is subjective, and I am too old to wait a decade to find out.
You youngbloods experiment for us old geezers!