Congrats on choosing an STI 2011. While I don't have a 3", I do have several 2011s including a Tactical 4" in .40, an Eagle in .45, and an Edge and a VIP in 9mm. All terrific pistols. Enjoy yours. Send some pics and a range report after you've had a chance to put some rounds down range.
“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” - Dean Koontz
STI Eagle (2), STI Trojan (2), STI Edge, STI Guardian, STI Sentinel, STI VIP, STI Ranger, STI Tactical 4.0, STI Rogue, STI Escort, 1943 Remington Rand 1911A1