If you could own any 1911 what would it be?

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by XDGirl, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. XDGirl

    XDGirl New Member

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    If money was no object I would get either a Ed Brown or a Wilson Combat pistols.
     
  2. Dgunsmith

    Dgunsmith New Member

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    Les Baer Custom......The only 1911 built from the beginning with each and every part hand fitted to the pistol. Also the best value for the dollars spent.

    I have seen and worked on all of them...nobody does it better than Baer !

    Les Baer personally shoots each and every firearm built by his company before it ships...his seal of approval !
     

  3. Dillinger

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    Neither one. I already own three 1911's from the one lone company I think makes the best product out there when you remove the "name" attachment of Les, or Ayoob, or Dave Lauck.

    Nighthawk Customs - Period

    JD
     
  4. iloveguns

    iloveguns New Member

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    Well I just got and shot my first 1911 (Kimber CompactII) so after I hold and shoot a few more I will cast my opinion.:D
     
  5. matt g

    matt g New Member Supporter

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    I really like all of the Kimbers, Paras and SIGs that I've fired. I really couldn't tell much difference between my Kimber and the Wilsons that I've fired. I've never fired anything else, but would really like to pick up a Les Baer or Nighthawk. I have a hard time spending over $2k though, when I'm happy with my $700 pistol.
     
  6. ScottG

    ScottG New Member

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    A vintage original WWI or WWII army issue.
     
  7. dragunovsks

    dragunovsks New Member

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    I like the 1911 in Terminator 2. The one that Linda Hamilton shot the black guy with, stainless with a six inch slide. Very cool.
     
  8. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    Here you go bro

    JD
     
  9. BigO01

    BigO01 New Member

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    Boy eher are so many custom smiths turning out such great guns it would be hard to choose .

    I know I wouldn't buy one if one is all I could afford because it would be just my luck I would have to use it to defend myself and the cops would take it away for months as eveidence until I was all cleared of wrongdoing .

    Yost , Clark , and Pacymayer are the ones I've fired and yes those custom guns are worth the money .

    I would love to have a Robar made gun with their Rogard or Np3 finish but in the end if I had to pick just one it would have to be the best of the best and it aint a $3,000 gun it's closer to a $5,000 gun and that would be a Pistol Dynamics Combat Special made by an ex Pachmayr Smith named Paul Liebnenberg .

    Check out their website sometime and be prepared to drool , when you don't just want a great gun but a "Hellofa Gun" give them a call .
     
  10. hkusp45

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    I'm pretty happy with my Dan Wesson and it shot just as well as my buddy's Wilson. I think it has quite a big bang for the buck so I'd probably stick with what I've got.
     
  11. Fayettedave

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    If money is no object I'd have to say a Nighthawk...but under a budget, I will say with, no hesitation, a Springer SS TRP.
     
  12. JPBeck

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    I don't think I'd ever own a $5000 1911--- I though spending $2600 on my Wilson was crazy. I had Terry Tussey build my Para P14 for less than that! If I had to do it all over again I'd had just bought the CQB and called it good.

    But I'm with the above poster when he said
    , because 1911's are more addictive than caffeine! You start off with one the next thing you know you have 5!
     
  13. troutrat

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    I have a Colt series 70 that I sent off to NOVAK for a full custom job, their FBI spec pistol. So far I love it! My life depends upon it on a daily basis, and I have been to a lot of schools with it, with no malfunctions, what so ever. I absolutely LOVE what they did to that gun. I am partial to the little PONY and with NOVAK's great work, that little pony became an awsome work horse, not to mention a unique gun! How can you beat a custom COLT?
     
  14. dunerunner

    dunerunner New Member

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    Wilson Combat CQB full size. No Question!