Iver Johnson 1911s

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by SafariSam, May 3, 2012.

  1. SafariSam

    SafariSam New Member

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    yesterday at the gunshop i saw a Iver Johnson 1911 for $479.95 and thought it was a pretty nice looking gun and looked pretty close to what the military 1911s used to look like. i'm thinking seriously about buying it. Are the Iver Johnson 1911s a good quality handgun?
     
  2. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    If I were looking for a quality firearm, I would not be looking at the bottom of the price barrel.

    That said, most of these firearms in that price range come from a couple of sources (normally overseas) that allows someone's name to be stamped on it and sold as theirs.
     

  3. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Never heard of one :confused:
    Who besides hi point are NOT "making" a 1911 :rolleyes:
     
  4. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    I've seen the advertisements for them.
    I don't remember who is making them.
     
  5. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    Like many entry level 1911s the IJ is made in the Philippines (and built by SAM).