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Re: What's your favorite 1911 brand?
« Reply #40 on: March 05, 2016, 07:55:18 PM »
My 3 favs....




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Re: What's your favorite 1911 brand?
« Reply #41 on: May 28, 2016, 09:09:22 AM »
Love my Ruger Commander 1911
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What's your favorite 1911 brand?
« Reply #42 on: June 04, 2016, 04:24:30 PM »
Right now, I'm lov'n on my new  Colt. 200 rounds FMJ and 6 HP without a hiccup. She's approved for carry.

Why ?6? JHP?  I had exactly 15 rounds of the solid copper hollowpoints - that's a 6 round test and 8+1 on the hip.

I'm waiting on 50 Federal 230 HST and 50 Speer Gold Dots for the carry backup mags.

And Tapacrap is holding out on the pics.  Trying 'gain in another version:



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Re: What's your favorite 1911 brand?
« Reply #43 on: June 04, 2016, 05:36:10 PM »
GT distributors has a pretty good price on 230 Gr +p HSTs. Just received 3 boxes that were on back order.
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Re: What's your favorite 1911 brand?
« Reply #44 on: October 28, 2016, 01:32:01 AM »
Oddly enough.  The best 1911  I ever had that ran good, had a decent trigger, and  exceptional accuracy, was a Remington R1.  All haddta fix was locktite the rear sight. 

I sold it to a buddy who absolutely loved it.

Several others, who shall remain nameless, ( prices irrelevent ) were problem children with FTF's, FTE's  and mediocre accuracy.

So guess who the (1) vote for Remington was.  :wave1:

I am NOT a big 1911 guy, but I would like to try a Dan Wesson and a CZ  1911, and see where they are at.

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« Reply #45 on: October 28, 2016, 06:26:07 AM »
Well, CZ does own Dan Wesson. But I have read that CZ stopped making their own brand of 1911s. So, they were not around very long.

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« Reply #46 on: October 28, 2016, 05:49:08 PM »
Well, CZ does own Dan Wesson. But I have read that CZ stopped making their own brand of 1911s. So, they were not around very long.

CZ Custom is still advertising custom shop 1911's.  I would go that route or a Dan Wesson if buying another 1911.

I would probably also go to CZC for a 97 BD.   You gotta figure, once you buy a bone stock pistol, replace the sights, buy the springs, do the trigger, grips,  etc, etc, A  CZ Custom or DW  really aint that much more.  And a PRO did it.  I cant speak for DW, but  the CZC  action & trigger  jobs are so slick, they may be too slick for a some people if that makes any sense.
 They almost feel like a hair trigger, which I just love.  :rocknroll2:
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