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Opinions on traditional 1911
« on: March 20, 2018, 09:53:48 PM »
Thinking of going this route but not sure which 1911.  I looked at the Cimarron and the RIA and the auto ordance GI 1911.  I sort of like the later but want to buy once, cry once.

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Re: Opinions on traditional 1911
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2018, 10:19:07 PM »
At the lower end of traditional 1911a1 guns, lots of pards have good results with a Remington R1.   Black out the white dots on sights and it's legal.   

If you are worried that you won't be able to get parts in case Remington doesn't survive it's umpteeen-million-th bankruptcy / reorganization efforts...... I wouldn't worry, because standard 1911A1 parts from any after market manufacturer of repute will fit.

I shoot a Colt Series 70 with over 100,000 rounds through it, and it's still tight and accurate.  Backup gun - same, just made 40 years later then the original.    Guess I like Colts.

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Re: Opinions on traditional 1911
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2018, 06:23:09 AM »
I have a couple of Springfields that are great same deal with the white dots on the sights.
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