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4" barrel 1911 under $900 options

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by BlackPaladin, Mar 10, 2011.


  1. BlackPaladin

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    Looking to possibly purchase a 1911 in the next 3 months, and the only criteria I have is:

    -Under $900
    -4" barrel
    -No rail
    -I like Novak style sights

    I do like black finishes, but SS is not a deal breaker. I just want something nice, basic with not a lot of frills, and reliable. I do not want something that I need to change much, I would spend it up front if that was the case. Just out of the box decent.
     

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  2. Hokie1911

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    Springfield Champion or Kimber Pro Carry 2. I'd save another $100 and get a STI Ranger 2. Barrel is a smidge over 4", but more bang for the buck.
     

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  4. BlackPaladin

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    The Springfield Champion looks decent, looks like there are some options (finishes) to pick through.
     
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    Kimber Pro Carry II

    I carry a stainless model and have for over 6 years.
     
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    Agreed.

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    friends don't let friends buy Para.:whistling:
     
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    That's pretty sweet looking.
     
  13. Hokie1911

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    His odds of finding a Champion TRP and one at that price are slim to none. :supergrin:
     
  14. Quack

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    we're going to the Medina gunshow tomorrow if you want to meet up.
     
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    I have a springfield loaded champion which has a bull barrel with ramp, and it has never given me a problem. Its polished stainless with night sights, think i spent 650 but they retail about 800.
     
  16. BlackPaladin

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    I am really leaning towards the Springfield Loaded Champion, as posted above. I certainly appreciate the feedback! I think the tough part will be to actually find one.

    Quack, that pistol looks pretty sharp! I agree with the poster who said fat chance I will find one at that price though.
     
  17. Quack

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    Fixed it for you.
     
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    Thanks, I wish I could, I have some family stuff going on today. I appreciate the invite.
     
  20. Quack

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    so you and Lawdog have the same family? :animlol: