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9mm 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Rman 585, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. Rman 585

    Rman 585 Chip Maker

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    I want to buy a High quality 9mm 1911
    Can anyone suggest some......money is not an issue
    I want an accurate 1911 in 9mm for range only
    Thanks
     
  2. MajorD

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    any sti product should be good, or a les baer - premier II model is now made in 9-about 2k I think
     


  3. Hokie1911

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    STI Trojan 9mm for $1k. No need to spend more for a range gun. It's everything you will need.
     
  4. BlayGlock

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    Here is my SACS custom build. I am very pleased with it. It will probably run you about $2200 or so depending on what you want on it. You could probably get a Les Baer Premier II in 9mm for less. From there, any other semi-custom 9mm is going to probably run you north of what i qouted. You shouuld contact Dave, DRC979 and get him to set you up if you want to go that route.

    However, if you want to save some major coin, I would suggest going and getting an STI Trojan from this guy:

    http://www.dawsonprecision.com/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=3040000-1095448367

    and having him set it up with what you want on it: Magwell, Refininsh ect.
     
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  5. HotRoderX

    HotRoderX Gen4 BETATester

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    I say a STI also from what I read there extremely high quality match grade guns.
     
  6. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Well, if price isn't a concern, then this is one bad monkey mofo of a 1911 9mm IMO. :cool:

    http://www.nighthawktactical.com/LadyHawk.html

    Of course you can also buy a Kimber Custom Target II in 9mm. I like mine alot. Especially after Chuck fitted a Kart 38 Super barrel to it and did a little metal makeover. :)

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  7. On the lower end of the scale are the Springfield Loaded models, just look for one with an NM serial number prefix. Mine runs great and is plenty accurate. I also have a Kimber Target II that has been good as well. Each was less than $1000.

    Kimber Target 9
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    Springfield Target 9
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  8. Rman 585

    Rman 585 Chip Maker

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    Just looked up trojan 5.0....That is a nice gun...Also made in USA...I wonder how long it would take to get one
     
  9. limbkiller

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    shootersconnectionstore.com has them in stock. It's 2 minutes from my house so send me the money and I'll pick it up for you and save shipping charges.:supergrin:
     
  10. RWBlue

    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    Why 1911 in 9mm?
    Wouldn't a Browning High Power be a better option?
     
  11. Ruggles

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    Just for 1 more suggestion I saw a RIA 9mm 1911 last week for $450. Not sure but I have never heard any thing bad about RIS 1911s :)
     
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  12. Hokie1911

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    Probably not long. Check with Brazos or Dawson. They usually have them in stock.
     
  13. Rman 585

    Rman 585 Chip Maker

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    Im liking the Trojan 5.0 with ambi safties and fiber optic front sight
    Does anyone have one of these ? I wish i knew someone that had one.
    I never bought a gun from internet.
    I never bought a gun i could not see and touch before i bought it....
     
  14. gconan

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    I would not fool around but get a Nighthawk, Wilson Combat, Les Baer or Springfield Custom Shop. Go ahead and get the best.
     
  15. Texas Bulldog

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    STI Trojan 6" 9mm... By far the most accurate gun i have ever fired and i have a great selection to choose from.

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  16. limbkiller

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    Shooters connection has them in now for 1075.oo Great people to deal with. Everybody their shoots competition all the time. I buy lots of 1911 parts off them.
     
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  17. 98_1LE

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    Love mine.
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    That is far from the smallest group, but is more "par for the course" offhand.

    As for why a 9mm 1911 instead of a Hi Power, for me it is because a 1911 with slim grips is perfection in my hands. The HP just doesn't feel quite as right.
     
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  18. samuse

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    I'm a long time fan of the Hi Power and they are very reliable guns.

    A 9mm 1911 is my next gun.

    I'm going with an STI Trojan. It's just for goofing off and games.

    I run a Hi Power in IDPA every now and then and honestly, they suck.

    You can't feel the trigger reset and reloads are dicey because the mag will bind in the magwell pretty easily. Also a thumbs forward grip likes to touch the dustcover on the slide stop, causing malfs.

    They just don't have the feel of a 1911. The thumb safety is mushy, the trigger is mushy and it's a little too dainty and small. When I really want to run the gun and get on it with an aggressive grip, the Hi Power just don't have enough meat on it.
     
  19. He was looking for a 1911.
    I myself much prefer the feel of the 1911 to the feel of a High Power. High Powers are nice, but I wouldn't have one.

    Another vote for STI. I have a Ranger II from them in 9mm that has been amazing.