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Any feedback on Fusion 1911 kits?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by porschedog, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. porschedog

    porschedog

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    I'm considering putting together a 1911; has anyone here done so with the Fusion 1911 kit and/or components?
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I have NOTHING good to say about Fusion.
     

  3. porschedog

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    Ok - may I ask why?
     
  4. jstanfield103

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    I have not built a whole gun from thier parts but I have used thier parts on a couple guns and have been very satisfied with them. No problems, infact if you want something just a little diffrent calll them and they can usually fix you right up. Nothing but good experiances with them.
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Piss poor quality machining. Piss poor customer service.
    There are better parts kits for the money & much better companies.
     
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    I'm not a big Fusion fan, though mine has been fine. Today, they're WAY overpriced for what you get.

    The kits are better than the completed gun.
     
  7. porschedog

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    Ok, good feedback, thanks

    What are the suggestions for other sources of build kits?
     
  8. knedrgr

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    Call up Remsport. You'll be happy with what John can put together for you.

    (413) 579-1994

    BTW, Fusion doesn't make any of their own parts. All are contracted from others.
     
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    Very true
     
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    I've done two kits with no issues and fantastic customer service.
     
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    Here's an example of a 1911 that I had built from a Remsport kit.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Good point,.....other than te Hunter kit I had that was machined with a rock,
    most of my opinon comes from Fusion Firearms assembled pistols.
     
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  13. porschedog

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    Thanks for the feedback, I'll check in with Remsport tomorrow

    What's interesting is that the wife wants me to take on this project
    She's actually suggested I use Les Baer components
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I would use a Wilson frame/slide/fitted barrel.
     
  15. porschedog

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    Good suggestion; I am definitely leaning towards using premium bits to build the beast
     
  16. HAIL CAESAR

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    Start with quality, have a quality product.

    Stay away from Fusion. (Yeah, yeah,....big surprise.):rofl:
     
  17. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Not trying to slam the product, i've just learned by my experience
    and those of trusted friends that Fusion is not worth my time.
    I would rather start with a Remsport, Caspian or a Wilson.
     
  18. Tiro Fijo

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    I know two people, who against good advice, bought new Fusion 1911's and both are having a myriad of problems due to bad machining & bad assembly.


    FWIW, who makes the Fusion Commander frame with the extended dust cover, Remsport or STI? Very cool looking. :cool:
     
  19. porschedog

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    I stumbled across a deal on a s/s Colt Gold Cup Trophy this weekend - ready to shoot, no need to "build" anything. We're good to go.

    (that being said, I have my eyes on a Les Baer s/s frame & slide set....)
     
  20. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Sweet,...pics of the Colt? :dunno: