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If you could buy & own just ONE PRODUCTION 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by akapennypincher, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. akapennypincher

    akapennypincher Glock-O-Holic

    What would you choose?

    Any Caliber! What Caliber?

    Any Manufacturer, Must be Production,:upeyes: NOT A CUSTOM SMITH!:crying:

    For Carry or Range Use, not a Safe Queen!:upeyes:

    Money to spend is limited to $3,000.00 on everything including Grips, and up Grade from Manufacturer.:upeyes:
     
  2. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    $3000 is an awful lot for a "production" gun. If we are saying that guns from companies like Wilson, Nighthawk, Baer, etc. are considered semi-custom, then it would either be a TRP if I went 1911 or an XD45 if I went plastic. Although, if one gun is all, then a G19 makes alot of sense too. :dunno:Pretty tough decision. Because a 4" GP100 makes ALOT of sense too. Damnit. I hate questions like these. :rofl:
     

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  3. Ruggles

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    Depending on definition of Production / Custom Shop :)

    Wilson CQB in .45ACP, grey over black, gold dot front sight, wooden grips, no magwell, single sided safety :)

    Kimber TLE with some wood grips and a GI recoil set up, solid trigger, replace plastic MSH and some replacement mags.
     
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  4. Hokie1911

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    Yeah, you would need to define "production". Most production 1911s wouldn't come close to that pricetag. You are squarely in semi-custom territory with that pricerange.
     
  5. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I'd be happy with the cheap pos Colt Delta Elite I just got if,
    There could be only one!
     
  6. Hokie1911

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    Realistic production - DW VBOB
    < $3k production - WC Professional Lightweight .38 Super bobtail

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  7. I'm with hokie on the realistic production. The Dan Wesson models are hard to beat. I've got a CBOB and love it, but if I could have only one I'd have to get a VBOB. I like the upgraded parts and bead blast finish.
     
  8. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    OK. If Wilson is allowed, them I'd take a TE Pro bobtail. :cool: And if that breaks the $3000 limit, then make it a Wilson flush crowned Pro with a bobtail. :cool:
     
  9. HexHead

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    This Nighthawk Custom Talon II Bobtail of mine....

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  10. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    one of these three. they are production guns that bought were bought off the rack.

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  11. bac1023

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    :headscratch:

    At $3000, you're talking about semi-custom guns, not production.

    By the way, I never understood people who change their tone completely depending on the sub-forum they're posting in. Its weak.



    That said, the best production 1911s available now, in my opinion, are as follows in no particular order.


    Dan Wesson Valor

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    DoubleStar DSC

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    Springfield TRP

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    Ithaca 1911A1

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    Kimber Super Match II

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  12. DAT85

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    This,or a TRS and a bunch of ammo.

    DAT85
     
  13. Hokie1911

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  14. iLift45's

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    Springfield Armory TRP Operator in 45acp!! Awesome.
     
  15. craig19

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    This, then when my wife gets out of line I can ho slap her.
     
  16. 38 Super Fan

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    Semi custom under $3000 I like the TGO1, actual production level 1911, the DW Valor.
     
  17. Fedor

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    Is that the one you were talking about selling? :shame:
     
  18. Quack

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    nothing "semi-custom" about the TGO-1, it comes only 1 way ;)