close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

If you could only pick one of these,

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by jerzeydevil77, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. jerzeydevil77

    jerzeydevil77 NRA Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2011
    Messages:
    213
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    (ugh) New Jersey
    which would it be, and why?

    1) Les baer consept V

    2) Nighthawk enforcer

    3) Ed brown Kobra Carry

    4) Wilson combat CQB Elite
     
  2. Glock26z

    Glock26z

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2010
    Messages:
    318
    Likes Received:
    3
    None of the above. Have a Stainless slide P97 from Ruger that works better than them
     

  3. nastytrigger

    nastytrigger Mediocre Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2005
    Messages:
    2,241
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Indiana
    I'm torn between the Baer and the Wilson. I like Brown's, but not the Kobra itself. Offhand, I forget which one the Enforcer is, from NH.

    If I had to chose between these four, I'd pick the Wilson. All are great pistols, but it's the one I'd prefer.
     
  4. ronin.45

    ronin.45

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2008
    Messages:
    11,933
    Likes Received:
    1,222
    Location:
    NE OHIO
    Baer. Any of those would be pure target guns for me and Baer makes his extra tight, which I like in a target gun.
     
  5. TN.Frank

    TN.Frank Liberty or Death

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2004
    Messages:
    5,749
    Likes Received:
    226
    Location:
    Avondale, AZ.
    Need pics so I can see what kind of bells and whistles they all have on em'. When it comes to 1911a1's I'm a pretty simple kind of guy. Basically a stock Mil-Spec gun with good sights, flat main spring housing, beaver tail grip safety, Commander hammer and long trigger are about all the "crap" I like on my guns. Most all of em' come with a beveled mag well anymore and I can flute the ejector port on my own but that's mostly to keep your brass from getting dinged up more then anything.
    Personally, if I had the budget I'd get a Springfield Armory Full Size Mil-Spec and add the mods I've listed if it already didn't come with them.
     
  6. SauerChoi

    SauerChoi

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Messages:
    473
    Likes Received:
    0

    :upeyes::upeyes::upeyes:


    I vote Kobra Karry.
     
  7. GlockFish

    GlockFish Floyd

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2002
    Messages:
    3,306
    Likes Received:
    186
    3) Ed brown Kobra Carry

    I've always wanted one.
     
  8. ctfireman

    ctfireman

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2010
    Messages:
    3,567
    Likes Received:
    15
    Location:
    Bridgeport, CT
  9. TN.Frank

    TN.Frank Liberty or Death

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2004
    Messages:
    5,749
    Likes Received:
    226
    Location:
    Avondale, AZ.
    I don't know, I've just never really been a fan of "Custom" 1911a1's. I mean, these guns are so easy to work on, they've been around forever and a day, plenty of great books and CD's that'll show you how to do things to em', like I said, get a bare bones Mil-Spec and do the mods yourself. You'll save a boat load of cash, learn about your gun and have the pride in knowing that you did it yourself. Why pay some gunsmith an extra $1000 bucks to do mods you can do practically for free at home with a few simple tools.
     
  10. Bruce M

    Bruce M

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2010
    Messages:
    43,971
    Likes Received:
    16,254
    Location:
    S FL
    This doesn't help, but I would be happy with any.
     
  11. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    7,958
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    NW Florida
    Whichever one I could sell for the best price, and put that money towards other things.
     
  12. Shadyscott69

    Shadyscott69

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2010
    Messages:
    3,972
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    Lexington, SC
    Riiiight. Sure you do.

    Of the ones listed, WC CQB.
     
  13. Shadyscott69

    Shadyscott69

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2010
    Messages:
    3,972
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    Lexington, SC
    There is a little more involved that you are letting on, Frank.[
     
  14. jwhite75

    jwhite75 Gubmint Worker

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2009
    Messages:
    1,174
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Dub V
    Brown followed closely by the Wilson
     
  15. nastytrigger

    nastytrigger Mediocre Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2005
    Messages:
    2,241
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Indiana
    Pics were requested, so here's the four:

    Baer Concept V:
    [​IMG]

    EB Kobra Carry (borrowed from Bac):
    [​IMG]

    NH Enforcer:
    [​IMG]

    Wilson CQB Elite:
    [​IMG]
     
  16. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    105,742
    Likes Received:
    4,662
    Location:
    PA
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    Yeah, and I'm sure you shot all of them too. :whistling:
     
  17. SauerChoi

    SauerChoi

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Messages:
    473
    Likes Received:
    0
    you would buy a gun and sell it to put it towards other things? jebus just stay out of 1911 threads...:upeyes:
     
  18. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    105,742
    Likes Received:
    4,662
    Location:
    PA
    I've got them all and like the Enforcer best, actually. Its my favorite Nighthawk.


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  19. jerzeydevil77

    jerzeydevil77 NRA Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2011
    Messages:
    213
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    (ugh) New Jersey

    I was hoping you would share your opinion Bac.
    What do you like specifically about the nighthawk over the others? I have been leaning toward the Kobra carry, but appreciate, and respect your advice. I'd like to get them all eventually, but .... It's gonna be a while before I can afford them all.
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2012
  20. SuperSleuth

    SuperSleuth

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2010
    Messages:
    887
    Likes Received:
    5
    Of the ones you listed I'd pick the Kobra Carry because of its Commander-size and bobtail. I've only owned full-size 1911s and always wanted a Commander.