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SA or Kimber

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by wolf19r, Nov 8, 2010.


  1. swinokur

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    Most SA parts made in Brazil. Assembled in USA
     

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  2. rsxr22

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    The Warrior doesnt even offer FSC on a $1100+ gun. My recommendations on a 1911 under the TRP price would be the STI Trojan, all day, every day. But TRP over the Trojan and definitely the Kimber. I have a TRP and love it, ill probably never get rid of it. I am working on picking up a Trojan right now in 9mm. I have a Spartan, but my GF wants it so im going to sell it to her and kick in the extra $ for the Trojan
     

  3. GVFlyer

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    That's what I chose in that price range.

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  4. HAIL CAESAR

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    That is my advice. The Kimber may be "nicer" in cosmetic ways and ways that don't matter a lick. But the SA's are very good guns and you have SA to back you for a lifetime with no hassles.

    Kimber Customer Service usually stinks to high HEAVEN.
     
  5. fistpoint

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    Brazil is in America too you know :embarassed:
     
  6. EricandSuebee

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    I just find that funny you'd sell it to her.
     
  7. bac1023

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    A have to agree with Joe.
     
  8. bac1023

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  9. bac1023

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    I believe the TRP is built in the States.
     
  10. GJ1981

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    If it were me, I'd save a few hundred and get a Baer TRS, CC. TRP's a nice, just not a $1300-1400 pistol IMO.

    Between the SA and a Kimber, SA > Kimber.

    If it is below the 1K mark, I don't think either is spectacular as far as parts quality or fit, but the SA is a 70 series and actually has good CS.

    After the ordeal a friend went through with his Kimber and their CS, I will never recommend them.
     
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  11. AZ Husker

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    TRP is ASSEMBLED in the USA. Same Brazilian frame and slide as the others.
     
  12. asiparks

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    Not Kimber, (unless it's a basic custom or TLE)
     
  13. wolf19r

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    Good info and the Dan Wesson is a nice looking gun. Guess I should read up on more reviews and such about where the parts are from.
     
  14. Quack

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    US parts and no MIM.
     
  15. woodrowNC

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    kimber cs certainly did for me. i should have kept the pro carry series 1. great gun. one of the more dumber things i've done. last pistol i sold as a matter of fact. from now on, i'm out of the selling business.
     
  16. rsxr22

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    Trust me LOL Im basically giving it to her, between the designers purses and shoes she gets LOL:rofl:
     
  17. EricandSuebee

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    Ouch! I see now :)