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Should I trade my CDP Pro II (LNIB) for a Custom Shop Pro Eclipse (LNIB)?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by bdoub1eu, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. bdoub1eu

    bdoub1eu

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    Sorry to be indecisive but originally I wanted the Eclipse Pro but instead got the CDP Pro II.

    Have a guy that already has a CDP Pro but wants another one and has offered to trade me his Custom Shop Pro Eclipse (the first series of the Eclipse made in the custom shop - Not the Eclipse Pro II). Think they made about 1000 of them before going into production with the Eclipse Pro II. Help me make my decision...Would be an even trade. What do you guys think?
     
  2. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    While I haven't had any problem with a Series 2 gun, I would always take a S1 over the 2. I would say do whatever makes you happy.
     

  3. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Totally your choice. Personally I like the CDP over the Eclipse.
     
  4. wtchdr4011

    wtchdr4011 NRA Life Member

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    I would take the Series 1 pistol. Also Kimber doesn't have a custom shop it is just a marketing ploy.
     
  5. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Then how can they do the custom work they say they can do, on customer's guns?
     
  6. wtchdr4011

    wtchdr4011 NRA Life Member

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    Don't know who does it. Springfield has a custom shop, Kimber doesn't.
     
  7. Officer's Match

    Officer's Match S.R.D. v

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    Yes, definitely trade a CDP Pro II for a (pre II) Pro Eclipse. I'd even pay difference to get the pre II.