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Sig GSR XO - should i pull the trigger? first 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Eaz8, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Eaz8


    Feb 25, 2012
    im looking at a slightly used sig gsr xo black.
    its off a friends dad and has about 20 rounds through it.
    ive read good and bad things about it, so what do you guys think about the gsr?
    msrp floats around a grand or so...ill be paying under $600.
  2. quantico

    quantico 1911 lover Millennium Member

    Sep 15, 1999
    I would snatch it up fast. Great price for a unused gun. I say unused because i can run 300-1200with rounds thru a 1911 in a day. Twenty rounds... not even close to breaking in.

  3. bac1023


    Sep 26, 2004
    Sounds like a nice price
  4. skud_dusty


    Jun 26, 2007
    I owned a Sig 1911 and unfortunately had to sell it to pay some bills. It was an extremely well built gun for the money. I did have a problem with some odd wear on the slide stop which was causing malfunctions. When I called up Sig to let them know they only wanted a serial number so they could send me the correctly finished slide stop for it. Apparently I had bought one of the first reverse two tones and the rep wasn't sure what model # it was. After I replaced the part it functioned flawlessly. Looking at 1911s in that price range ($850) it had the most features I wanted and the right quality. I compared it side by side with similar 1911s from Springfield, S&W, Kimber, and Colt and it was the only one with front strap checkering which I ended up really liking.

    It was a beautiful pistol and I'm sad I had to let it go.


    If I was in the market for another 1911 I would jump on a Sig, even a base model, for $600.
  5. Eaz8


    Feb 25, 2012
    well i decided to pass on it.
    i dont need, nor did i really want a 1911, it was a great deal (especially in canada)
    i decided its better to put that $ towards the AR that i want to get, and the 10.3 Daniel Defense just went up on pre-order...