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Sprinfield TRP or Mil-Spec with Full Rail

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Scattergun1187, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Scattergun1187

    Scattergun1187 Vote Republican

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    I have been looking for a Springfield Armory 1911 TRP or Mil-Spec Full Rail and they are not easy to come by.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. bikewriter

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    I see one or two a month on the major classifieds. They go for a pretty penny. Anywhere from $1400 to $1800 depending on condition and location.
     


  3. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Is the rail a must,.......have you given a Les Baer Monolith any thought?
     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I'd hold out for the TRP between those two.
     
  5. iLift45's

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    I love my TRP with the half rail! What's the point of having a full rail? Doesn't look as good imo.
     
  6. bac1023

    bac1023

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    :agree:
     
  7. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    The added weight out front makes it a very soft shooter.

    The last factory 1911 I owned was a Springfield full-rail GI Operator. It's the only factory 1911 I miss!!
     
  8. iLift45's

    iLift45's

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    45's are pretty mild especially in a full size! Can't believe that is the reason they did the full rail.