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Springfield Loaded Champion vs Sig Fastback Carry

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by dondulah, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. dondulah

    dondulah

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    Trying to make a decision on a commander size 1911. Looking to spend under $1000. Looking at Springfield Commander Loaded Champion vs a Sig fastback carry. Any opinions or recommendations for me?
     
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  2. dondulah

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    Any ideas? Thanks!
     

  3. Springfield FTW with a lifetime warranty.
     
  4. I will take Springfield over Sig 1911
     
  5. iceburg

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    I have no experience with Sig, but I have that exact Springfield and its been outstanding, 100% reliable so far and way more accurate than I am.

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  6. Rinspeed

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    I would vote neither. If you insist on new buy a STI Trojan, if not look for a used TRP or Valor.
     
  7. ca survivor

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    me too.
     
  8. dondulah

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    Sig is out, looking at Colt XSE all stainless 4" vs Springer Loaded Champ all stainless 4".
     
  9. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    I'd get the Springfield.
     
  10. matt_lowry123

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    I'd go with Springfield!!!
     
  11. I have 3 Sig 1911's and they are fantastic. Great triggers, well made and very well priced.
     
  12. dondulah

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    Not many complaints at all on the new Sigs, maybe slide profile thats it. That fastback carry is a sexy looking gun. I love that bobtail.
     
  13. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    If it ain't a Colt, it's a copy. You know what you gotta do, cowboy.
     
  14. Travclem

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    In this case the copy is the better choice.:tongueout:
     
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  15. fnfalman

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    If the Brazilian guns were so good then they would have won the USMC Recon shootout.:dunno:
     
  16. Travclem

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    Last time I checked, it wasn't the 4" XSE stainless that won the contract. The guns that did win the contract didn't do so by performance. We've had this conversation before so I will save my breath.
     
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  17. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    So? Lengthen it and add a rail and it's the XSE Rail Gun.

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  18. Travclem

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    :rofl:
    Ok :wavey:
     
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  19. dondulah

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    There was a post above recommending the Trojan. There is a lot of positive press in the quality, parts, reliability and customer service at STI. Based on what I'm looking for I really think the Ranger II is an excellent value vs the above.