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The latest gun control scare and used 1911s

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by mabgrac, Feb 9, 2013.


  1. mabgrac

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    The latest gun control scare has curtailed nicely with my renewed love affair with the 1911. I have been seeing more and more used 1911s in the shops and it has been tough on my checking account. I have even seen two Norincos for sale in the last week and I have not seen one of those in person for years. I had to bring one home. A Norinco was my first 1911. They were a lot cheaper back then.

    Anyone else seeing this?
     

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    #1 mabgrac, Feb 9, 2013
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  2. glock2740

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    Gun lover.

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    A Norinco was my first 1911 too. :cool:
     

  3. RJHUB

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    Yes. Been looking for a nice shooter.
    LGS never has any 1911's in the used case.
    2 weeks ago they had a Super Match.
    This week that had a Nighthawk Lady Hawk.
    Prices were new price and had to pass.
     
  4. QNman

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    Yes! I saw my first "live" Norinco at the local fun show a couple of weeks ago. I'm still kicking myself for walking by it. I hesitated... But walked on (dammit).
     
  5. Glock26z

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    I have a RIA in .45 CS and for a 3.5 inch officers model,it shoots like a dream. Bought it cheap from Cabelas in Lavista,Nebraska and it is parkerized. I will not get rid of this beauty of a 1911.
     
  6. Steel Head

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    The 1911 I bought for Xmas($750) is 25% higher in price now at the same shop:dunno:

    The 1911 I'm thinking of getting next($1450) has remained about the same on GB:dunno:
     
  7. QNman

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    Not me. 1911's seem plentiful and (relatively) cheap here. Except for the high end and customs - they seem to maintain value, regardless of the market.
     
  8. MD357

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    If anything I've seen everything go up, including high and low end 1911s. Nothing here locally is in stock except Kimber and a few Springfields.
     
  9. tedk

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    My first 1911 was also a Norinco I still shoot it on occasion.
     
  10. Line Rider

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    What are NORINCO's going for now?
     
  11. mr00jimbo

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    They're everywhere up here, for $350 BNIB. I wonder if you can export Chinese guns FROM Canada, some kind of a loophole...
     
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  13. MD357

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    Yeah, all the Philipino copies would be in trouble if we could get those in the US.
     
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  14. bac1023

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    I really like my Norinco 1911 to this day.
     
  15. brisk21

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    Well if all this crap about "high capacity" guns make 1911s price drop I guess that is a silver lining to the clouds. I wouldn't mind picking up another 1911.
     
  16. OmniscientX

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    Everything is priced high and still selling out. Even the 1911s at all price ranges. Its bad...

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  17. MD357

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    Our local shop that carries Wilson even bumped their prices on run of the mill CQBs. Hopefully the bottom will drop out of the gun market around summer time.