i want to get a 1911. a friend of mine will sell me his colt mark iv series 80 gov. model. nice condition for $600. im torn . i hear colt is a well built but i have heard good and bad on all. do i get a new remington r1, ruger sr1911, para gi expert? i know there are more around the 700 to 800 dollar mark. looking for some opinions. thanks Wanna kill these ads? We can help!