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What to do ?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Fedor, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Fedor

    Fedor

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    Thanks to some hail damage I now have $2,000 to put toward something, but what?
    I'm close to Ed Brown territory, but I dont know if I want to sink that much into one pistol.
    Now I'm really going to drive myself nuts. :crazy:
     
  2. Hokie1911

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    Depends on what you want it for. LB TRS is a hell of a nice gun and can be had for $1,800ish or less. Not sure what CJ has them for right now.
     


  3. Rimcrew

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    Good call Hokie!

    Give CJ a shout and see what he can do for you. You can pick up a nice Baer and have ammo money left...

    BTW - I'm pretty sure CJ can get you into a Brown for under $2K, should you decide to go that route.
     
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  4. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    i'll sell you this for a little over $2k :whistling:

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Fedor

    Fedor

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    I dont really like the look of the LB's.

    Clue me in on CJ ??
     
  6. Rimcrew

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    http://cj1911heaven.com/ 208-772-2339

    It's best to call him, as the website is pretty basic. You will NOT find a lower price on a Brown, and he is a great guy to deal with!
     
  7. Ruggles

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    I take it you are going to live with the hail damage? :)

    For $2000 I would go with a Brown 5", either the Kobra or the SF whichever one you like better as they are the same gun underneath. You can get either for $2000 online :)

    George can set you up with a Brown for a great price as well, I think there is somebody who hangs out around here that might be able to set you up as well :)

    Or George can set you up with his 1 year layaway and you can put the $2000 towards anything you can think of from Wilson, Nighthawk and Brown. Nothing like building your dream gun from all the choices that they offer.
     
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  8. 38 Super Fan

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    Indeed. :cool:
     
  9. How about a Valor and some ammo? If it was me that's what I would do. Regards.
     
  10. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Hokie will sell ya his KC for $1,899.00 plus S&H. :rofl:


    BTW, can I have about $2,800 worth of hail for my new Les Baer Monolith? :supergrin:
     
  11. Fedor

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    If I spend that much for a 1911 it's going to be Brand New.
     
  12. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Don't do that, dammit!
     
  13. bac1023

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    :rofl:
     
  14. Fedor

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    Dont worry, I think that flat trigger looks horrendous. :wow:
     
  15. Hokie1911

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    Shipping would be like $200. :supergrin:
     
  16. Ed Brown was my choice, and I have no complaints.

    hokie's has had some back-seat 'smithing, so that would lower the price, I think. Offer him $1500 cash and a bar of soap!

    :supergrin:
     
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  17. Fedor

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    I've always wanted an HK45, so about half of the money might go there.
     
  18. polizei1

    polizei1 It WAS Quack

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    www.harrisoncutsom.com

    You could do a retro carry build, or if you already have a base gun, you could step it up to the custom carry. Or just add whatever you want and go that route!
     
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  19. drc767

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    Except you better be prepared to wait. I exchanged emails with John yesterday.....he has a 4 year wait list for full builds!!
     
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