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Dawson Precision STI Trojan 9mm

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Rman 585, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Rman 585

    Rman 585 Chip Maker

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    I want to but a Sti Trojan 5" 9mm from dawson precision.
    Has anyone bought a STI from them?
    If so how was your experience??
    They offer an enhancement package and i called and the woman said you DEFINATELY want to do this for the extra $200
    I have never bought a gun with out seeing or touching it
    What do you guys think?
     
  2. CMG

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    I think both have an enviable reputation, so you'll probably be just fine.

    What does the enhancement package include?
     

  3. Hokie1911

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    I wouldn't hesitate to buy from Dawson. Not sure about the enhancement package.
     
  4. Rman 585

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    this is what it says:

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  5. Gunshine

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    Not sure why you posted it eight times but OK here goes.

    Sounds good to me

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    Sounds good to me :cool:

    Sounds good to me
     
  6. Gunshine

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    Sure edit the post after I do all that.
     
  7. Rman 585

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    was copying and pasting and it was not working......so i thought....LOL:embarassed:
     
  8. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Ditto. It doesn't sound like it's worth an extra $200 IMO. I'd rather pay an extra $300 and have it hardchromed. :cool: I know that's hard for some of you to believe. :whistling:


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  9. skdmrklcy

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    I would expect it to run out of the box without it... I don't see anything in the 200 that is worth it.

    I almost read it as "Pay 200 bucks and we make sure it doesn't need a trip back to the factory..." Which is somewhat scary, but I know STIs are generally thought of as a reliable 1911.

    Shooters Connection also looks like they have some STI's in stock. I don't know if DP stocks them or does drop ship orders. I know DP is a good company though for what its worth.
     
  10. samuse

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    I would go for the enhancement package.

    My 9mm Trojan is a great gun but not too reliable. It needs some tuning.

    It runs about 96-98% out of the box on 124 grain NATO and American Eagle. About the same on WWB.
     
  11. ProCarryNAustin

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    Got my Ranger II from them. Absolutely top notch folks!
    I did not the the enhancement package and mine has been 100%.
    I did have them put their thinnest fiber optic front posts on it which made the sight picture easy to pick up and precision shots are a breeze even with my less than stellar eyesight.
     
  12. Fedor

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    Do it, but for Pete's sake... go with .45ACP :cool:
     
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    STI-excellent. DP, I've used them for parts, etc and they were good to deal with. I would expect the same for their firearms transactions.
     
  14. glock2740

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    Have you tried other magazines? It should feed ball ammo 100%.
     
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    I've only used the Metalform it came with.

    It seems like everyone has good luck with the Tripps.
     
  17. CMG

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    I would pass on the $200 Enhancement Package, but I feel confident in doing all that myself.
     
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    STI have some great CS. So if it doesn't run out of the box, then call them up. $200 is better for the ammo.
     
  19. Hokie1911

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    Yep. :50cal:
     
  20. Texas Bulldog

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    I have 2, 1 from them and 1 from STI.

    They are amazing guns and worth every penny. Seriously my Trojan's are my most shot 1911's