if someone gave you $1400 b ut yhou had to spend it on a 1911. what wouild you get?

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  1. byf43

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    Gold Cup National Match, every day of the week. Twice on Saturday. Three times on Sunday.

    Somebody just offered me a stainless Gold Cup NM, less than 30 minutes ago, for a lot less than $1k.
    Less than 100 rounds through it.

    Fighting the urge to pry my wallet open!!! :)
     
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    Another Springfield SS Range Officer, but this time in .45 and spend the rest on ammo.
     
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    First choice would be used STI Sentry not sure of caliber, maybe 9mm, second choice would be a 9mm Gold Cup.
     
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    Personally, a commander size 1911 in 38 Super w/o the goofy bobtail.
     
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    Kimber Super Match II. I'd have to add some with the $1400 but that's ok...the $1400 is the bulk of the deal.
     
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    One of the DW suppressor ready 9mm models. I just checked GB and there are some just under $1400.
     
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    I'd probably try and find a slightly used DW VBOB in 10mm
     
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    have to go with a Wilson Combat.
     
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    I traded for my first Gold Cup at a gun show in February. I ended up selling it for $900 because it was a series 80. I'd probably have kept it if not for that. If somebody offered me a stainless Gold Cup for well under $1K right now, I'd buy it and take it to the gun show next weekend and see what I could get out of it.

    If I was spending $1,400 on a 1911, I'd probably go down to Bud's or KY Gun Co. and see what they had in stock - I'd lean toward Colt or Springfield Armory, steel frame, checkered front strap, none of that drop-safety series 80 crap and no external extractors.
     
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    ok i meant to say a new 1911
     
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    Springfield TRP or a Dan Wesson.
     
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    Either a Colt Delta Elite TT 10mm FS or a Springfield Range Officer Elite Operator 10mm 5" and use the balance of the money to add all the little things I need to make it perfect for me (trigger, sights, mag well, etc.).
     
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    Colt, series 70, commander or Government, fixed sights, and Wilson Combat 47 Mags.

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