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No name or springfield pro

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by lawdog734, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. lawdog734

    lawdog734

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    I finally got enough money to get a nice semi custom gun. I have never handled either one but I was hoping you guys could help me make up my mind. Either the No Name by Gun Crafter or Springfield Pro. Thanks for your time.
     
  2. Ruggles

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    Tough one. The No Names are a hot ticket lately but I have never heard a bad word about the Springfield Pros either. I would go with the Pro but would be 99% as happy with the No Name. Not much help am I? :)
     

  3. ctfireman

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    I don't know alot about GC's but all i've seen are gorgeous & a i love springfields.......that's a coin toss for me.
     
  4. WellArmedSheep

    WellArmedSheep NRA Member

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    Maybe bac will chime in.
     
  5. lawdog734

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    Thanks guys. I am leaning toward the pro but they are both so nice.
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    I like the Pro, though I've never fondled a NN
     
  7. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    No Name. Hands down. And, in about 12 weeks, I'll show you why. :cool:
     
  8. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    Another good point 12 months vs.12 weeks.
     
  9. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Don't get me wrong. I'm not knocking the Pro AT ALL. I'm just really high on the Gun Crafter hands on quality right now.
     
  10. lawdog734

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    The gun will be a carry gun for when I am on the bomb squad and certain off duty jobs. If I go with the pro I will be looking for someone who has it in stock. 12 months is a little to long of a wait for me.
     
  11. Rinspeed

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    The PRO has a well respected proven track record.
     
  12. drc767

    drc767 Navy CSAR

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    Nothing against the Pro (it is an awesome pistol), but I am a huge fan of the GC pistols. For those that have never seen or handled one, I can understand the skepticism, but the GC pistols are incredible builds. Alex Zimmerman is a perfectionist and will not allow a pistol out the door that does not meet his high standards. Mine has become my everyday carry pistol over quite a few other 1911's. I like it that much....Either way you go, you cannot lose, though...
     
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    Wow! Tough call...I like them both...A LOT! The SA is outstanding! And from what I am hearing form the good folks on here...the GC is outstanding as well! I would lean towards the SA, only because I have no expereince with dealing with GC...and when I have dealt with SA customer service, and the SA weapons I own...all are top notch! SA is sometimes the "forgotten" in the semi-custom world...they are outstanding! I usually never say this...but it might just come down to personal preference, looks, etc. Couldn't go wrong with either! Okay...I rambled and offered really no help at all!:embarassed:
     
  14. zhix

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    I just priced a SA Pro last week. My dealer said $2500( I thought they were closer to $2250?) and his wholesalers currently do not have any. I don't have experience w/either but IMO I'd go with the CG since every other company can't keep from putting rediculous rollmarks on their slides.
     
  15. Quack

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    $2500 is the going rate.
     
  16. Dean22

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    Sorry....was thinking about Bac's No Name again...I think either way you'll be happy! :wavey:
     
  17. lawdog734

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    Thanks guys for the help. I guess I just have some thinking to do, makes my brain hurt.
     
  18. majette

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    i vote pro, just because of springfield's support. the no name may be nice but the pro is PROven.
     
  19. Quack

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    if we ever go shooting, i can bring the 2 Custom Shop guns so you get a feel for it. i don't have a NN...yet :supergrin:
     
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    i have never handled a GC NN, but i think it would be pretty tough to be better than a Pro. SA arguably has the best custom shop out there