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Whats a fair price for a NIB SA TRP?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Flipz, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Flipz

    Flipz

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    Im interested in getting a SA TRP in the black Armory Kote finish. Im just not sure whats a fair price for one. Ive seen plenty out there with prices ranging from $1400 to a whopping $1700. Obviously I dont want to overpay on an already expensive firearm so I just want to know whats fair.

    If you were going to buy one what would you be willing to pay for one? Is $1400 a fair price?

    Also, what alternatives would you be looking at in the $1000-$1500 price range?

    I would prefer the following features in the 1911 I decide on:

    Steel frame
    Match barrel and bushing
    Tuned trigger
    Low profile Novak style combat night sights
    Front strap checkering
    Beveled magwell


    One last question, if you purchase a firearm online do you have to pay tax on it when it arrives at your FFL?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    www.jetguns.com has them for a little less than $1300.

    Jet guns is Buds in Paris, KY
     

  3. Quack

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    Wow, great price. Thanks so much Quack.

    Do you have any opinions on the TRP?
     
  5. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Yes, it is a very nice 1911.

    :thumbsup:
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    it's a really good gun.

    had a stainless one, but sold it after i bought a TGO-1 (from Bud's/Jet Guns) and then later bought a Custom Shopped AK TRP from Bud's/Gun Warehouse

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  7. Flipz

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    Jet Guns is currently out of stock on the TRP right now. Im gonna contact them tomorrow and see when they will be back in stock. They have the best price I have seen by far.
     
  8. fistpoint

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    Hey? What happened to the "soich" function? No workee...

    I was going to link you to a really good review between the TRP and a Valor...but you get nothing now. Results from searches are practically empty for some reason.

    The consensus from the owners on this and other 1911 forums is people like it, alot. I think the frontstrap is a bit sharp for my tastes, but not for the majority of respondents. If you have soft hands, grip one first.
     
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    Quack Rent this space

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    I thought that they had one last week when I was there.
    If you call, I bought my TGO-1 and a Trophy Match from Chris, who I believe is a manager. He may be able to help you out.
     
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    Quack Rent this space

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    Another option, though it costs more, is the Dan Wesson Valor.
    JG has the for about $1500
     
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    I've had mine for a few years, nice trigger & accurate. :nsb:
     
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    I've thinking about a TRP these last couple weeks. And I was doing so good in gun purchaser's rehab.

    :nailbiting:
     
  14. Monte#2

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    They are usually averaging around $1,300 when I see them...I got mine NIB for $1,050 a year ago at a gun show...best deal I have ever seen on one. Look around though...under $1,300 is not impossible. They are GREAT guns!
     
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    The write up says:

    What makes the gun cheaper than the pro if it offers all the same features? :dunno:
     
  16. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I'd suggest a Kimber Stainless TLE as an option in the price range and style of gun that you're looking at. They aren't TRP's, but they're damn good guns, especially for right around $1000.
     
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    The Pro has no MIM, S&A magwell, Nowlin's barrel (now an Springfield barrel), Black-T finish, hand fit by the Custom Shop, real Novak's, 1.5" @ 25yrd accuracy and has to maintain it for i think 20k rounds, 6-mags, no FCS

    The TRP is a production built gun, with MIM, Armory Kote, Springfield magwell, factory barrel, 2.5" @ 25yrd accuracy, FCS.
     
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    Great info / comparison. Thanks!!
     
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    and straight from Springfield.

     
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    and some more reading on the Pro.
    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0BTT/is_144_24/ai_57886947/