GUN entry level 1911

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  1. TwistedMind

    TwistedMind New Member

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    So i want to buy 2 1911's. one for me to build up over time into a nice gun.

    One for my dad hes more of a point and shoot guy been helping me out with my home remodel and he deserves something nice since he wont take any money from me.

    I really only have about 1000 dollars to do this with. I know thats asking alot but I'm hoping you guys and gals can point me in the right direction.

    Just to be clear I dont need some super tactical tricked out race guns.

    I just want reliable guns that would be a good foundation for a build.

    I was looking at RIA any other companies I should consider?

    Is RIA a good foundation for a build?
     
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    If you can push that budget a little, the STI Spartan would be a good starting point, but they are around $600-650.
     
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    I havent even looked into smiths.
     
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    recomendations?
     
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    Hi, the latest buzz for budget 1911's have been around these new 1911's called American Classic 2's. Supposeably they are under $400 but I suspect, not for very long.

    The gunsmith that worked on my revolver, a pretty well known revolver/competitive shooting smith bought one and is raving about it.

    http://www.brianenos.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=96673&st=0&p=1105067&#entry1105067

    Range reports have been fairly good, says that it could get finicky, but for the most part it's fairly easy fix.

    it's not a custom SVI or Colt, but it's a good blaster with potential, even more important, is in your price range.
     
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    Except for the front serations it a good looking pistol. I'll have to go find one. Thanks
     

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