GUN So......Full size .45 1911's

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  1. KMD

    KMD New Member

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    I am looking for something between $700 and $1000.

    What do you recommend, best bang for the buck?

    Right now the The STI Spartan is at the top of my list.
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Easy, Dan Wesson PM7


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    How much do those PM7's go for? Link to prices?
     
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    Yeah that's very slick. I likey. For ~$800, that's a really good deal for such a nice gun.
     
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    I had some issues early on, but that was getting my reloads up to snuff and mag tuning/experimenting. The day I picked up the gun, I shot an indoor IPSC match that night and it ran flawlessly.

    The gun is built on a solid platform, and the fit and finish is top notch for anything even above it's price point. It's a lot of gun for the money.
     
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    How are Dan Wesson and CZ connected? I never knew CZ ever even made any 1911s.
     
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    Bob Serva, then owner of Dan Wesson sold them to CZ in 2005. Bob then went to work for CZ and together they have made an amazing 1911.
     
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    If the Dan Wessons are ~$800 in the US they are going to be over $1000 by the time I get it up here in Canada :hsugh:

    I will have to contact some dealers and get some actual pricing up here on the Dan Wessons.

    I know the STI Spartans are going for $789
     
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    That's hot.
     
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    They seem to grow in my backyard as well. :naughty:

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    I like mine just fine

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    Yaaaay for Springers....

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    Bob has since left CZ though and started his own company Fusion Firearms. He is doing some really good work there with semi customs for good prices.

    I have a 9mm on order from him right now. If you want to stretch your budget a few hundred bucks you can get a real nice weapon from Fusion with custom like attention to the build and customer service.
     
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    whats your guys opinion on the Taurus 1911
     
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    I've been eying one, but I can't get past the name Taurus. :hs:
     
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