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Old 05-25-2005, 08:48 PM
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I am going to purchase a 1911 style auto in 45ACP and was wanting some opinions as to which gun you would suggest. I know Kimbers are fine (I have one of their 22LRs), but I don't want to spend that much on one of their pistols. Perhaps your experience with Rugers, Springfield, Taurus, etc. So, which would you get and WHY? Thanks.
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Old 05-25-2005, 09:21 PM
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springfield YES, Llama Yes, Tuarus NO!!!, Ruger Maybe, I have a Kimber Tactical II 45. I love it but it just sits in the case cause its to pretty to scratch up. I would ask what your going to use it for and how much you have to spend.
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Old 05-25-2005, 10:27 PM
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Llama over a Taurus????????????[][][][][]

I wouldn't embarrass my attacker by shooting him with a Llama.

If I wanted a 1911 and didn't have a pile of cash I would most definetly look at Springfields. They are a very well built firearm and won't break the bank. You can get the GI model for less than $400 if you look around.

Charles Daly also makes a pretty decent 1911 and doesn't cost a pile of cash either. Lots of features other companies charge lots of extra for. http://charlesdaly.com/html/products...1911_field.asp
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Old 05-25-2005, 11:49 PM
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Colt, Springfield, Kimber for a medium priced pistol that probably won't give you any problems.

Cheapy pistol that will more likely run right than not- Norinco
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Old 05-26-2005, 05:47 AM
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Kimber pistols start at about $600 and go up from there. This is not much more than a lot of other 1911 pistols. If I was going to buy one I would spend a little more on a Kimber.
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Old 05-26-2005, 06:36 AM
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Llama!?! Llama!?!? I've never actually heard anyone recommend one of these before. I really think you have to draw a line somewhere and a Llama is WAY below where your line should be drawn. As stated elsewhere here, you don't have to buy a $1200 Kimber but, for $600, you can find some nice shooter .45's. Let us know what you find.
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Old 05-26-2005, 07:23 AM
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i HATE utarus with passion. i suggest Llama if its just gonna be tossed around. My buddy has one and its shoots pretty nice. I would take my kimber over it anyday but still a nice shooting little pistol; and for a little over 200bux you cant say much on the price. Still i would agree with Bigbulls, get a kimber or springfield first.
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Old 05-26-2005, 07:29 AM
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Of the ones you mention, the Springfield is at the top of the list.
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Old 05-26-2005, 07:49 AM
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Since you've eliminated Kimber I would look to the Springfield & next the Charles Daly in that order.
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Old 05-26-2005, 08:43 AM
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I second the Springfields. The Mil-Tech 1911-A1 is a great pistol at a greater price.
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