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#5815831 - 07/03/15 12:32 AM Sig 1911's
CaterpillarMan10 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/13
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Just wanting to hear some first hand experience of people who have owned Sig 1911's. I am looking for my first 1911 and the sigs have caught my eye. Not new to pistols at all, just 1911's. Just wanting to hear your opinions. Thanks!

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#5815977 - 07/03/15 08:27 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
TxHunter80 Offline
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Registered: 01/04/15
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I have a C3. It is more accurate than the Kimber and the Colt I once owned. The Sig was very tight and jammed fairly often when it was new. It cycles much better after two or three hundred rounds. I am no expert but I think some of the Sig 1911s have a slightly different slide than other 1911s.

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#5816067 - 07/03/15 09:55 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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I LOVE my XO stainless. I've owned Kimbers and a Springfield and the SIG is by far my favorite.
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#5816075 - 07/03/15 10:01 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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I'm trying to find a nightmare carry for my new carry weapon, just can't seem to sell my G27 lol.
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#5816147 - 07/03/15 10:55 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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I like Springfield, personally.
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#5816164 - 07/03/15 11:14 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
300_WizzM Offline
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Registered: 03/15/14
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Loc: Grand Saline, TX
I picked up a SIG Scorpion and love it.

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#5816291 - 07/03/15 02:11 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
huck18 Offline
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I've had a Sig Scorpian for a year now and it is absolutely fantastic. Smooth slide never a hiccup and extremely accurate. Nice trigger for a factory gun as well. I also own a Sig P938 which is a small frame 1911 style 9mm.

I don't think I will ever buy another pistol that's not a Sig.

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#5816595 - 07/03/15 07:14 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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I love mine. I keep thinking I want to trade it for something else but I just can't do it!
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#5817909 - 07/04/15 11:43 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
Black Ice Offline
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Registered: 02/19/11
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I love my sig scorpion.

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#5819487 - 07/06/15 10:53 AM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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have a gun smith I use occasionally who swears that sig 1911's have the best fit and finish of any of the "over the counter" guns out there... Idk I've not a smith and have only shot a few but I do know that Tac Ops we have in the store is a SWEET feeling gun.
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#5819730 - 07/06/15 01:10 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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I haven't seen a Sig 1911 that wasn't a nicely built gun yet. A lot of their theme guns are all match grand internals too.
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#5819750 - 07/06/15 01:17 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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Sigs appear to be fine by all reports, just be aware that the square top on some models won't fit all 1911 holsters.
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#5819871 - 07/06/15 02:16 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
Reloder28 Offline
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I have 5 Sig 1911's. I like them all. One is a C3 which, is my daily carry gun. One is a 5" that is reserved for 45 Super duty. All of them are quite accurate. Collectively they have been through about 1000 rounds with not a single malfunction.

I know the original Sig 5" models were all outsourced to Wilson for internal parts. Don't know if they still are. Sig originally catalogued a 10mm 5". I hate I missed out on one of those. But, the 45 Super will do 1285 fps with 200 gr XTP's so that's good enough for me.
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#5820533 - 07/06/15 08:38 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
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Thanks for all of the advice . It looks like they are a good option for the price.

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#5820768 - 07/06/15 11:16 PM Re: Sig 1911's [Re: CaterpillarMan10]
jorge Offline
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Heck of a gun for price point. They are a lot more stout than kimbers or many springfields. They use a lot less mim parts compared to others. I have the 3 mentioned and although they all are accuarate the sig is what id bet my money on for durability any fay of the week. I have a sig stx 1911 and its a beauty. I had a trp full rail, now range officer, kimber tac entry ii, wilson combat cqb, and the sig stx. In all honesty i cant say i shoot the wilson any better or the sig hasnt been as reliable. Keep i mind they are all 2k rounds or less.
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