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#6540805 - 11/12/16 07:53 PM Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
Looking at Ruger, Springfield, Colt, and Kimber. My buddy has a Kimber Eclipse which is awesome. I had a Springfield mil-spec which was not very nice. Every Ruger firearm I've owned has been fantastic, so I like them. Just looking for opinions on models. I know nothing about the Colt models, and very little about the difference in the SA Operator, Loaded, Range Officer, etc. And I have no idea how the design and build quality of the different brands compares to one another.

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#6540807 - 11/12/16 07:55 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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New or used?

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#6540808 - 11/12/16 07:55 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Sa RO or loaded
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#6540834 - 11/12/16 08:11 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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I love Kimber 1911. Springfield is also great.

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#6540846 - 11/12/16 08:23 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: jhenderson]
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Originally Posted By: jhenderson
New or used?
Preferably new. My luck with used guns isn't great.

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#6540853 - 11/12/16 08:28 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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#6540863 - 11/12/16 08:35 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Colt, kimber, ruger, Springfield, maybe an sti if you are lucky.

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#6540865 - 11/12/16 08:37 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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I have a Sig 1911 and love it. I had a Springfield before and I feel like the quality, fit and finish with the Sig is superior to the Springfield.

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#6540871 - 11/12/16 08:44 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Sig, para

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#6540906 - 11/12/16 09:06 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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I have the Ruger in Commander size that I love. Can't go wrong with the ones Jhenderson mentioned.
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#6540937 - 11/12/16 09:27 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Love my Ruger. Has a couple hundred rounds through and not so much as a hiccup.
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#6540965 - 11/12/16 09:55 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Colt

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#6540968 - 11/12/16 10:00 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
Superduty Offline
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That is an easy question.

Springfield Range Officer, period.

Read up on them...great gun....Kimber is a joke, IMO....custom gun aka trademark...again read up.

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#6540972 - 11/12/16 10:06 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: patriot07]
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Sig hands down. Out of all of them fewest mim parts and has the best results on torture tests. Next would be the sa ro


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#6540979 - 11/12/16 10:11 PM Re: Best 1911 in $700-$900 price range [Re: gharmon1]
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Originally Posted By: gharmon1
Colt
What model?

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