Getting off topic, I know. But I've bought many 1911 parts from eBay and I haven't had any issues yet. So let's not generalize too much.
"Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.” -Vladimir Lenin
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson (An early warning to Obama care)