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Old July 11, 2013, 08:05 PM   #26
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STI makes fine pistols. Their Spartan, Filipino built with US lock work has a good reputation.
The Trojan, all made in Texas, is the next step up.

I'd go for a Sentry, but it is more expensive... nearly half as much as a Wilson
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Old July 11, 2013, 08:40 PM   #27
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I'm 18 months and about 2k rounds in with my Springfield Range Officer, it keeps getting better

My buddy has a high end Kimber (Gold Match, I think) that runs great, he has about 800 rounds through it.

My $0.02
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Old July 14, 2013, 05:03 AM   #28
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There is no end to the miriad of 1911's out there. Mostly really good stuff, but a few marginal. I own a couple Kimbers, an S&W, some Springfields, some original GI stuff, etc.. and they all are good guns. I stay away from the foreign copies and the cheaper want-a-bees from this country. A quality firearm will hold it's value or appreciate in value , and there are few things in this world you can count on to do the same.
Buy a higher end 1911 and you will be happier.
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