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WinterWizard
05-18-2012, 01:34
I thought some fellow 1911 fans might like a review from someone who has owned a SR1911 for one year.

I bought my SR1911 in May 2011 for $619 from my LGS. I think it was about $672 out the door after tax and background check fee. I had been wanting a stainless 1911 with exactly the features of the SR1911, so when I saw one in my LGS in early May, I jumped all over it.

THE GOOD

1) Great fit and finish. Slide to frame fit is neither loose or super tight – seems to be somewhere in that medium range. But the barrel to bushing fit is pretty tight – I can induce no movement when in lockup.

2) Very accurate out of the box. Good, but not great, sights. Several accuracy tests that I have read from reputable sources indicate that it's about a 2" gun at 25 yards. Some tests are a little better, some are a little worse. I rarely shoot past 10 yards or so, but I can make a 2" ragged hole all day at 7-10 yards if I slow fire. Firing from a rest, free hand, I can put 5 shots into essentially the same hole at 10 yards.

3) Great trigger. Felt about 5 lbs. with a clean break when new. Now it seems to have a smoother take up and lighter break, perhaps a bit over 4 lbs. Very nice trigger!

4) The gun does not seem to be magazine picky. Every mag I have tried so far works, including a few cheap Pro-mag mags.

One year later, and about 1100 rounds down range (I know, not that much, but I have had a few other guns to feed :supergrin:) and this thing is still great! You sometimes think that a good thing will eventually fail or let you down in some way. Well, the SR1911 hasn't so far.

I have only done a few things to mine. I replaced the grips with some black Alumagrips and I polished the feed ramp and barrel throat even further. To clarify, the feed ramp and barrel throat out of the box were like half-polished. About 15 minutes, some Q-tips, and some Flitz metal polish, and the feed ramp and barrel throat is mirror polished now.

In full disclosure, I have had exactly 3 malfunctions and all within the first 400 rounds and none since. The first was a Cor-bon 185 gr. +P JHP (standard JHP, not DPX). The round nosedived. It seemed to me that this round had a very pointy hollow point shape and a short OAL. But who knows why it nose dived. I think it just hit the feed ramp at a funky angle and the slide pushed the back of the round up, causing the jam.

The second two malfunctions were with Federal Champion (chumpion) 230 gr. FMJ-RN. Both rounds upon inspection were pushed back, and one was pushed back and crooked! Did the jam push the projectile back, or were they like that and I didn't notice? – who knows. I will also say that all 3 malfunctions came after 80-100 rounds had been through the gun, therefore the gun was pretty dirty, especially the feed ramp and chamber. I clean my guns meticulously after each shooting session, FYI. But I have a theory that 1911's have a much higher propensity for malfunctions after you've shot about 80-100 rounds or so – more so than most other designs. Can they shoot hundreds of rounds without a cleaning and re-lubing? Sure. Would you want to bet your life on it? Hell no. Doesn't matter to me. I clean and lube my guns even if they've only been fired 5 times. I am just OCD like that. A clean gun is a happy gun.

But the next thing I would like to do is polish the chamber to slick it up a bit, but I don't own a Dremel currently – mine took a dump about 6 months ago and haven't had the money to buy another. But overall, I would say the gun is very reliable, seeing as I haven't had a malfunction in the past 700 rounds with several different kinds of FMJ and HP ammo. And the 3 malfunctions did technically take place in the "break in" period (first 500 rounds) and when the gun was dirty. So in essence, I am not worried about it. If it starts happening again, then I will re-evaluate.

Here are the few minor negatives I have to say about the gun after a year of ownership (this isn't a Ruger butt-kissing review).

THE BAD

1) The finish on the grip safety and thumb safety is not the greatest. Kind of chalky and is starting to rub off in places.

2) The trigger, as well as the grip safety, have more wiggle than I would like. I think they are probably typical for a 1911 of this price range, but I am kind of a gun snob and expect every part to be pretty snug. :whistling:

3) As I already said, the feed ramp and barrel throat were not fully polished; they were polished halfway is the best way to describe it. Not a problem, as it only took me 15 minutes and a little elbow grease to bring them to a mirror shine.

So all in all, I would say I am still extremely pleased with the purchase. The best thing I can say about the SR1911 is that if feels like a more expensive gun than its cost would suggest. When I handle and shoot it, it feels like I am shooting a $1000 gun, not an essentially entry-level 1911 (well, perhaps a small step above entry level). And a few friends have said the same. A buddy of mine, who is a Kimber guy, was very impressed with it.

Obviously I have had no breakages or warranty issues.

I don't know what else to say, guys. I am not a gunsmith or gun expert. I know what I know, you know...? :cool:

If anyone has any questions I would be glad to answer to the best of my knowledge.

Gary1911A1
05-18-2012, 07:57
Thanks for the report. Good to know your SR1911 is still running good after a year and 1100 rounds. Mine is also great, but I just got it last month and haven't shot it except for about 100 rounds of my FMJ reloads. So far 100%.:cool:

okie
05-18-2012, 08:55
I'm glad you are happy with the SR my friend:thumbsup:

bac1023
05-18-2012, 08:57
Thanks for the detailed review. :cool:

Urban_Redneck
05-18-2012, 09:20
Thanks for the review.

Shark1007
05-19-2012, 20:49
Thank you for the review, 619.00, I believe that's LEO price, at least what I paid for mine.

WinterWizard
05-20-2012, 00:08
Thank you for the review, 619.00, I believe that's LEO price, at least what I paid for mine.

Nope. Standard citizen price. Prices took off about a month after they came out and the demand exceeded the supply. I've heard of people buying a SR1911 for under $600. I think $650 is a fair price. I wouldn't have paid a penny more. It's a great gun for the price. I will repeat that: It's a great gun for the price. In fact, I don't think it can be beat for a 1911 in the $500-$700 range, which is why there has been such a frenzy.

Folsom_Prison
05-20-2012, 00:29
Thanks for the report!

steve1911
05-20-2012, 01:48
Thanks for the review.



1911club#410

Shark1007
05-20-2012, 05:24
You got a deal, my friend. They are all over the place, some upwards of 750.00

My LEO dealer had 'em for 619.00 right now.

ca survivor
05-20-2012, 08:51
Thanks for the review.

Zombie Steve
05-20-2012, 10:38
I only got to shoot one once. It sure seemed like a keeper for the price range.

You could post some pics... :whistling:

TexasTerror
05-20-2012, 10:58
Awesome review. Seeing that my next gun will probably be a 1911 this was very helpful. I have been eyeing the $1500 and up kimbers not knowing if I would want to spend that much. I'm glad to hear about a different gun with such a great name to back it at such an affordable price. Seems Thai would be a nice step up from a RIA.

La26
05-20-2012, 11:36
You said in your post that the dealer charged you a background check fee? Is that normal where you live? I have purchased many firearms through many different dealers , and have never had to pay a fee for the background check. Just wondering if the dealer is supposed to be charging for that??? No one else seems to question you about it, so it must be the norm everywhere but here in Louisiana.

Excellent review BTW...

WinterWizard
05-20-2012, 18:08
You said in your post that the dealer charged you a background check fee? Is that normal where you live? I have purchased many firearms through many different dealers , and have never had to pay a fee for the background check. Just wondering if the dealer is supposed to be charging for that??? No one else seems to question you about it, so it must be the norm everywhere but here in Louisiana.

Excellent review BTW...

Yep. State law in Wisconsin. I believe it started in the early '90s. I wanna say the fee was $18 last time I bought a gun, but I can't be sure. Every handgun and rifle purchase requires one.

COLDSTEEL165
05-21-2012, 03:43
I picked one up last month after almost a year of searching, The world over for one. Paid apx $781.00 with shp & my dealers $50.00 fee included for bringing it in on his FFL. I am happy wit it. Last year I picked up a S&W 1911 paid $830.00 for that one. As I see it both of these guns are made All in the USA with no foreign parts in them, That's good enough for me.

COLDSTEEL165
05-21-2012, 04:35
Question? Did you Fitz Polish that feed ramp when you got the gun new & saw that it was not fully polished.? Or did you polish it after you ran a few hundred rounds through it.?

WinterWizard
05-21-2012, 14:16
Question? Did you Fitz Polish that feed ramp when you got the gun new & saw that it was not fully polished.? Or did you polish it after you ran a few hundred rounds through it.?

I did it after about 750 rounds had been through the gun.

SIGlock
05-24-2012, 21:55
My SR1911 is very disappointing.

1. Accuracy is horrible. It is worse than the rental SR1911 (see pic.) This is unacceptible accuracy. This much worst than my beloved G21. Now, the rental SR1911 is pretty, but my G21 is even better.

2. Chew up my casing due to uneven machining of the face breech.

3. The #$%ing front sight FELL OFF after 400 rds. Unbelievale.

4. The screws on the wooden face grip keep loosing every 100 rds.

5. Machining or tool marks on the dust cover. Got this right out of the box.

6. The trigger was so-so. Not that great.

This is my first ever 1911. Damm. I am going to trade it as soon as possible and get me another.....Glock. No more 1911.

SIGlock
05-24-2012, 21:59
One more thing....I actually waited more than a year for my SR1911. Just got it last month for $700 plus tax.

I really want to love my 1911. No can do after this.:crying:

spinnerbaitor48
05-25-2012, 18:57
very nice report...thanks.....just got mine about a month ago...have just over 100 rds of white box target 230gr through it....no hiccups so far....i think it is a great shooter...my first 1911....have been trying different hand positions...but finally got comfortable with it......groups are very respectable at 30 ft....got it new in box for 700....looked for about 2 months before i found one....the 8 rd mag does not drop freely like the 7 rd does....any hints about this???.....thanks

WinterWizard
05-26-2012, 14:33
That's unfortunate SIGlock. Mine is very accurate. Perhaps you don't know, most 1911's are harsh on casings, so perhaps your SR1911 is no different than any other 1911. Grip screws coming loose is a common problem on all 1911s. Some blue loctite will fix that. Again, not an SR1911-exclusive problem. And the exterior of the SR1911 is bead blasted, so I don't know how you have machining marks. Seems like you were expecting a $3,000 Wilson Combat or something. Lower your expectations a bit. It's a sub-$1000 gun.

By the by, I could shoot better groups than yours at 25 feet with no sights on the gun. Looks like user error.

SIGlock
05-27-2012, 20:44
That's unfortunate SIGlock. Mine is very accurate. Perhaps you don't know, most 1911's are harsh on casings, so perhaps your SR1911 is no different than any other 1911. Grip screws coming loose is a common problem on all 1911s. Some blue loctite will fix that. Again, not an SR1911-exclusive problem. And the exterior of the SR1911 is bead blasted, so I don't know how you have machining marks. Seems like you were expecting a $3,000 Wilson Combat or something. Lower your expectations a bit. It's a sub-$1000 gun.

By the by, I could shoot better groups than yours at 25 feet with no sights on the gun. Looks like user error.

NO, no, no. Please, please....Let me make myself clear:

I DO NOT expecting a $3,000 Wilson Combat. The Ruger SR1911 is actually a very good gun for its price....if I didn't get a LEMON.

Listen, I checked out everything before I took a plunge into the 1911 Ruger. Let me tell you: The quality, workmanship, machining, accuracy, etc. from the rental 1911 was everything a man could want from a $700. It was great. I was so pleased with it.

By the time I got my order....my SR1911 was a LEMON.

I truly believe Ruger Quality Control at the factory is down due to their great demand. I also bought 2 Ruger CLPs. And these two also have several FTE issues. Funny, my Old CLP that I got two years ago....worked perfect.

I seem to get more problems with Ruger products in recent months than I had in years....with Ruger. (Another thing: I actually had a dinner with Mike Fifer, who is currently the president of Ruger, about two months ago. Unfortunately, I got my Ruger later and didn't have a chance to tell him about this. May be next year when he comes back in town for a visit).

SIGlock
05-27-2012, 20:53
By the by, I could shoot better groups than yours at 25 feet with no sights on the gun. Looks like user error.

O.k. Which groups are you talking about that "you could shoot better than I" ? The group from a Rental SR1911 or my own SR1911?

(Remember, I shot both guns side-by-side just to show the difference. On the same day, same shooter, same ammo, on the same target size, same distance). Shot standing without using any rest, two hand held, slow fire at 25 feet. Each group has 15 shots.

SIGlock
05-27-2012, 21:07
That's unfortunate SIGlock. Mine is very accurate. Perhaps you don't know, most 1911's are harsh on casings, so perhaps your SR1911 is no different than any other 1911.

I don't think your SR1911 can't be more accurate than my RENTAL SR1911. I would be happy to trade my SR1911 for the RENTAL SR1911.....but they won't let me. If yours is much more accurate than my RENTAL SR1911.....I want to see your best target at 25 feet with 15 rds.

The Rental SR1911 does not chew up the casings. OK? I did a thorough test on the rental SR1911 compared against my own....on every aspects. I got a LEMON.

So, you didn't get a lemon. Amd my Rental SR1911 is NOT a lemon. Unfortunately, my own SR1911 is a lemon. What's so hard to understand? There is a thing call Manufacturing's Quality Control.:dunno:

You gave a report on your SR1911.
I gave a report on my SR1911 vs. my rental SR1911. No need to "disbelieving" on what I said...just because you didn't experience any problem with yours.

WinterWizard
05-28-2012, 23:04
I am sorry I responded. You are obviously very touchy on the subject.

COLDSTEEL165
06-09-2012, 23:49
Sig that what Warranties are for. call up Ruger in Prescott & give them hell. tell them of what you are experiencing with the gun. & after waiting a year or more for one, You expect it repaired, right or a new replacement gun. Put them to the question.? " Does Ruger stand behind their products, OR NOT.?" you should get some good results with it or a new gun.? I don't think that Ruger needs any bad PR with their new 1911 guns. good luck & keep us Informed on your results etc.

WinterWizard
06-10-2012, 18:10
Sig that what Warranties are for. call up Ruger in Prescott & give them hell. tell them of what you are experiencing with the gun. & after waiting a year or more for one, You expect it repaired, right or a new replacement gun. Put them to the question.? " Does Ruger stand behind their products, OR NOT.?" you should get some good results with it or a new gun.? I don't think that Ruger needs any bad PR with their new 1911 guns. good luck & keep us Informed on your results etc.

This. And when you have a bad review of a gun, start your own thread instead of crapping in someone else's. Forum etiquette. Just sayin'... :whistling:

Butch H
01-24-2014, 19:18
My SR1911 is very disappointing.

1. Accuracy is horrible. It is worse than the rental SR1911 (see pic.) This is unacceptible accuracy. This much worst than my beloved G21. Now, the rental SR1911 is pretty, but my G21 is even better.

2. Chew up my casing due to uneven machining of the face breech.

3. The #$%ing front sight FELL OFF after 400 rds. Unbelievale.

4. The screws on the wooden face grip keep loosing every 100 rds.

5. Machining or tool marks on the dust cover. Got this right out of the box.

6. The trigger was so-so. Not that great.

This is my first ever 1911. Damm. I am going to trade it as soon as possible and get me another.....Glock. No more 1911.

There is absolutely nothing about this story that I believe. There is absolutely no way a new full size 1911 would fire that bad and erratically at that distance. It would need to have a bushing that locks up loose enough to clatter when shaken. And if there were a problem that bad, any reputable vendor would make it right. Maybe it's been jacked with and modified to the point it can't be returned?

Zombie Steve
01-24-2014, 21:07
My SR1911 is very disappointing.

1. Accuracy is horrible. It is worse than the rental SR1911 (see pic.) This is unacceptible accuracy. This much worst than my beloved G21. Now, the rental SR1911 is pretty, but my G21 is even better.

Ever consider that similar guns might like completely different ammo? You're shooting Blazer Aluminum for God's sake.


2. Chew up my casing due to uneven machining of the face breech.

What do you care if you're shooting Blazer aluminum?


3. The #$%ing front sight FELL OFF after 400 rds. Unbelievale.

Think this might have something to do with the accuracy issue? The freakin' front sight was loose.


4. The screws on the wooden face grip keep loosing every 100 rds.

You're as bad as the "My new Smith magnum XXX sucks because a screw came loose" How a gun guy doesn't have blue threadlocker on his bench is beyond me.


5. Machining or tool marks on the dust cover. Got this right out of the box.

You bought a $700 1911.


6. The trigger was so-so. Not that great.

Compared to your G21?


This is my first ever 1911. Damm. I am going to trade it as soon as possible and get me another.....Glock. No more 1911.

Like judging all toilet paper by the stuff they have on French trains.




I'm guessing you're not the kind of guy that changes his own oil. Best stick to Glocks.

:upeyes:

faawrenchbndr
01-25-2014, 05:20
Damn thread was dead for a year and a half..........here we go again!

Zombie Steve
01-25-2014, 06:30
Damn thread was dead for a year and a half..........here we go again!

I didn't bring it back, but I missed that post. I gotsta get the last word!

chessail 77
01-25-2014, 10:07
Just a quick add on to say I just found one of these and got it at what I think was a great price...611.

ditto1958
01-25-2014, 13:22
I'm glad this thread did come back, because SIGlock's 2 year old posts have me all riled up. SIGlock, if you're still active here, 1. I don't believe you, and 2. If, in the unlikely event the things you claimed about your SR1911 were true, why spend so much time bashing it instead of just sending it back to Ruger?

There. I said it. Now I feel much better.

Oh, and 3. Thanks to the OP. I'm thinking about buying a 1911 and interested in reviews on the Ruger.

faawrenchbndr
01-25-2014, 14:11
Was not directed at you Mr. Steve..........

Zombie Steve
01-25-2014, 19:48
Was not directed at you Mr. Steve..........

No problem.






See? I have to get the last word in. :embarassed:

Butch H
01-26-2014, 06:18
Was not directed at you Mr. Steve..........

Nice back-pedaling, you would 't want to piss Steve off, huh? Sorry, I'll ask your permission next time before I post, sir. I didn't realize you were an exception to the 1st Amendment, which by the way came before the Second Amendment for a reason.

Last I looked, this post still shows up on Internet and (this) forum searches, the 1911s and the Ruger SR1911 are still on the market, people are still actively researching them and considering buying them (like me), etc.

By the way, you don't have to read every post, nor comment on them when they don't suit your sensitivities. But there are other people on the planet (thus this Forum and the Internet), and people considering this gun, or researching this gun, deserve more than a one-sided view of the discussion, which is as pertinent today as yesteryear, when it's a review of a brand and entire class of gun.

Have a nice day, my fellow shooters.

faawrenchbndr
01-26-2014, 06:26
No back peddling at all,.....was not directed at Steve but rather you. Dig the stick out of your butt and knock the chip off your shoulder!

Butch H
01-26-2014, 07:29
No back peddling at all,.....was not directed at Steve but rather you. Dig the stick out of your butt and knock the chip off your shoulder!

"I didn't mean you, Steve" = backpedalling (or was it butt kissing)? I know exactly who you meant, wasn't that clear enough to you from my reply? Or did you even read it? You can read, can't you? Should I try another language?

And funny, as you can tell from my reply (when and if you can read it, or maybe have someone read it to you) the advice to get the stick out of your butt and lose the chip on your shoulder was exactly what I was telling you, Mr. 32000 posts and self-appointed policer of threads and expiration dates. Expect no further response or reply from me. Say your piece and move on. There's that saying about (me) not arguing with an idiot for fear of becoming confused with one...

Zombie Steve
01-26-2014, 08:15
I don't think anyone was seriously busting your chops, Butch. It's just an unusually long time for a thread to be inactive then brought back to life.

Let's start over. Welcome to Glocktalk. I think you were spot on with your first post.

oily_oink
01-26-2014, 08:16
Thanks for the Info!

FLIPPER 348
01-26-2014, 08:17
My God, the 1911 section should be renamed the Drama Queen Forum of late.

MD357
01-26-2014, 09:31
"I didn't mean you, Steve" = backpedalling (or was it butt kissing)? I know exactly who you meant, wasn't that clear enough to you from my reply? Or did you even read it? You can read, can't you? Should I try another language?

And funny, as you can tell from my reply (when and if you can read it, or maybe have someone read it to you) the advice to get the stick out of your butt and lose the chip on your shoulder was exactly what I was telling you, Mr. 32000 posts and self-appointed policer of threads and expiration dates. Expect no further response or reply from me. Say your piece and move on. There's that saying about (me) not arguing with an idiot for fear of becoming confused with one...



Looks like someone needs a diaper change.


Say your "piece?"

Michael Rye
01-26-2014, 09:49
I haven't had a chance to shoot one of these, but based solely on handling a couple of them at my LGS over the last couple years, I'd say they seem to be pretty nice for the price. I am not even a 1911 aficionado particularly ( though I have owned a Delta Elite), but the Ruger SR1911 is very tempting.

faawrenchbndr
01-26-2014, 10:47
Butch H,.....fill one of these out or quit your excessive whining! :dunno:

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/Funnies/hurt-feelings-report.jpg

faawrenchbndr
01-26-2014, 10:47
I haven't had a chance to shoot one of these, but based solely on handling a couple of them at my LGS over the last couple years, I'd say they seem to be pretty nice for the price. I am not even a 1911 aficionado particularly ( though I have owned a Delta Elite), but the Ruger SR1911 is very tempting.

You would enjoy shooting one,......very good deal for the price.

jakebrake
01-26-2014, 10:52
sniff....sniff..... anyone else smelling re-tread?

FriscoCHL
01-26-2014, 20:04
My God, the 1911 section should be renamed the Drama Queen Forum of late.

Been to the BRF lately. Seems to be the MO for forums now a days. Good info or reasonable inquiries turn into a pissing match without fail.

Why is it unreasonable to think that with a mass produced firearm one might have slipped through with problems? The only suspect thing is why didn't the dude contact ruger and send the dang thing back. Maybe he did, that was over a year ago

FLIPPER 348
01-26-2014, 21:55
Been to the BRF lately. Seems to be the MO for forums now a days. Good info or reasonable inquiries turn into a pissing match without fail.

Why is it unreasonable to think that with a mass produced firearm one might have slipped through with problems? The only suspect thing is why didn't the dude contact ruger and send the dang thing back. Maybe he did, that was over a year ago


I've never been to that sub forum but can only imagine the drama!

MrMurphy
01-27-2014, 19:04
Handled one today, hadn't before. Considering the price, it seemed very well put together. Did not get a chance to shoot it for accuracy.

GVFlyer
01-28-2014, 01:48
Butch H,.....fill one of these out or quit your excessive whining! :dunno:

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/Funnies/hurt-feelings-report.jpg

Pretty funny.

quantico
01-28-2014, 13:06
My SR1911 is very disappointing.

1. Accuracy is horrible. It is worse than the rental SR1911 (see pic.) This is unacceptible accuracy. This much worst than my beloved G21. Now, the rental SR1911 is pretty, but my G21 is even better.

2. Chew up my casing due to uneven machining of the face breech.

3. The #$%ing front sight FELL OFF after 400 rds. Unbelievale.

4. The screws on the wooden face grip keep loosing every 100 rds.

5. Machining or tool marks on the dust cover. Got this right out of the box.

6. The trigger was so-so. Not that great.

This is my first ever 1911. Damm. I am going to trade it as soon as possible and get me another.....Glock. No more 1911.

not a decent 1911 to actually determine much about 1911's . remember 1911's are a type of gun not a brand. so the crappy 1911 you got is like saying my 45 dollar tires suck and wore badly and failed so I am never buying a set of tires again... 1911's can be awesome, expensive or mid pack or cheap. not every glock is great... and certainly not every polymer pistol is great either, sigma pistols can machine themselves to death....

GlockFan7
01-28-2014, 16:34
Handled one today, hadn't before. Considering the price, it seemed very well put together. Did not get a chance to shoot it for accuracy.

It is really. I wanted one for myself until my wife saw it. She got the Ruger and that gave me an excuse to buy something else for myself. She's accurate enough with it that I'm now scared of her. I compares favorably to my more expensive guns, especially when you consider the price. While I prefer Lawman for range shooting, there has never been an issue with her shooting Blazer aluminum. I've read of some issues with broken front sights, but never a loose one. The grips screws were slightly loose when she took it out of the box, but I snugged them up and never looked back.

meanc
01-29-2014, 19:37
There is absolutely nothing about this story that I believe. There is absolutely no way a new full size 1911 would fire that bad and erratically at that distance. It would need to have a bushing that locks up loose enough to clatter when shaken. And if there were a problem that bad, any reputable vendor would make it right. Maybe it's been jacked with and modified to the point it can't be returned?

ButchH, I can see you're a special kind of... well "special".

Your assessment that a gun from the Ruger factory would not shoot that erratic, or that the gun had to have been "jacked with" or "modified" as to not be returnable - for it to shoot that erratic...

is all one would need to discredit anything further you have to say about firearms.

Not to mention the fact you revived a 2yr old thread to exhibit your "specialness"

You can find my review of my NIB SR1911 over at the Rugerforum and 1911Forum.

There are plenty of pictures, so you won't really have to strain yourself reading big words.

Butch H
01-29-2014, 20:17
Looks like someone needs a diaper change.


Say your "piece?"

English not your first language?
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/_/dict.aspx?rd=1&word=say+piece

Butch H
01-29-2014, 20:33
I don't think anyone was seriously busting your chops, Butch. It's just an unusually long time for a thread to be inactive then brought back to life.

Let's start over. Welcome to Glocktalk. I think you were spot on with your first post.

Thanks. And I believe I was as well ;) Age of a thread means nothing in the real world. It's a review of a relatively popular make, model and class of gun, that shows up in the first page of searches about Ruger SR1911 reviews. If something doesn't pass the sniff test, other interested parties deserve the right to hear that a review may not be accurate or honest. Am i the only one that thinks sone of those "Ruger" holes (ragged rips) weren't even made with a .45 bullet? Bottom line, anyone that tries to stifle my freedom of speech isn't likely to be someone I respect or get along with. If I need mothering, I'll go visit my Mom. If I need permission to do something, I'll go ask my wife...

meanc
01-29-2014, 21:00
Thanks. And I believe I was as well ;) Age of a thread means nothing in the real world. It's a review of a relatively popular make, model and class of gun, that shows up in the first page of searches about Ruger SR1911 reviews. If something doesn't pass the sniff test, other interested parties deserve the right to hear that a review may not be accurate or honest. Am i the only one that thinks sone of those "Ruger" holes (ragged rips) weren't even made with a .45 bullet? Bottom line, anyone that tries to stifle my freedom of speech isn't likely to be someone I respect or get along with. If I need mothering, I'll go visit my Mom. If I need permission to do something, I'll go ask my wife...

Well, I can assure you, your long winded first post on this thread is as full of stupid as your last. The fact you don't believe it in no way makes any of it untrue.

Or are you just too stupid to know the difference?

And I highly doubt anyone here is trying to "stifle" your freedom of speech... they just want you to stop being stupid.


And BTW here are two targets fired at 20yds - from a rest - with Ruger's factory bushing...

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p571/clads1/DSCN1150.jpg


Here's my target after installing my NM fitted bushing at the same 20yds. And that final top shot is NOT a flier. That was me holding the front sight completely covering the orange circle.


http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p571/clads1/DSCN1151.jpg

So yes, mine was absolutely sub par for accuracy, fit, and function for a NIB gun. But I made it better.

ditto1958
01-30-2014, 08:08
Now, now, everyone. Let's play nice here. Civility is very under appreciated these days, but we all could benefit from more of it.


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