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Glock_your_world
08-19-2012, 22:47
I can trade a Ruger 1911 for a West German sig p228 with a crimson trace grip on it.The sig looks brand new and in great shape. What you guys think should I do it or not?

NeverMore1701
08-19-2012, 22:55
I like 1911s, but the 228 is my second favorite handgun ever. I'd do it.

countrygun
08-19-2012, 22:59
I let a 228 go because I liked the 2022 and my CZ75 Compact better, but, if you are a 228 fan and given what they are going for these days.....maybe. Check the wear on the frame rails first though.

Dawolf
08-20-2012, 07:52
So are not happy with the Ruger 1911? I have heard a lot of mixed reviews of it from friends. The one I put a single magazine through was unimpressive, but it was only a one magazine. The DA/SA Sig is a little like comparing apples to oranges, as well.

CBennett
08-20-2012, 08:01
Wow finally a hard choice(most of the would you trade this for that are super easy or super dumb trades this one is actually difficult) I guess id base it more on what do you like more and if you trade one do you ever plan on replacing it..in other words which will be harder or easier to get down the road if you wanted one a Ruger 1911 or a Sig 228? now if you of the mind that no, you just want one or the other just decide which you like more..the value in the trade is even enough and both guns cool enough that it comes down to(IMO) what YOU want more.

Most of the ones on here are more like I have 23 Glock 19's and my buddy wants one and he is offering a Sig 225 in trade should i do it lol...you actually have a interesting would you do this trade...congrats on a first in a while thinker :)

And do you have other 1911's and do you like the platform? if I had multiple OTHER 1911's that would make my decision to trade one that much easier..if this was my only one id probably keep the 1911.

stopatrain
08-20-2012, 08:13
I like the Ruger and the Sig. but for me the Ruger.

bac1023
08-20-2012, 08:16
The laser has no value to me whatsoever.

Does he have the stock grips?

CBennett
08-20-2012, 08:18
So are not happy with the Ruger 1911? I have heard a lot of mixed reviews of it from friends. The one I put a single magazine through was unimpressive, but it was only a one magazine. The DA/SA Sig is a little like comparing apples to oranges, as well.

In what way was it "unimpressive" though? I will be looking for a 1911 to start rounding out my handgun collection(only 3 left a 1911, a single action revolver and a HKp7) I wont be looking at high end ones I cant afford that i will be looking at the lower mid range ones in theRIA(on the low end) to Remington,,Ruger,Springfield,Colt on the high end(between $450-750 or so including used obviously) since Ruger was on my list what did you find about it..Ive had in the past(colts) several and shot a bunch(friends,guys at the ranges) and the only ones I can say actually impressed me were the Les baer ones lol...and im nt in that zip code price wise :)

12131
08-20-2012, 11:04
I can trade a Ruger 1911 for a West German sig p228 with a crimson trace grip on it.The sig looks brand new and in great shape. What you guys think should I do it or not?
I don't know what you should do, but were I offered such a trade today, I'd do it yesterday.

12131
08-20-2012, 11:06
The laser has no value to me whatsoever.

Does he have the stock grips?
Eh, sell the CT laser grip for $100, and buy a pair of stock grips for $10. Even better. :supergrin:

12131
08-20-2012, 11:17
Check the wear on the frame rails first though.
Good point.
Also, check for barrel smileys. Lots of smileys = higher mileage.
Check the locking block's surface for shiny metal. Shinier = more mileage.
Many of these guns might look "like new" externally, until you take a closer look.

Jade Falcon
08-20-2012, 20:04
Are you stoned? Don't give up the Ruger! :thumbsup:

Dawolf
08-20-2012, 20:17
In what way was it "unimpressive" though? I will be looking for a 1911 to start rounding out my handgun collection(only 3 left a 1911, a single action revolver and a HKp7) I wont be looking at high end ones I cant afford that i will be looking at the lower mid range ones in theRIA(on the low end) to Remington,,Ruger,Springfield,Colt on the high end(between $450-750 or so including used obviously) since Ruger was on my list what did you find about it..Ive had in the past(colts) several and shot a bunch(friends,guys at the ranges) and the only ones I can say actually impressed me were the Les baer ones lol...and im nt in that zip code price wise :)

For one the grip safety was very loose, and to be honest, I like my Kimbers and range officer better. But it is a great looking, and a great value. It is made where I live by the way.

collim1
08-20-2012, 20:27
No the SR1911 is a decent 1911. There are LOTS of P228's out there. Make it a goal to get one later.

Glock26z
08-20-2012, 20:27
Send your Ruger SR 1911 to me and I will even pay shipping. That is at no cost. KEEP THE RUGER 1911. You will be glad you did.

NEOH212
08-20-2012, 20:33
I say keep the Ruger and save up for the Sig. They are both really nice guns. I'm liking the Ruger 1911 more and more. It seems to be a really nice gun for the money.

WXYZ
08-20-2012, 22:13
:agree:KEEP THE SR1911, DON'T GET RID OF IT....you can always get a P228 later.

youngdocglock
08-20-2012, 22:16
:agree:KEEP THE SR1911, DON'T GET RID OF IT....you can always get a P228 later.

I cant agree. SR1911 you can get anywhere.....228's dont pop up very often.......i say get the sig while yojr able to and get the 1911 next time your at....cabelas. lol


I have made this post on my phone. If I spell like a two year old. Blame Android. Not me :)

bac1023
08-20-2012, 22:47
Eh, sell the CT laser grip for $100, and buy a pair of stock grips for $10. Even better. :supergrin:

That sounds good too.

I hate lasers.

NeverMore1701
08-20-2012, 22:51
That sounds good too.

I hate lasers.

I'm not a huge fan. Good way to get some money back for extra mags and ammo.

faawrenchbndr
08-21-2012, 02:33
While I do love 1911s,........If the Sig is in good condition, I can see where
You would be tempted. The West German Sigs are very good. But I think
The Ruger is worth more. I would want the Sig plus $200

ca survivor
08-21-2012, 07:31
the Sig started life more $$$$ and the Crimson grips new, are over $250.00

SigFTW
08-21-2012, 07:35
That sounds good too.

I hate lasers.

Lasers are a fad they serve no real purpose :whistling:

Brucev
08-21-2012, 09:34
I can trade a Ruger 1911 for a West German sig p228 with a crimson trace grip on it.The sig looks brand new and in great shape. What you guys think should I do it or not?

I'd do it. You can get another 1911 w/o any problems. If you want another Ruger 1911, one will come along. The SIG 228 is just about an ideal pistol. The CT grips only make it better.

WXYZ
08-21-2012, 14:45
It is really hard to decide, that's why I purchased both, one of each...:)

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/9734/sigsr.jpg

Bob Hafler
08-21-2012, 14:59
Don't know what you should do, but I wouldn't even consider trading the Ruger 1911. Sigs just do not give me the warm and fuzzies. Not saying there not good guns. Just don't have a strong desire to own one.

ca survivor
08-21-2012, 16:17
It is really hard to decide, that's why I purchased both, one of each...:)

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/9734/sigsr.jpg
yes, that's the best way of solving the problem. LOL

257 roberts
08-21-2012, 18:05
In what way was it "unimpressive" though? I will be looking for a 1911 to start rounding out my handgun collection(only 3 left a 1911, a single action revolver and a HKp7) I wont be looking at high end ones I cant afford that i will be looking at the lower mid range ones in theRIA(on the low end) to Remington,,Ruger,Springfield,Colt on the high end(between $450-750 or so including used obviously) since Ruger was on my list what did you find about it..Ive had in the past(colts) several and shot a bunch(friends,guys at the ranges) and the only ones I can say actually impressed me were the Les baer ones lol...and im nt in that zip code price wise :)
I've just bought a SR1911 to shoot IDPA with and for a truck gun... go buy one and you will be happy( I also have 2 custom Colt 1911 and I still think the Ruger is a good buy)

got2hav1
08-21-2012, 18:10
If the Sig is in good condition I would make the trade. I am fond of the West German Sigs and a P228 is about as good as it gets.

12131
08-21-2012, 20:08
It is really hard to decide, that's why I purchased both, one of each...:)

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/9734/sigsr.jpg
You mean, this P228 that's kept re-listing on GB for a couple of months, now?:dunno:
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=301702447

ca survivor
08-22-2012, 18:25
good eye 12131, wow !!!

countrygun
08-22-2012, 18:29
You mean, this P228 that's kept re-listing on GB for a couple of months, now?:dunno:
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=301702447


<snicker>

GWG19
08-23-2012, 07:41
I would keep the Ruger. I have (not just a picture of one) and am pleased with its performance. If it was one of the Sig 1911's then I might be considering it.

fnfalman
08-23-2012, 08:17
Trade in a Ruger 1911 for a real gun? I'd do it in a heartbeat.