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Carolina Drifter
09-12-2012, 08:38
you've ever owned?

ricklee4570
09-12-2012, 09:29
10 Ring Precision built me a custom 1911 back in 1990 that is still the most accurate 1911 I have. It came with the target (10 shot group at 50 yards under 3 inches) and still shoot great to this day. Built on an Essex frame and Colt slide.

keryou1960
09-12-2012, 17:23
Any Les Baer model with Or without the 1.5" Option @ 50 yrds. All Baers will do less than 3" @50 yrds.

eracer
09-12-2012, 17:24
I've never owned one. But my 1991 Commander shoots just fine.

rb12
09-12-2012, 17:24
I have really been amazed with how accurate my EB Kobra has been from the first trigger pull on.

bac1023
09-12-2012, 18:04
I have quite a few that are very accurate.

I shoot my Infinity the best, due to the accuracy of the gun and the amazing trigger.

:supergrin:


http://i473.photobucket.com/albums/rr97/briancut1023/006-10.jpg

MoCop
09-12-2012, 19:48
My Les Baer Custom Carry.

Damn bac, I cannot get enough of that gun!!! It's always been one of my favorites.

bac1023
09-12-2012, 20:11
Thanks :)

I really love the Infinity.

DRJ1911
09-12-2012, 20:13
I have several that shoot very well but my Wilson is the best I have ever shot.

Doyle

janice6
09-12-2012, 20:13
My old Kimber is excellent. It makes me look good.

sawgrass
09-12-2012, 21:29
My best shooting 1911 is a Les Baer SRP with the 1.5" accuracy guarantee.

majette
09-12-2012, 22:11
my springfield pro will shoot hole in hole all day long if i am up to it. the best shootability came from my trp operator. combination of weight, bull barrel, and heavy recoil spring made it recoil less than a 9mm. it too was a tack driver.

mleroux21
09-12-2012, 22:30
Nice Infinity Bac. Been thinking of ordering one for some time.

Marc

ArmoryDoc
09-12-2012, 22:34
My Dan Wesson CCO is the most accurate and best trigger of a 1911 I've ever shot. Just amazing.

http://app.onlinephotofiler.com/Img1/A_7/8/1/6/226187/166133a71d1547f4855ffd4cf5860d29.JPG?uid=65db6e88-0b2b-4bd0-897d-c83c0459fda3

faawrenchbndr
09-13-2012, 02:30
I'm VERY happy with my GI No Name.........

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/GINoNamewithVZpic1.jpg

Travclem
09-13-2012, 05:17
My TRP is the best shooting 1911 I have.


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Rinspeed
09-13-2012, 07:48
Les Baer.

bac1023
09-13-2012, 11:11
My best shooting 1911 is a Les Baer SRP with the 1.5" accuracy guarantee.

I love that one too, Rhonda. :)

bac1023
09-13-2012, 11:12
Nice Infinity Bac. Been thinking of ordering one for some time.

Marc

Go for it Marc.

They won't be getting any cheaper. :shocked:

CDR_Glock
09-13-2012, 12:24
Mine are all quite accurate. However, my Guncrafter and Ed Brown Special Forces has been great. I just picked up a Wilson CQB today. I haven't shot it, yet, since I picked it up after going to the range.

porschedog
09-13-2012, 12:27
My Gold Cup and, believe it or not, my s/s Springfield Armory Compact. That commander-sized beast is amazing.

bac1023
09-13-2012, 12:45
Mine are all quite accurate. However, my Guncrafter and Ed Brown Special Forces has been great. I just picked up a Wilson CQB today. I haven't shot it, yet, since I picked it up after going to the range.

Congrats! :cool:


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Drilled
09-13-2012, 12:53
[QUOTE=faawrenchbndr;19414136]I'm VERY happy with my GI No Name.........

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/GINoNamewithVZpic1.jpg[/Q

Who makes that gun?

MajorD
09-13-2012, 13:06
my Les Baer premier II ties with my old USGI 1967 built national match pistol. I can shoot one handed bullseye shooting groups of under 2 inches at 25 yards. my groups at 50 yards hover around 5 inches, but the guns can definitely still do better.

Berto
09-13-2012, 13:13
My old Kimber is excellent. It makes me look good.

Same for me.
I had a few Colts over the years and then the Kimber, the difference is obvious from the shooter's perspective.
I'd love to own a Bauer or other top tier gun someday, but I can't honestly say the targets would notice.
A good 1911 is something special.

glock2740
09-13-2012, 13:47
My DW Guardian 9mm is the best from the factory that I shoot. Not saying it's my "most accurate" gun, but I shoot damn good with it. I had Chuck fit a Kart .38 Super barrel into my Kimber 9mm Target II and it may be the most accurate gun I own.

DW Guardian 9mm
http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/OU1911/IMG_3648.jpg

Kimber Target II 9mm/.38 Super
http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/OU1911/213.jpg

bac1023
09-13-2012, 14:54
[QUOTE=faawrenchbndr;19414136]I'm VERY happy with my GI No Name.........

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/GINoNamewithVZpic1.jpg[/Q

Who makes that gun?

Guncrafter Industries

They're one of the best in the business.

glock2740
09-13-2012, 15:00
[quote=Drilled;19415566]

Guncrafter Industries

They're one of the best in the business.
Yes indeed. :cool:

glockin-45
09-13-2012, 16:08
Any Les Baer model with Or without the 1.5" Option @ 50 yrds. All Baers will do less than 3" @50 yrds.
The Guns may, but many a man can't! I'll have to say the best shooting one i owned, was a DW CC0. The only one i own now is my SA TRP, which i'm very happy with.

Jim S.
09-13-2012, 17:29
I think that any full size 1911 can shoot better than I can.
If I take my time and do everything properly even a cheap Mil-Spec shoots great.

bac1023
09-13-2012, 17:43
The Guns may, but many a man can't!

Very true, but its still fun to talk about a gun's capabilities. :)

EKUJustice
09-13-2012, 20:26
Wilson combat here

glock_19guy1983
09-13-2012, 20:57
My Kimber Aegis Custom that Ive converted to 38 super shoots very nice. It has quickly become my favorite carry piece.

http://i996.photobucket.com/albums/af88/sbeatty1983/2012-07-17_19-39-35_168.jpg

PlasticGuy
09-13-2012, 20:59
My smoothest operating 1911 is my Yost Signature, built on a stainless Colt. It is the easiest of all my handguns to shoot well. It is effortless.

My most mechanically accurate 1911 is my 1.5" Les Baer Premier II. I'll never know exactly what it's capable of, because I'll never be good enough to outshoot the gun. It's not as perfectly fitted and finished as my Yost, but it is built to drive tacks.

38 Super Fan
09-14-2012, 09:33
http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/n602/hackman1911/TGO1003.jpg

Not sure if my TGO1 is actually any more accurate than my Brown, Baer, or RRAs, but I seem to shoot it just a tad better than them.

bac1023
09-14-2012, 17:04
http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/n602/hackman1911/TGO1003.jpg

Not sure if my TGO1 is actually any more accurate than my Brown, Baer, or RRAs, but I seem to shoot it just a tad better than them.

The TGO1 is an awesome 1911 for sure. :cool:

rhino673
09-14-2012, 20:05
Wow, there are some nice 1911s in this thread. I wish I could afford most of them. For me though , I have to say the most accurate 1911 I have ever owned is my Springfield range officer. I love it! Especially now that I have installed a new tritium front sight from Dawson precision.

bac1023
09-14-2012, 20:09
Wow, there are some nice 1911s in this thread. I wish I could afford most of them. For me though , I have to say the most accurate 1911 I have ever owned is my Springfield range officer. I love it! Especially now that I have installed a new tritium front sight from Dawson precision.

There's nothing wrong with a Range Officer.

Short Cut
09-14-2012, 21:24
It's between these two. Baer UCM 1.5 and Springfield TGO1

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh67/JMB1911/Guns/TGO1UMHConAE.jpg

Jager247
09-14-2012, 23:22
I hate to admit it, but my kimber ultra II is one of my most consistent shooter. My target 1911's have off days more often then not.

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z334/jagertime247/6adf4975.jpg

fnfalman
09-15-2012, 00:05
Colt .38 Super Government Model.

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f308/fnfalman/Colt%20El%20Centauro/ColtElCentauro2ndDay3.jpg
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f308/fnfalman/Colt%20El%20Centauro/ColtElCentauro2ndDay2.jpg
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f308/fnfalman/Colt%20El%20Centauro/ColtElCentauro2ndDay4.jpg
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f308/fnfalman/Colt%20El%20Centauro/ColtElCentauro2ndDay5.jpg
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f308/fnfalman/Colt%20El%20Centauro/ColtElCentauroMozambique.jpg

okie
09-15-2012, 06:37
The Kimber Classic Stainless I used to own, but honestly I think it was the ammo, not the gun, I believe my RO would shoot just as well with the same ammo. A friend of mine back in KS hand loaded and he had been doing so for a thousand years and had it down pat. He wasn't a rich guy and he sold me ammo at half of retail, that way I saved a bunch and he made a few bucks, plus he knew if something ever did go wrong and my gun blowed up I wouldn't sue him:supergrin:

Quack
09-15-2012, 06:52
Right now it's my Harrison 2011.
http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/i-3HdnTgq/0/L/i-3HdnTgq-L.jpg

In this photo Costa is doing a demo and shooting at my target. The target was shot from 3 yards all the way out to 25yards and including going from different positions. One drill was standing, kneeling, standing at 25yards. the 2 high rounds were from standing and the others were from kneeling, both at 25 yards.

http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/i-wJvrhMQ/0/L/i-wJvrhMQ-L.png

my other favorites:
http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/1178436339_xibVq-L.jpg

http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/1178611018_TruhH-L.jpg

bac1023
09-15-2012, 07:00
It's between these two. Baer UCM 1.5 and Springfield TGO1

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh67/JMB1911/Guns/TGO1UMHConAE.jpg

Those are two awesome choices. :thumbsup:

bac1023
09-15-2012, 08:31
my other favorites:
http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/1178436339_xibVq-L.jpg



Very nice Don

Lot's of TGO1s in this thread. :supergrin:

lilmule
09-15-2012, 08:46
Hmmm the small dogs need to be represented
Llama 32 acp
http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp228/lilmule12002/llama001.jpg

bac1023
09-15-2012, 09:18
Hmmm the small dogs need to be represented
Llama 32 acp
http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp228/lilmule12002/llama001.jpg

That's not a 1911 though.

They are many differences in design.

Quack
09-15-2012, 09:19
Thanks Brian. Haven't taken it out in a while, so I think its coming out tomorrow. :)

Sent from my ADR6425LVW using Tapatalk 2

lilmule
09-15-2012, 09:43
Its as much a 1911 as any other clone,kimber etc.If one wants to be a purist only a colt would suffice,that is a small version of a 45 Llama.Only difference is as 32 acp blowback,from 380 up can have same locking and everything.Other than that no differences in operation,in my small version.
I have a 45 acp also have a truck to carry it with.

glock_19guy1983
09-15-2012, 09:57
Its as much a 1911 as any other clone,kimber etc.If one wants to be a purist only a colt would suffice,that is a small version of a 45 Llama.Only difference is as 32 acp blowback,from 380 up can have same locking and everything.Other than that no differences in operation,in my small version.
I have a 45 acp also have a truck to carry it with.

The parts on a kimber interchange with colt. LLama is a spanish saturday night special. I wound up with one in a lot of guns at an estate auction. It was almost new and still absolute garbage. If you are willing to trust your life to cheap spanish junk, more power to you.:rofl::rofl:

rhino673
09-15-2012, 10:51
Sorry, dang double post.

jakebrake
09-15-2012, 10:54
tough call...

my smith 1911 is a dream, and a para ordinance 14 i had way back when was a tackdriver.

my mil spec springer was "ok"

rhino673
09-15-2012, 10:55
Its as much a 1911 as any other clone,kimber etc.If one wants to be a purist only a colt would suffice,that is a small version of a 45 Llama.Only difference is as 32 acp blowback,from 380 up can have same locking and everything.Other than that no differences in operation,in my small version.
I have a 45 acp also have a truck to carry it with.

No, it is most assuredly NOT a 1911. Just because a firearm sorta looks like a 1911 that doesn't make it so. I am not bashing your gun but don't fool yourself by thinking it is something that is not.

lilmule
09-15-2012, 11:03
Hmm the vast majority of firearms info websites list it as such but guess depends upon the crowd your in.The Llama 45 is considered by most to be a 1911 clone,it is but a smaller version,im happy with it any way shoots nice 2 in groups at 11 yards.
The 45 acp I own isnt anywhere near a 1911 -hipoint jhp eats any ammo no fte no ftf,to large stays on the nightstand.

MrGlock21
09-15-2012, 22:53
I have quite a few that are very accurate.

I shoot my Infinity the best, due to the accuracy of the gun and the amazing trigger.

:supergrin:


http://i473.photobucket.com/albums/rr97/briancut1023/006-10.jpg

Their address is half an hour drive from my place. Maybe it's time to personally bring them a check for an order. :supergrin:
Their guns are truely amazing. Simply fantastic.

bac1023
09-15-2012, 23:04
Its as much a 1911 as any other clone,kimber etc.If one wants to be a purist only a colt would suffice,that is a small version of a 45 Llama.Only difference is as 32 acp blowback,from 380 up can have same locking and everything.Other than that no differences in operation,in my small version.
I have a 45 acp also have a truck to carry it with.

Uh, no its not.

Even the 45 Llama is not interchangeable with a 1911. That's Colt, Kimber, or otherwise.

Sorry to burst your bubble.

bac1023
09-15-2012, 23:07
Hmm the vast majority of firearms info websites list it as such but guess depends upon the crowd your in.The Llama 45 is considered by most to be a 1911 clone,it is but a smaller version,im happy with it any way shoots nice 2 in groups at 11 yards.
The 45 acp I own isnt anywhere near a 1911 -hipoint jhp eats any ammo no fte no ftf,to large stays on the nightstand.

The Llamas are not 1911 clones. Very few parts are compatible.

ColdBlooded
09-15-2012, 23:07
This thread is about to get epic.

bac1023
09-15-2012, 23:09
Their address is half an hour drive from my place. Maybe it's time to personally bring them a check for an order. :supergrin:
Their guns are truely amazing. Simply fantastic.

Go for it.

They build some of the best handguns in the world. :cool:

bac1023
09-15-2012, 23:10
This thread is about to get epic.

That's cool.

I like epic threads. :cool:

Clutch Cargo
09-16-2012, 20:46
An Armand Swenson built 1911 I owned in the late 70s.

bac1023
09-16-2012, 20:54
An Armand Swenson built 1911 I owned in the late 70s.

Dang, it's shame you sold it.

They go for big bucks today,

8Ring
09-22-2012, 08:34
A STI Trojan .45 acp tuned by Brazos Custom. Then again, it is the own 1911 I've ever owned.

lilmule
09-22-2012, 09:11
Only other 1911 type ive owned other than the LLama, is a Polish Radom in 9mm,built on a 45 frame havnt a clue if parts interchange.
Had nazi markings rather crude late war but accurate.Sold late eighties.
Am eying a small american tactical,or rock island or springfield ,cant cc a full size as am small.7 rds or single stack mag,no pinkie ext, 3.2-3.5 in barrel-500 bucks inc tax nib,dont care how much it weighs want some weight.

knedrgr
09-23-2012, 02:13
This is not bad. Personally built from a Remsport frame/slide kit. 45ACP.

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss343/urbanguerillaclothing/Remsport_Rail.jpg

at 25 yards, free-hand, slow fire. 7-rounds.
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e121/fourstardrift/Guns%20stuff/306e5ef3.jpg

This was recently added to the inventory. STI Duty One 9mm w/ a newly fitted EGW monogram bushing/plug set. Lock up is almost Baer tight.
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e121/fourstardrift/Guns%20stuff/148CD143-ABDC-461D-9299-D62F2636CCD1-8854-00000934647A83E3.jpg

7 yards, free-hand, slow fire. 9-rounds.
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/422587_416027471779239_47125731_n.jpg

knedrgr
09-23-2012, 02:15
Right now it's my Harrison 2011.
http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/i-3HdnTgq/0/L/i-3HdnTgq-L.jpg


http://photosbydon.smugmug.com/photos/1178611018_TruhH-L.jpg

My favorites too. :cool:

ricklee4570
09-24-2012, 05:47
My 10 Ring Precision came with a 3 inch @50 yard guarantee and targets were sent with the gun. A friend has a Les Baer 1.5 inch guarantee gun as well. Both are awesome shooters. With that said, we both shoot the 10 Ring Precision gun better.

Even in a Ransom Rest, we have never been able to duplicate the 1.5 inch at 50 yards (5 shot)

We have gotten 10 shot groups around 3 inches though.

TAKtical
09-25-2012, 03:32
Springfield armory full rail trp operator

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj536/gunsandgearguy/Snapbucket/A1E8EC1A_zps3451ded7.jpg

faawrenchbndr
09-25-2012, 13:37
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/818a5a49f07b926a5faa6ec7a46ef026_zpsde528292.jpg

ilgunguygt
09-25-2012, 14:25
I have quite a few that are very accurate.

I shoot my Infinity the best, due to the accuracy of the gun and the amazing trigger.

:supergrin:


http://i473.photobucket.com/albums/rr97/briancut1023/006-10.jpg


What I love about that pistol is that it manages to exude all the "bling" one would want in a custom gun, but still has a tremendous amount of class and taste. Thats a real work of art.

G26AZ
09-25-2012, 14:29
Absolutely without a doubt the best shooting 1911 I have is a 1978 Colt (LW) Commander .45. Had it NP3+ coated by Robar and now use it as my EDC. Of course its also my ONLY 1911, but . . . .:whistling:

Bren
09-25-2012, 14:48
you've ever owned?

One I built myself, mainly using parts I bought on Ebay. Not really concerned with looks or anybody's name on it. I built it to shoot in IDPA/CDP but now it's mainly a gun I keep in my truck, since I don't have much invested in it.

http://www.fewpb.net/~brenn/1911a1.JPG

bac1023
09-25-2012, 16:22
What I love about that pistol is that it manages to exude all the "bling" one would want in a custom gun, but still has a tremendous amount of class and taste. Thats a real work of art.

Thanks

I only thing I don't like are the bright stainless controls. I specified stainless, but honestly was thinking it would be more of a matte look. That's the only thing I was disappointed with when I took delivery of the gun in 2009. That said, it's a minor gripe. The gun is an amazing shooter and top notch quality.

Kurly
09-25-2012, 18:17
TRP for me. Custom trigger, novak rears, dawson front....

glock2740
09-25-2012, 18:26
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/818a5a49f07b926a5faa6ec7a46ef026_zpsde528292.jpg
Sweet looking DE Greg. :thumbsup:

bac1023
09-25-2012, 19:00
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/818a5a49f07b926a5faa6ec7a46ef026_zpsde528292.jpg

Very nice, Greg :thumbsup:

fx77
09-25-2012, 19:12
Richatd Heine reworked Colt Series 80... and a Wilson Combat