Originally Posted by Buffering
I have a 24 year old 1200 Defender that I bought NIB. It is a 7+1.
I took off the wooden furniture, replaced the front with a Choate syn, the rear with a 12" Hogue, recently changed the follower and went with a replacement Wolff mag spring.
The gun shoots great, is quick on cycling and otherwise reliably delivers as promised. No complaints at all.
Once you learn the slide release location and practice with it, it's a good weapon. I paid $199 and thought it was a great value.
I paid the same for my NIB 1200 Defender.