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Old 11-29-2012, 12:51   #1
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Like new Sig Tac Ops for $800. Deal?

I've been eyeing the Tac Ops series for awhile. Don't care a ton for a railed 1911, but would like to have one at the same time. The local range/gun shop has one in like new condition with four 8 round mags for $800. Everywhere I've looked, they're closing in or just above the 1K mark. Not a great deal, but you'd probably have to find a pretty desperate seller to get one in this condition any cheaper. I figure, worst case scenario, that I could always get my money back out of it. Thoughts/opinions?
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Old 11-29-2012, 13:22   #2
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Sig's are ok...........I'd carry a Glock first though
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:10   #3
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Sig's are ok...........I'd carry a Glock first though
I already carry a Glock about 75% of the time anyway.
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Old 11-29-2012, 13:37   #4
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I'm not a huge fan of the Sig 1911 styling, but it sounds like a decent price if you want a railed 1911.
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Old 11-29-2012, 14:14   #5
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I've also thought about a Doublestar for a railed 1911.
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Old 11-29-2012, 16:27   #6
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Agreed - worst case you could almost certainly recoup 100% of your investment into the gun. If you want to try out a Sig/rail gun, I say go for it.
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Old 11-29-2012, 17:11   #7
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They're series 80 guns as you know. How did the trigger feel?
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Old 11-29-2012, 17:38   #8
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They're series 80 guns as you know. How did the trigger feel?
As for the series 80 thing, I've never been too concerned on whether a gun is a 70 or an 80 and the trigger is really nice. I'd say 3.75-4#'s. This wouldn't be a carry gun, and I doubt I would ever spend the money for a good light, as I already plenty of railed guns (Glock's, M&P's and XD/XDm's) and have never owned a light. I have thought about getting a light, but I won't go the $300+ route. It would be a S&W or Glock light most likely, if I ever did try one.

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Old 11-29-2012, 20:47   #9
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Kentucky gun co has them for 933 in box with mags,holster,mag holders, and stuff brand new! Almost bought one. They look nice.
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Old 11-29-2012, 21:28   #10
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Kentucky gun co has them for 933 in box with mags,holster,mag holders, and stuff brand new! Almost bought one. They look nice.
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Old 11-29-2012, 21:45   #11
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Get it

You can't go wrong getting a new weapon.

As far as the light goes, hard to imagine with all you've got tied up in sharp 1911s, you can't budget a good light.

On my planet, it's dark half the time. It seems the creatures that dictate we go armed prefer that environment too.
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Old 11-29-2012, 23:30   #12
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My local gun store sells them for $998. I bought one and love it. Best bang for the buck in my opinion.
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Old 11-29-2012, 23:37   #13
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My local gun store sells them for $998. I bought one and love it. Best bang for the buck in my opinion.
So, I would think that a like new with 4 8 round mags should be a decent deal at $800 OTD?
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Old 11-30-2012, 00:12   #14
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$800 is a good deal IMO. Personally I have a thing for the Springfield MC Operator for a railed gun. I am normally not a railed guy but the MC operator does it for me.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:08   #15
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Stay away from sig 1911s two different friends of mind have them, a scorpion carry and a tac ops. The scorpion was a train wreck and the tac ops fails to go into battery more often than not. If your spending that kind of money, get a Remington Enhanced, Springfield Loaded or one of the Rugers and have a better gun
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:13   #16
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Stay away from sig 1911s two different friends of mind have them, a scorpion carry and a tac ops. The scorpion was a train wreck and the tac ops fails to go into battery more often than not. If your spending that kind of money, get a Remington Enhanced, Springfield Loaded or one of the Rugers and have a better gun
My second choice for a rail gun is the Doublestar. I don't know anyone with a Sig 1911, and don't think I've ever shot a Sig 1911. I've shot plenty of other Sigs and the older ones were DEFINATELY better than the newer one's.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:53   #17
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Stay away from sig 1911s two different friends of mind have them, a scorpion carry and a tac ops. The scorpion was a train wreck and the tac ops fails to go into battery more often than not. If your spending that kind of money, get a Remington Enhanced, Springfield Loaded or one of the Rugers and have a better gun
Your friends experiences with their "train wreck" pistols could be distressing for someone considering a purchase. Fortunately, I've had much better experiences with these Sig's(P220, 1911R, P226); they've all performed flawlessly and just as reliably as the G17 and G23.

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Old 12-06-2012, 19:34   #18
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I may look for a stainless railed Sig,..........soon.
Like this?...

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That is pretty sharp.
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Old 12-06-2012, 19:50   #19
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It is a good looking gun.
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