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Old 01-23-2011, 00:59   #1
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One from each.

The question is you can order one model from each of the four larger 1911 shops. Money is not a consideration, how much it cost nor getting the higher cost model and selling it to buy the one you want then pocketing the difference. What guns you have now also not a consideration.

Nighthawk: Talon with the FLEX option in 9mm

Les Baer: Super Tac

Wilson Combat: Protector in .38 Super

Ed Brown: 5" SS Kobra

What are yours?


Just thought of this because I am trying to decide between going to the gun show tomorrow and buying a gun (Mini 14 or a .38 Super 5" 1911 if I can find one) or ordering a new 1911 from that crack dealer named George.

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Old 01-23-2011, 01:04   #2
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The question is you can order one model from each of the four larger 1911 shops. Money is not a consideration, how much it cost nor getting the higher cost model and selling it to buy the one you want then pocketing the difference. What guns you have now also not a consideration.

Nighthawk: Talon with the FLEX option in 9mm

Les Baer: Super Tac

Wilson Combat: Protector in .38 Super

Ed Brown: 5" SS Kobra

What are yours?


Just thought of this because I am trying to decide between going to the gun show tomorrow and buying a gun (Mini 14 or a .38 Super 5" 1911 if I can find one) or ordering a new 1911 from that crack dealer named George.
Same as yours
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Old 01-23-2011, 01:08   #3
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Same as yours
Sweet let's go 50/50 on the buying and we can just rotate the guns 2 at a time between us
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Old 01-23-2011, 01:21   #4
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Sweet let's go 50/50 on the buying and we can just rotate the guns 2 at a time between us
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Old 01-23-2011, 23:54   #5
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The question is you can order one model from each of the four larger 1911 shops. Money is not a consideration, how much it cost nor getting the higher cost model and selling it to buy the one you want then pocketing the difference. What guns you have now also not a consideration.

Nighthawk: Talon with the FLEX option in 9mm

Les Baer: Super Tac

Wilson Combat: Protector in .38 Super

Ed Brown: 5" SS Kobra

What are yours?


Just thought of this because I am trying to decide between going to the gun show tomorrow and buying a gun (Mini 14 or a .38 Super 5" 1911 if I can find one) or ordering a new 1911 from that crack dealer named George.
Nighthawk: Either Lady Hawk (Titanium Blue) or Enforcer (hardchromed)

Baer: Already have a TRS in NP3+, but wouldn't mind having a HC'd TRS Commanche.

Wilson: Already have a CQB and an ULC compact on it's way, as soon as it get's built, but would like to get a bobtailed Supergrade Pro someday.

Ed Brown: A bobtailed SF Carry in stainless.

You left out Guncrafter. Since I already have a No Name Commander, I wouldn't mind having a Model 3 .50GI bobtailed Commander.

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Old 01-24-2011, 00:21   #6
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NHC - Enforcer/Predator Barrel custom
Wilson - Tactical Supergrade
Ed Brown - Cent Edition
Guncrafter - Model 1 and 45acp conversion
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Old 01-24-2011, 00:34   #7
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I'd love to have an SRP from Baer, probably hard chrome and with the 1.5" guarantee while I'm dreaming.

From Ed Brown I love the Classic Custom, especially in two tone. Realistically I'm hoping to pick up a SF this year, I really like the stainless finished ones.

Cost not being a consideration I'd have to choose a Classic Super Grade from Wilson. (How come all the ones I like best are ones Bac owns?) As a side note, I'm also realistically hoping to pick up a CQB this year.

I'm the least familiar with Nighthawk, I suppose I'd go with the Dominator.
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Wilson Super Grade

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Old 01-24-2011, 09:12   #10
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Wilson - Tactical Supergrade
Nighthawk - Heinie Tactical Carry
Baer - SRP
Brown - Kobra (with same build specs as my Kobra Carry)
Guncrafter - American (naked slide w/Alumagrips)

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Nighthawk - Heinie Tactical Carry
Baer - SRP
Brown - Centennial ( the regular one)
Guncrafter - No Name
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We have a "wish list". Brian has a "have list".
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We have a "wish list". Brian has a "have list".
Well, it was a wish list at one point.
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Nighthawk - Heinie Tactical Carry
Baer - SRP
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I'd want to replace two of your "big four" with SV / Infinity and Springfield Custom Shop.
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Old 01-24-2011, 21:29   #17
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I'd want to replace two of your "big four" with SV / Infinity and Springfield Custom Shop.
Infinity is a clear step or two above any of those, in my opinion.

They're custom built per order from scratch and are top quality in every way.



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Infinity is a clear step or two beove any of those, in my opinion.

They're custom built per order from scratch and are top quality in every way.



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They're custom built per order from scratch and are top quality in every way.



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Almost made it a month without seeing it posted I did change a few things to my design. Carbon steel, bull barrel, light gunmetal Infinicoat.
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One of the nicest single stacks I ever handled was a used SVI in .40 (before they went to Infinity). They were asking $1500 and I didn't go for it.
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