Wish came true - Pistolsmith
Pistolsmith

Go Back   Pistolsmith > Pistol Forum > M1911 Pistols

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-20-2008, 10:25 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 3
Wish came true

I have owned quite a few handguns but have been limited to 9mm, 38 spl, .357 magnum, .22lr and recently a .380 acp. Lately I've wanted a .45 acp 1911 and have become intrigued with getting a Springfield GI plain parkerized no frills model which I can get locally for about $500. I want a back to the roots 1911 but want a good one that I can shoot and I don't really want an authentic Colt, Singer, Remington, or Ithaca, actually made in the 1940s (since I'd be tempted not to shoot them). Well, ever since I took my 79 y/o father and former Marine shooting, he has wanted to buy me one and for my birthday, gave me a gift card for $1000 to a local gun shop that can order anything I want. Knowing that I have a thing for the original shooters from WWII but also want a good, accurate gun, what would be your recommendations? I'd like to maybe have a little something left over to buy ammunition.
 
Remove Ads
Old 04-22-2008, 04:36 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 38
You wouldn't have any cash left for ammo but it's a real Colt and a pretty good reproduction of the original 1911.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... m=98077993

Lots of these around if you look enough. If I had $1000 to spend on a 1911 I'd go for one of these.
 
Reply

  Pistolsmith > Pistol Forum > M1911 Pistols

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is a true Hi-Power ? Blue Browning Pistols 2 07-06-2005 07:25 PM
A True Story tabs Colt Pre-War Pistols 0 08-12-2004 11:27 PM
It's True....It's True.... frockdutch1 Colt Pistols 10 07-06-2003 05:29 PM
Can this be true: wells Gun Talk 34 03-11-2003 06:33 PM
Is This HP to good to be true ? Westicle Browning Pistols 4 11-24-2001 03:20 AM

Top Gun Sites Top Sites List


Powered by vBulletin 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 1999-2012 Pistolsmith. All rights reserved.