1911's

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by 76Highboy, May 28, 2012.

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  1. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Steve, I have narrowed it down to STI, and Taurus. I am a Ruger fanatic but I have to admit there are better deals out there than just the Ruger. Also, this may sound weird (as many of you already figured out, I am totally weird) but I prefer a blued 1911. I don't like the shiny purdy look. That is not to say that I would not own one in stainless, but me preference is a blued pistol. That is just the weirdness in me I guess. :eek:
     
  2. 25yretcoastie

    25yretcoastie Member

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    Aug 27, 2011
    Fort Pierce Fl
    Thanks Guys,

    As much as I hate to looks like for a good deal I might have to do the online thing.
     

  3. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Nothing wrong with that jim, I happen to like both.
     
  4. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Ya, I am glad you got me to look at the STI. I was impressed with how Bobitis was treated with the response from Taurus about the damage on his pistol so I feel like they are reputable. As for the STI, that is a fine pistol IMO. I know I will end up with both.
     
  5. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Jim, the hardcore blued steel guys call it sissy stainless. I prefer a blued look on the outside and stainless internals.
     
  6. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    The only stainless steel handgun i own is my wifes CZ-83
     
  7. JUNKKING

    JUNKKING Well-Known Member

    The 2 1911s I have are both stainless. The sig has an XO finish that I totally hate. I got the gun used and it already had the scratches from the slide stop not being put back in correctly. It also seems to scratch easily but they are liek scratches you can make with your fingernail then wipe off. the gun itself functions great but I would love to have this gun coated black someday. I dont know what the cose would be as I know I couldnt do it myself and being out of work for 15 months doesnt make it seem like its going to happen any time soon. The ruger sr1911 has a stainless finish that I can live with because I bought it new.
     
  8. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    sounds like your sig needs a Graphite Cerakote job Dale.
     
  9. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2012
    California
    I've got a few Colt's and they shoot great and I have a friend that has a Kimber and a Rock Island Armory and they both shoot anything you put in them and accurately. So I say get what ever feels right in your hand and "YOU" want.
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2012
  10. 25yretcoastie

    25yretcoastie Member

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    Aug 27, 2011
    Fort Pierce Fl
    So what price range are we talking about Ruger SR 1911 around $750.00, Where do the STI's Sigs and Taurus's come in?
     
  11. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    I think taurus is cheaper than the Ruger, and STI is around $750.00.
     
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