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Cheap .45, great results!

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by mtnboomer, Apr 24, 2006.

  1. mtnboomer

    mtnboomer New Member

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    This is my Shooters Arms Manufacturing (S.A.M.) 1911A1 made in the Phillipines. I got it off Gunbroker.com for $318.00 including shipping. I bought it for a "fun gun" and never expected it to be a shooter - boy, was I wrong! I ran it against a brand new Para-Ordinance P-14 in a defensive training drill over a two-day period, shooting several boxes of 230-grain rounds without cleaning it. Not only did it survive - it ran the course without a bobble and went shot-for-shot with the P-14! Not only that, but it was as accurate as the Para that cost nearly twice as much! Yep, it's a keeper! :D

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  2. southernshooter

    southernshooter New Member

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    Sounds and looks like a good deal.
  3. meandmy45s

    meandmy45s New Member

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    Sounds like a great value. Think of all the extra ammo you can buy :)
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