norinco 1911

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  1. Joelkw

    Joelkw New Member

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    What would you pay for a Norinco 1911 45acp. I found one for 500. it is very clean fired very little.:confused:
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    Less then whatever they want for it.
  3. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Tops would be $425 for me.
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    its crazy that we would pay 500 for a used one when canadians can buy em new for 325
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    that being said they are great 1911's and its worth whatever you would give for a good shooter
  6. jh45gun

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    Nice guns I wish I never got rid of the one I had but instead of paying 500 dollars for a used one in the US I would buy a brand new RIA.
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    I love my Rock Island but the Norinco is forged from better steel than Colt uses. They were the favored platform for many a custom builder before they got banned.
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    If you shop around you can find them for around $400. If they have been coustomized, the price will go up! My avitar is a Norinco Jim Clark special. But since Norinco can not import to the US any more, these guns are only going to go up in price.
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  9. BillM

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    Good solid mil-spec 45's, great platform to build a custom gun on.

    $500? Nope. Before I would pay $500 for a Norinco, I would toss
    in another C note and buy a STI Spartan.
  10. Shooter45

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    What Bill said. :D
  11. hd49

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    Why did they get banned?
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    Tensallday New Member

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    For around $500 i would go with a rock island
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    It had something to do with them selling to unauthorized countries or something. It resulted in two Executive Orders banning their import.
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    Does the ban on Norinco apply to SKS carbines also?
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    I don't know, but given the politics behind the bans, I would suspect that all Norinco imports are banned (or at least were).
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