Springfield or Taurus?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by Lotsdragon, May 25, 2009.

  1. DKA

    DKA New Member

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    I just bought a Springfield 1911 and love it. Springfield has a top notch CS and make Top Notch products. I have 2 Taurus, but both are revolvers and I like both. Can't really explain why, but just liked the Springfield Better.
  2. Old Guy

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    For my first 1911 I chose a Springfield. My daily carry semi-auto is a Taurus 24/7 Pro C 45 cal, so I have nothing against Taurus. The PT1911 has a ton of features that you can only get on the more expensive other brands. You will hear some people complain about their Taurus experience, but you will hear that with any manufacturer. Until the gun rush settles down, CS will be challenged regardless of the brand. So having said that, choose what you are comfortable with and can afford, and be happy!!!

    Old Guy
  3. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

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    I love my PT1911, however I have no qualms about owning a SA 1911 either. In fact, I hope to pick up a Springer at some point but I'll be holding onto the Taurus as well. It's well made, accurate and I've never experienced any failures to feed, fire or eject.

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  4. 40CalJoe

    40CalJoe New Member

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    I have 15 years experience with Springfield 1911's. My current Mil-spec is a solid dependable weapon. I will purchase another Springer, this one a Loaded.
    No experience with Taurus pistols.
  5. Doc1911

    Doc1911 New Member

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    Out of the two you have as options I personally would select the Springfield. I owned a TRP for a time - it was an excellent weapon. Their CS is also excellent.
  6. magnum force

    magnum force New Member

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    buy a champion operator, trust me.
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  7. magnum force

    magnum force New Member

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    springer-but get one that doesn't say "made in brazil" on it. the american made ones are harder to find, but not by much. springers are more accurate, durable, and reliable:D

    i hear good things about taurus 1911's reliability, but not so good things about taurus accuracy, durability, and customer service.:(

    my springer champion operator is a totally awesome gun.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2009
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