Stainless Taurus PT 1911?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by BobGCT, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. BobGCT

    BobGCT New Member

    Mar 4, 2007
    I called my local gun shop a while ago and asked if had heard any news of the stainless PT 1911. After a short pause ( I think he was trying to stifle a laugh!) he said that they had not heard of any for sale yet.
    Has any one to the contrary yet? (I hope!!)

    Bob G.
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    None in my area. You may have to wait a while longer for stainless.

    I'm no fan of stainless autos due to them not holding an accuracy job for a long period.

    Just my .02

  3. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

    We have a Taurus representative who has been kind enough to grace the Taurus board with his presence. Here is what he said about the release
    of the stainless PT1911 in a short Q&A session with some of the members there.

    "PT1911 SS should be coming out towards the end of this year. Early 2008 we should have the Blue and SS with the TacRail, also we should be introducing a Duo-Tone Blue frame SS slide and also an aluminum frame version."
  4. BobGCT

    BobGCT New Member

    Mar 4, 2007
    Thanks Guys. I had wondered what kind of timeframe there might still be. I like the blued model,just thought I'd wait for the stainless to come out for comparision.
    Hope the dou-tone and the aluminum models are quicker to market. I had never heard about stainless model pistols losing accuracy before.
    Still,all in all,the PT 1911 seems to be a great deal for the price. But I am definely not ready to quit carrying my Kimber Compact .
    Bob G.
  5. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

    :) Yeah I think the stainless model is on many people's wish list. It should be out just in time for Santa to drop them off to a few lucky boys and girls.
  6. berto64

    berto64 Active Member

    I'll stick with my blue Taurus. I have enough SS 1911's.
  7. BobGCT

    BobGCT New Member

    Mar 4, 2007
    You know, I hadn't thought of it that way. But, may be, with a few properly placed "hints" and or pictures or even a wishlist. Who knows, I suppose Santa might catch on.
    Bob G.
  8. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

  9. Pat Hurley

    Pat Hurley Former Guest

    Sep 30, 2006
    Naples, Florida
  10. BobGCT

    BobGCT New Member

    Mar 4, 2007
    Thanks for the link,Taurus.
    It's nice to see that the stainless 1911's really are out there, even if they haven't made it to the local gun shops yet. I like the looks of it, but I think I would like a nice set of wooden grips on it.
    Bob G.
  11. s+w1911

    s+w1911 New Member

    Nov 20, 2007

    I have a smit and wesson 1911 stainless. Did you say ss is less accurate than a blued gun?

    Why? I am not arguing, I just was wondering why.

    I went stainless due to summer carry sweat issues. I always figured the ss would hold up better.

    I am open for an education.
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