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I am in the market for a 1911 full size. Currently at the top of my list is the SIG ...


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Old 03-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I am in the market for a 1911 full size. Currently at the top of my list is the SIG 1911 Match Elite 2-tone. Looking for input on any compared options. Like stay in the under $1500 range.
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That is a large and good predicament. Kimber and Springfield should be there too.
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I am hearing that Kimber's quality has gone down hill. Any truth to that?
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<<<< See avatar. Nuff said
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RD,
I am a fan of SIGS. P226 9mm/.22, P228, P230, & 716 currently on the SIG shelf. Their 1911's are looking good.
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I did lot's of research before buying my 1911 and sig came out on top for me. You've set your budget a little higher than I did in all fairness though. I've read good and bad about Kimber depending on how you wanna look at it. It seems their tolerances are so tight it takes 500 or so rounds to break them in where they function better. I haven't read anything bad about Springfield so I'd say it would come down to preference. I've been happy with every Sig I've owned except the p250 which was only the trigger that I didn't care for.
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Originally Posted by Silver-Bolt View Post
I am hearing that Kimber's quality has gone down hill. Any truth to that?
You show your friends a kimber, show your enemies your Springfield...lol
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edited to add my baby. I am also biased but I really like the S&W "E" series.
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Never shot one, but being a S&W "fan-boy" myself, I have to agree with SWSS.

Or for a few dollars more...........
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I ended up ordering the SIG Match Elite. No idea when I will see it.
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