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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/26/2005 11:02:30 AM EDT
I'd like to get as close to a replica 1911 as was originally issued. Not looking for anything fancy, just something that looks like the real deal our guys used in WWII.
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 11:06:06 AM EDT
Springfield Mil-spec
Link Posted: 8/26/2005 11:30:18 AM EDT
Springfield WWII.

It's as USGI as i gets these days. Forged frame and slide. No perks. Just the raw gun. No lowered ejection port, no plastic crap. No firing pin block. I think the only thing not USGI like is the trigger lock in the mainspring housing.

I bought one NIB for $400 cash. I sold it for a small profit.

Then I bought a near new Colt 1991A1.

The SA was much nicer, and the trigger was way smoother.

Shop around and you can find one for $400 or slightly less, and if you don't want to shop around, $429 is a typical price.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 1:27:38 PM EDT
Chalk up another vote for a Springer GI.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 1:40:27 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 3:03:49 PM EDT
The Springfield Armory GI .45 is an amazing 1911 for the money.
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