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Posted: 8/6/2005 11:11:36 AM EDT
Just got a brand new STI TROJAN for a steal at under $1000 cad. Is there anything I need to know about this model ? The only other 1911 I have is a Colt MKIV - Series 80 SSP.
Link Posted: 8/6/2005 12:19:02 PM EDT
I own one and absolutely love it. Enjoy...
Link Posted: 8/6/2005 3:34:23 PM EDT
I've never even seen one in person yet, but if you can post a picture of it, that'd be nice!
Link Posted: 8/6/2005 6:12:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:24:05 PM EDT
My personal one...

IMHO you can't get a better deal for under $1,000. You get Les Baer/Wilson/Nighthawk quality at a Kimber price.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 10:40:05 PM EDT
I just got rid of my Series 80 after buying a Trojan. The only thing I think I will change are the sights. I am either going with some night sights or a fiber-optic front sight. The only thing I did change is the grips - mine is sporting some VZ Canvass full Gators (lots of traction).
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:20:11 PM EDT
Those are some fine lookin' blasters, boys!
Link Posted: 8/11/2005 9:49:46 PM EDT
Looks like they changed the frame tooling slightly. The pic from the factory (SigBlueStar's) has a thin trigger guard, txleapd's is pretty thick. Also, it looks like txleapd's frame is not countersunk for the slide stop on the right side of the gun - could be though, small pic. The factory pic does look older as it has the flattened-type frontstrap. My Trojan is a 2003 model, but has the thinner trigger guard. Maybe it has to do with manufacture dates - they bought Lone Star Armament's CNC machinery on which LSA used to make their frames a couple of years ago. Anyone know anything?

I will say that STI barrels rock. My Kimbers picked up fingerprint etching like I drink acid, but my Trojan's barrel never picks up a mark except from the slide operating over the barrel hood.
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