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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/26/2006 4:20:20 PM EST
is it too late to find a decent 1911 (or variant) for ~$500 with no MIM parts? though i don't think it's asking too much ... all the SA and the like in this price group seem to be predominantly MIM. it seems to me about 5-10 years ago, one could get a decent 1911 with all steel parts for the same price (which means inflation-adjusted price much lower).

sorry, i know this has NEVER been talked about before ;)


-E5T
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 4:46:21 PM EST
If you're lucky and find a guy that has one that's replaced all the MIM parts, and needs money REAL bad, then maybe, but don't count on it, cause I'm looking for him too!
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:42:36 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:53:57 PM EST
430 for a GI....they go for 517.00 around here....brand new
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:56:20 PM EST
If you can find one of those ugly old rollmark Colt 1991s for around $400 or so, you should be able to replace the MIM in it for under $100.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:57:11 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 6:00:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 4:45:07 AM EST
thanks fellas ... i shall start the hunt
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 4:47:59 AM EST

Originally Posted By SGB:

is it too late ...


Yes ............ but you already knew that

Springfield GI $430
Kblag MIM parts replacement package $159 (Wilson Combat)
Briley tool steel disconnectotr $ 22

$611 +/-


you have a link to this by chance??

thanks!
-E5T
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