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Posted: 4/7/2006 1:05:05 PM EST
i came a cross a AMT Skipper 1911 45 cal they want $400 for it anyone have- had one are they worth it or would i be better waiting for a better type ?
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 1:24:37 PM EST
I would not waste my money on an AMT Skipper, Captain or Admiral. Never been impressed with the reliability or lack therof.
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 1:54:20 PM EST
Skip the Skipper. If AMT ever made a gun that wasn't a piece of crap, I never heard about it.
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 2:32:22 PM EST
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 3:13:18 PM EST
thanks for the imput that was my gut feeling
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 8:34:59 PM EST
I had 2 AMT Hardballers, which is the full size 1911 they made. I was stupid enough
to buy, not one, but 2 of those things. The litany of concerns with these guns aren't
worth the effort.

The only good thing I can say is, when I experimented with them in the
late seventies and again in the early eighties they were the only stainless 1911 you
could buy. There were few 1911s in those days. I can see no excuse to buy one these days.

Save your money to buy a Springfield or Kimber.
Link Posted: 4/8/2006 1:16:33 AM EST
I know ive been eyeing the kimber grand raptor and the springfeild loaded but i want to bobtail it and i hesitate to cut the frame so im looking for a decent alternitive for my first try
Link Posted: 4/8/2006 10:24:45 AM EST
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