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Posted: 1/26/2006 5:20:20 PM EDT
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 ;)

Link Posted: 1/26/2006 5:46:21 PM EDT
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 6:42:36 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 6:53:57 PM EDT
430 for a GI....they go for 517.00 around here....brand new
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 6:56:20 PM EDT
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 6:57:11 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 7:00:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:45:07 AM EDT
thanks fellas ... i shall start the hunt
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:47:59 AM EDT

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??

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