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Posted: 1/28/2006 9:09:27 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 11:52:32 AM EDT
You thinkin' bout carryin' 1911's?


Rich
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 12:16:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 12:28:22 PM EDT
LOL...I meant as store stock, not for CCW (not like it's an option for me here in MD either)
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 1:00:14 PM EDT
Factory - Any gun that is regular production , made in some quantity , and sold
through normal retail channels. (includes Limited Editions)

Factory Custom - Any gun produced by the Factory - must be special ordered , Not
available in retail stores. ( may include Samples/sales in Limited Stores)
May have optional features.

Semi Custom - Any factory built gun that has been modified by a Gunsmith , Factory , or
Owner- ONE Of A Kind

Full Custom - Completely Factory / Gunsmith Built to Order , One of a Kind ,
will exhibit a High degree of Finish , special Details , and above average inherent Accuracy.



Link Posted: 1/28/2006 1:09:19 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/28/2006 1:15:54 PM EDT by DocGun]
Right now the two best deals (and not my humble opinion) in a 5" 1911 chambered in .45ACP are the Yost-Bonitz 1* Enhanced built on an SA GI for $1445 or a Wilson CQB for about $1700 or less if you shop around ($1950 + shipping from Wilson). My suggestion would be to get the 1* Enhanced and add a Kart barrel instead of the SA 2 piece (but that is more want than need). I KNOW that the 1* Enhanced with or without the SA factory barrel is the absolute best underpriced deal in a true quality 1911.
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 1:34:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 7:09:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/28/2006 7:09:51 PM EDT by BravoCompanyUSA]
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 7:37:03 PM EDT
I'm confused. What would my Ed Brown be considered? I called them and told them what I wanted.
They gave me a price on the basic 1911 and a price for the upgrades: checkering, ambi safety, sights, and so on. Thanks for the insight.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 6:04:54 AM EDT
BShep:
Your Ed Brown should be considered a darn fine example of a 1911!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 6:39:56 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 11:34:42 AM EDT
Thanks guys. That makes sense. So a YB *1 would be full blown custom?
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 12:20:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 12:21:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/29/2006 12:22:10 PM EDT by Aleko]

Originally Posted By BSheppard:
Thanks guys. That makes sense. So a YB *1 would be full blown custom?


Not really. It's still a pre-defined package that you're allowed to make some minor changes to. A "full blown custom" would be a gun for which you specified every part, every little detail, and built from scratch to your own specs, either from bare frame and slide or using a "base gun".
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