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Old 02-27-2012, 10:50 PM
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Taurus or SA




How do you guys like the Taurus pt1911 vs Springfield loaded
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:56 PM
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Given the choice between the two.... Springfield
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Old 02-28-2012, 05:57 AM
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How does the taurus perform? I have a pt111 that I keep in my truck. It's ok but no great on accuracy and it has A very heavy trigger pull. I also had a 92c which was just a big clunker. So I kinda have a bad taste with Taurus, but was intrigued buy the adds for it as well as the price. How does it really measure up?

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Old 02-28-2012, 06:19 AM
6bloodychunks 6bloodychunks is offline
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i have both,

a taurus pt1911

and a springfield loaded target.


its time to sell the taurus and get another springfield LOL



no comparison,
the springfield trashes the taurus in accuracy,reliability and looks!

the taurus is VERY finicky about ammo,

but the springfield still functions PERFECTLY,

even when its so dirty from shooting all lead reloads that it sounds like its got sand in the slide.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:41 AM
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You could also ask SA or WC!
If there is a $600-800+ price difference, you should exspect an increase of quality.
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:16 AM
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:55 AM
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I have owned several Tauruses (Tauri?) and I can't recommend them. I didn't have any problems with the semis, but the revolver I had did have some issues. Their "lifetime" warranty in reality means you will spend your lifetime trying to get service on them. I won't buy or recommend another Taurus product. The three local gun shops I frequent sell them, but they don't recommend them...and they tell the customers that up front. (If I owned the shop, I wouldn't even carry them.) In fact, one shop offers its own lifetime warranty on anything new they sell...except Taurus. I know some have them, like them, and have good experience with them...but IMO that is a total crap shoot: roll your dice and take your chance, but it is going to be hit or miss.

Springfield has a lifetime warranty, and excellent customer service...plus their initial quality is much, much better. Ruger makes an excellent 1911, as do several other manufacturers. If you are on a limited budget, look into Rock Island Armory. I don't have one, but I have read many good reports about them, their lifetime warranty, and their good service.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:16 AM
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Springfield
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:17 AM
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Seams to be a theme here
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:09 AM
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Springfield and a hot poker in the eye.
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:18 AM
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Well that settles that
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:45 AM
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Hold up...I own both, and I like both. The SA is a longslide and it is more accurate than the Taurus, but not by much, and the Taurus is a 5" barrel. I had to do the triggers on both, and the SA does nothing else, really, that the Taurus doesn't do, except not rust (the SA is SS). You can get 2 PT 1911's for the price of one SA Loaded, + $100. An unbiased opinion.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:48 AM
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S-Field all the way if that was my only choice
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:49 AM
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Troll, easy answer with SA
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:08 PM
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HMMMM.... Lets see..... Rot Gut or Knob Creek. KNOB CREEK..... errr I mean SPRINGFIELD!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:25 PM
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Getting SA loaded. now do we go with SS or blue?
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