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Old 01-17-2020, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by K0025xx View Post
The Defenders series *not Defender* has some nice features for a "mil spec" pistol. Lowered and flared ejection port, nice three dot sights, match barrel, beveled magwell, steel main spring housing and the one I have has a NM serial number. Fit and finish is as nice as any and for a total cost less than $500.00. Not surprised the op's shoots as well as it does.
I don't see a "Defenders" series on their website. Only a "Defend Your Legacy" series.

Avoid the temptation to replace everything on your brand-new 1911 just to make it "better". Know what you're changing out and why. You may spend a lot of money fixing things that weren't broken to begin with. Shoot at least 500 rounds through it first, then decide what you don't like and want to improve. Regarding vintage 1911s, pre-1970 pistols are highly collectible in original, unaltered condition and should NEVER be refinished or modified as it completely ruins their monetary value.
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