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Old 09-30-2019, 10:46 PM
Road Rat Road Rat is offline
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My First 1911's

My local FFL is in bad health and decided to start turning firearms into spendable money. He knew I was looking an inexpensive 1911 and he let me know he had a pair of Ruger SR1911's; a standard 5" and a Commander 4.25".
I don't know what wholesale is but he got really close so I bought them both!!
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Old 10-01-2019, 02:58 AM
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Nice pickup Congrats..
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Old 10-01-2019, 09:41 AM
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I have a SR1911 5" and it has been good. No problems and accurate.
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Old 10-01-2019, 12:02 PM
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Great entry into the 1911 world. Have fun!
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Old 10-01-2019, 03:45 PM
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I bet you will like them. I bought a 5 inch at a big sale a LGS had back in the fall of 2012. Then in the spring of 2013 another LGS had one of the Commanders.

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Old 10-01-2019, 07:26 PM
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Real cool. Enjoy them.
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Old 10-03-2019, 08:43 AM
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I have the lw commander. Ruger makes a good gun. Enjoy them
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Old 10-04-2019, 09:36 AM
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So, a serious question to the two shooters who just bought both a 5 inch and commander size 1911. If push absolutely came to shove and you had to sell one or the other, which one would you keep?
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Old 10-05-2019, 10:21 PM
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So, a serious question to the two shooters who just bought both a 5 inch and commander size 1911. If push absolutely came to shove and you had to sell one or the other, which one would you keep?
IF push came to shove I would keep the commander. It just feels and looks better than the original 5" 1911 JMB designed for the military. JMHO It is only .75 inches shorter.
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:52 AM
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I have both the fullsize and commander size SR1911’s. If I had to keep just one it would be the full size.
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:55 PM
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So far responses are 50/50, and that doesn't surprise me. If a person has a 1911 in their preferred caliber with the preferred format, either fixed sights vs adjustable target sights, either pistol will serve nicely. Anyway this has been my experience also.
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Old 10-09-2019, 12:45 AM
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First of all, I love the platform. In my humble opinion of the 1911 universe (and I have everything from a RIA to a Les Baer Concept IV) the Ruger 1911 is hands down the best value in 1911's. Before everyone has a heart attack...you notice I didn't say it was the best but in terms of VALUE I believe it to be absolutely the best and not bad looking
either !
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