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1911 search

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by BeyondTheBox, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox Oregon Member

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    Looking for entry level 1911 locally, turned onto Rock Island and Metro Arms as reasonably priced brands to look at, in the category, but am looking specifically for the stainless/nickled frame version and "The Broker" doesn't seem to carry it at either location. They're asking for far too much for ordering it too. Anybody have a recommendation on a local shop I might find this item, or order without added cost to do so? Shoupdn't have to, and wont, spend more than $525.

    Thanks for any suggestions.

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  2. 22many

    22many PNW Well-Known Member

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    Get in line. I'm waiting on a nickel rock island armory 1911 also. Seems they are backed up at the factory and might have some more in a month or so. I have found the same gun in a 38 super but no 45acp yet.
     
  3. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox Oregon Member

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    Figured so. Okay, guess I'll file in line.

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  4. DinhRose

    DinhRose Austin, Texas (Ex-Pat of SE PDX) Active Member

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    Have you tried Keith's? they have the rock island 1911's. If not there is a FFL on here named brad691 and he carries a few rock island or can order it for you below whatever GB has. If 525 is your price you might consider the springfield 1911A1 in stainless from keith's for maybe $569 (not sure on price really).
     
  5. 22many

    22many PNW Well-Known Member

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    Keiths might have it in stock. I try not to deal with keiths unless I absolutely have to. Unfortunally these guns that beyondthebox and I are both wanting are not on the shelf right now. Even buds is out of stock. I'm sure i could find one if I really looked but brad691 quoted me a awesome price and I just can't justify paying $50-$100 more just to have it now.
     
  6. DinhRose

    DinhRose Austin, Texas (Ex-Pat of SE PDX) Active Member

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    Yeah dealing with Keith's is hit or miss but it doesn't hurt to call. That way do can't see their judgemental attitude :). Tell you what, for $20 and some rattle can paint I can custom make you one in "tactical" silver one. I get what you're saying though. I hate having my heart set on a gun that's nowhere to be found. I just went through this with a beretta.
     
  7. 22many

    22many PNW Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. This is a gun I've been wanting for awhile and it sucks I can't find one. I try to only deal with keiths at the gun show as prices are cheaper there than in their store and I don't seem to get their better-than-you attitude.

    Brad691 is a great guy and I would rather give my money to someone that appreciates the business instead of someone that looks at you like a dollar sign.
     
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    duginsky Tualatin Active Member

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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I've been interested in one,but looking at that picture,I think I would have to see the nickel job before I'd buy it.
    Could someone order one and pass it around to inspect?
     
  10. 22many

    22many PNW Well-Known Member

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    I seen one a couple months ago at the Portland gun show and it was a nice gun. Finish looked really nice for the asking price of the gun. If it was a crappy finish job I wouldn't be wanting one. I also looked at a cimmaron nickel 1911 and it was maybe slightly glossier, maybe it was just the lighting at another booth but looked good also. The $200+ price jump between the cimmaron and the RIA has me sticking to the RIA.

    Some ivory grips and it's the 70s all over again.