The Ruger 1911

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by DEADEYE 1, Apr 12, 2018.

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  1. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Anybody shot, owned, or checked out these current model guns in stainless.
    I am thinking about buying one in 10 mm. I don,t own a 10mm and it looks like these guns would make a nice addition to my collection. I am thinking that it would be a nice gun to take in the woods as a backup when deer hunting or [trespasser hunting].
     
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  2. Redlick83

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    I have heard nothing but praise about them. Plus it’s a Ruger so you know if it has any issues they will fix it.
     
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  3. Quickeye

    Quickeye Vietnam&PersianGulf Wars MSGO Supporter

    I have a Dan Wesson Razorback 10mm I'll be putting up for sale shortly(as soon as I make pictures), if you are serious. Priced right. PM this way if you want a gunsmith to gunsmith price.
    CZ Dan Wesson quality at Sturm Ruger prices.
     
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  4. oO_Rogue_Oo

    oO_Rogue_Oo Distinguished Poster

    I own one of the Rugers in 45 ACP and I consider it one of the "best bang for the buck" 1911s.

    That said I handled about a half dozen of them before I bought mine. Fit was all over the place (like it is with most production 1911s)..So it took a minute to find one I was happy with. When I bought mine, I walked out for $650; and for an all stainless 1911 with Rugers customer service That isn't bad.
     
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  5. onlymaroonmatters

    onlymaroonmatters Eat Sleep Jeep & Guns MSGO Supporter

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    Ruger also just released a competition 9mm 1911 that looks pretty sweet
     
  6. jakeg823

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    This is the route I would take, with an offer like that!



    That said, if you’re buying new, it’s hard to beat the Ruger for the money, but like oO_Rogue_Oo said, you may have to handle a few to find the right one.
     
  7. blkout

    blkout Distinguished Poster

    I bought a Ruger night watchman and have been very pleased with it. I am by no means an expert but it was the best bang for the buck for the amount I could dedicate to a 1911 at the time.
     
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  8. steve2112

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    I had an SR1911 before it got stolen last year. I loved that thing. It gives a lot of bang for the buck. It was incredibly accurate and fed any ammo I put through it. I've been considering getting the 9mm or 10mm in it, but I already have versions of those from other manufacturers.
     
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  9. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Thanks for the input. Mr. Bob I just remembered about this thread again tonight. I will send you a message, Mike
     
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  10. oldwelder

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    I bought a Ruger SR1911 45acp nib from a friend needing some extra Santa money back in November, I told him I would keep it nib if he wanted it back, he called last month said he couldn’t get it back to start shooting it, he had bought two Wilson Combat s/s mags and nice tan leather pancake holster for it, rain and storms here today and I do not shoot on Sundays, so I will shoot it next week on my hickok45 range.
     
  11. phillipd

    phillipd Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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    oldwelder Grandpa wouldn't let me shoot or fish on Sunday
     
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  12. oldwelder

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    Phillip, it was my grand mother, she said Sunday was the Lords day, we when to church and then she and my mother cooked a Big Sunday Dinner, no fishing, hunting, or shooting guns on Sundays, I guess that’s why I don’t hunt or shoot on Sunday’s till this day,
     
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  13. phillipd

    phillipd Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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    Good raising and old habits die hard although I have slipped a bit here and there
     
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  14. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I used to enjoy Sunday afternoon naps after eating a Sunday meal. While I would not mind target shooting a little on a Sunday afternoon, my conscience makes me think twice because I don,t want to disturb neighbors, just because it is Sunday and Sundays are special.
     
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  15. WCutrerJr

    WCutrerJr Distinguished Poster

    I picked up a Ruger SR1911 10mm Target a while back and STILL have never shot it...been thinking of putting it in the Sale section...that DW Bob has is SUPER sweet too.
     
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