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Old 06-19-2006, 1:55 AM
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Default Is the S&W PC1911 worth the price?

I have been eyeing the PC1911 for a while. I know the warning message is on the frame. I like it when I held it at Turners, but so was the Kobra.

How is the performance of this compare to others?
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Old 06-19-2006, 10:24 AM
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The PC1911 is worth the price when compared to the standard SW1911. I have both. I personally like the PC1911 over the Les Baer TRS also (TRS rented for a couple of sessions).

Ed Brown is one step above. Go with Ed Brown full size if you have that choice.
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Old 06-19-2006, 10:40 AM
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I've heard very good reports, overall, on all S&W 1911s.

Even the regular non-PC models are regarded as non-touchy, no feed/extract problems with a variety of ammo, and quite accurate.

I'm tempted by an S&W 1911Sc / PD - the 4" 'Commander'-sized Scandium frame one. Nice balance. (I don't need the laser grip version).
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Old 06-19-2006, 11:15 AM
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I have a S&W 1911PD and I love it. It feels very good in the hands. I had another 1911 shooter examine my pistol. His comments were very good for the overall quality of the S&W. It had no sharp edges..factory dehorned was very good. If you go for the S&W you won't be dissapointed
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Old 06-19-2006, 11:28 AM
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You won't be unhappy with it. Keep in mind it is a series 80 gun with the firing pin block unlike original series 70 1911's

I would pass on the gun based on the warning label IMO.
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It's not worth the price. For that much dough, you could get a few Glocks!
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Quote:
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It's not worth the price. For that much dough, you could get a few Glocks!


http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...e/Brick.html#2


Seriously though, I have an s&w 1911, 2200 rds WWB FMJ through with zero failures of any sort.
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Old 06-20-2006, 12:30 AM
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Default Scandium version

Bill,

I've got a scandium commander also (with the laser grip). Great balance we you said, and light weight. It's been back to S&W for a trigger job, and is very accurate and reliable.
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Old 06-20-2006, 12:42 AM
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from what a friend said of his" they are boring guns. . . to easy to shoot"
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