Shooters Arms 1911

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by CzechPistol, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. CzechPistol

    CzechPistol G&G Newbie

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    Shooters Arms 1911 Military 45ACP

    yay or nay???

    I found a website thats offering them, brand new, with one 7 round magazine for under 400, thats with me including the shipping.

    I've asked around about the brand, but no one I know has heard much about them so I was hoping to get an opinion here.

    Are they rebliable, accurate, so on and so forth.

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  2. gandog56

    gandog56 G&G Enthusiast

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    I one of the "never heard of them" crowd. Sorry.

    But it looks to be one more Philippines manufacturer. I wonder why so many 1911 clones are made there?
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  3. Jay1958

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    RIA 1911s - high quality, low cost alternative

    You can still pick up a Rock Island Armory milspec 1911 .45ACP for around $360, or the more full-featured Rock Island Armory Tactical 1911 .45ACP for around $400. I love my RIA milspec - I have about 1000 rounds thru it with zero problems, no jams, very accurate and reliable. Almost all the reviews and user feedback on RIA 1911s are very positive.

    So while I don't know anything about the Shooters Arms 1911, it would seem that the RIA 1911's over a very attractive, low cost alternative in a brand that is well known and has positive feedback and reviews.

  4. rondog

    rondog G&G Enthusiast

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    I'd buy RIA's over the Shooter Arms every time. The RIA Tactical is the best value out there right now.
  5. gandog56

    gandog56 G&G Enthusiast

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    I would second the RIA instead. Too many RIA owners I have known like their pistols.
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    rondog G&G Enthusiast

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    RIA's also have that unbeatable customer service. Who ya gonna call when the SA craps out?
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    The Philippines?
  8. CzechPistol

    CzechPistol G&G Newbie

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    I've been trying to find info about Shooters Arms online, had no idea they were phillopino

    I originally had my heart set on a mil spec .45, but I told my dad to ask a guy at his work (total gun nut) about the Rock Island 38 Super. He said its a pretty accurate and decently powerful round, and they've got em on centerfire for 370. So I'm thinking about picking up one of these instead mabye.
  9. gandog56

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    .45 ammo is a lot easier to find than .38 super. Plus I think a bigger hole going in is better. But I am lucky that I live near an indoor range has about any caliber handgun you would care to rent, and could try it and see if I liked it. That is the reason I have my Springfield Armory 1911A1 GI. Out of all the cheaper .45's they had, that was the one I shot the best.
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