Is Tisas a good 1911 option?

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"Different way to produce small parts.. "
more honestly, a Cheaper way to produce parts.

In some areas, it doesn't matter.. if the MIM it treated properly.
MIM triggers can have their hardened surfaces removed when stoning the sear engagement surfaces..
A trigger stoned to 3# can get a lot lighter with use, if the surface hardening treatment is removed.
 
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1911E...And there's nothing wrong with them either.
That's a heck of a price for the Smith especially for an E. They don't have the odd firing pin safety correct? I've always wanted one.
 
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One thing I learned with that Rock Island. You cannot mix parts. I had to change all the interior parts to mil-spec. When I mixed and matched it did not work.
I may be in the small minority here, but I see nothing wrong with stock parts. Use 'em till they go south, and then replace them. My Colts, and Springers, have stock parts, and I trust them implicitly. My HiPowers, and my revolvers all do too. I'm finally in the camp of, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Took years to get here too. I'm sure I don't shoot as much as a lot of you folks, and if you disagree with me, that's fine, everyone is entitled to their opinion. I just love good guns, no matter who makes them.
 
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For the money, obviously, is Tisas a decent starter 1911? I see a Tanker in stock online $450?
I own (2) Tisa's, the Browning High Power Clone in stainless steel and the 380 Faith. Both are well made and go bang everytime I pull the trigger. I like them both. Other than the fact I have (8) 45. ACP's I would pick one up. I did pick up a BUL 9mm 1911 Commander. It is by far the finest 1911 I have ever shot, actually it is the smoothest trigger I have ever pulled on any gun I own or have shot, hands down. For the money, it's a steal.
 
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I will most like regret asking this but what is MIM?
Machine injection molding It's used by industry all over. I think it got a bad rap years ago because some company who shall remain unnamed here, got a batch of poorly made mim internal parts, and they ended up in their 1911's. The parts were crap, and caused a lot of problems apparently. I've owned two of this companies guns made during that time, and it soured me on their product forever. Not to mention that their customer service folks were total jerks. There are good mim parts, and bad mim parts, same as anything else.
 
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..." I did pick up a BUL 9mm 1911 Commander. It is by far the finest 1911 I have ever shot, actually it is the smoothest trigger I have ever pulled on any gun I own or have shot, hands down. For the money, it's a steal... " Good to see someone shares my opinion.:)
 
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That's a heck of a price for the Smith especially for an E. They don't have the odd firing pin safety correct? I've always wanted one.
The great thing about the Smith “E” series is that they did away with the silly FPS gizmo’s.
More like what people want to term “70 series”.
 
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I bought a Kahr P380 well made, good shooter paid a lot. My neighbor bought a identical Kahr CM380 paid a lot less.
We took them apart to see why l paid more.

Bummer! This product is out of stock.​

This pistol has the look & all but one thing it needs to work for me, it needs a long trigger it has a wide spur hammer & Flat MSH ;)

I like Turkey with Taters & Gravy so maybe a Turkish 1911 with Bullets. :confused: Let me know when we have a range report.
Good one...I like my Turkey on a plate also. Other than that, no thank you. .
 
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