"I dunno, T-Bolt... a 2011? A double stack 1911? Those don't have a reputation of reliability."
No, they do NOT. The model's biggest hangup is magazine issues. Quality, expensive, mags still hang up the gun like CRAZY. I knew this before I saw it on the shelf.
"So why did you risk it?"
Well, unlike most double stack 2011 buyers, I bought this from a good gunsmith. One willing to help with them magazines. The magazine need smithing as much as the rest of the gun.
A big issue is the follower. You have to tune that so it doesn't catch the slide release tab and lock the slide back on the last round, like I have experienced. But there are other things to tune that I hope to learn for myself. If the magazines ever come in from the supplier.
Oh, and I can't have them shipped to me. 10 round limit in Maryland. These can hold 19 or 21.
"Are you regretting getting it at all? You could have bout a P320, a G19, and an M&P9 with less money."
Not regretting even a little bit. I really really like it.
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