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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #25 on: January 20, 2023, 12:34:08 PM »
I've actually not handled guns by either Rock Island or Tisas, but people I know who have say that the Tisas guns are just a bit nicer overall. Not a huge difference.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #26 on: January 20, 2023, 01:10:23 PM »
Owning both I'd say the difference, while not huge, is certainly noticeable.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2023, 01:28:27 PM »
I’ve only owned 1 RIA 1911 and that was in 10MM.  From what I remember of it, the Tisas seems to be just a bit nicer in fit, finish and machining

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2023, 02:25:00 PM »
The Battleship Texas Foundation has this commemorative Colt Python for sale with engraving.  Shiny stainless looks good in a package like this.  Shoots good also.   =)



Don't like Colt revolvers, but that would look so much better with a blued finish, even I would want it. Using stainless for a gun like that is just dumb.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2023, 08:36:15 PM »
Just ran a few rounds thru my 5” Duty received earlier this week.

75 rounds of 230 gr FMJ over HP-38
16 rounds of 230 gr Zero JHP over HP-38
16 rounds of Federal 230 gr JHP Hi-Shock
16 rounds of 230 gr Gold Dot JHP

Had 2 FTF on the Zero JHP and it was the 2nd round on the same magazine. Marked that mag and put to the side. Everything else ran just fine with the 2nd factory magazine and a Wilson 47D.

Groups we’re great at 15 yds and opened up just a bit due to rapid fire trying to see if it would fail to feed, which it didn’t after the magazine was set to the side.


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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #30 on: January 20, 2023, 10:10:48 PM »
Nice.  Good to hear is feeds HP ammo decently.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2023, 08:56:27 AM »
Karl at InRange take a look at the Tisas 10mm 1911 and runs it through a course.

He says if you handed it to him and didn't tell him it was selling for $700 he would have thought it was a $1500-1700 gun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FStsU0aiIgc
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2023, 10:33:23 AM »
That looks good.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2023, 10:51:39 AM »
I wonder if the Tisas  factory had any damage from the big quake in Turkey?
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2023, 11:26:00 AM »
I wonder if the Tisas  factory had any damage from the big quake in Turkey?

According wiki they're in Trabzon which is on the Black sea coast with another location in Ankara (not clear if that includes production or is just an office) so I would say no since the quake was on/near the Syrian border down south. They shouldn't be effected unless a suppler got hit.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2023, 12:17:57 PM »
Karl at InRange take a look at the Tisas 10mm 1911 and runs it through a course.

He says if you handed it to him and didn't tell him it was selling for $700 he would have thought it was a $1500-1700 gun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FStsU0aiIgc

Watching now.  The 10mm drops plates "with alacrity".
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2023, 12:36:36 PM »
They also make an M45A1 clone if that's your thing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLorzog9E-4
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #37 on: April 26, 2023, 01:03:18 PM »
Still happy with my Carry model in 9mm.
https://tisasusa.com/tisas-1911-carry-b9/

Might have to see about finding one in .45
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #38 on: April 26, 2023, 09:54:55 PM »
Karl at InRange take a look at the Tisas 10mm 1911 and runs it through a course.

He says if you handed it to him and didn't tell him it was selling for $700 he would have thought it was a $1500-1700 gun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FStsU0aiIgc

Handled one a couple of weeks ago and was so damn tempted to buy…

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #39 on: April 27, 2023, 07:28:26 AM »
The second Tisas chambers one in .38 Super I'm ordering it.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #40 on: April 27, 2023, 08:18:59 AM »
The second Tisas chambers one in .38 Super I'm ordering it.

*that isn't shiny

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #41 on: April 27, 2023, 08:57:31 AM »
*that isn't shiny

For a .38 Super, at this point I think I'd suck it up and get my shine on.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #42 on: April 27, 2023, 09:13:28 AM »
For a .38 Super, at this point I think I'd suck it up and get my shine on.

https://tisasusa.com/tisas-1911-a1-regulator-9/38/

There's a 4 1/4" barrel version as well.  You can always rattlecan it.

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2023, 09:37:35 AM »
I missed that one in going through their site. All gun sites need to offer a search by cartridge feature.

Looks like I'm going to be buying a new handgun.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2023, 09:48:10 AM »
The second Tisas chambers one in .38 Super I'm ordering it.

I need to upload a picture for you when I get a chance.  Local dealer has two Colt 38 Super 1911's that are gold plated in their used rack.  The gold plated guns were $4000 or $5000 grand.  One has "El Jefe" engraved on the slide.  The other says "El Patron".

They also had a brushed stainless Colt 38 that was new ($1600).
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #45 on: April 27, 2023, 09:51:31 AM »
"Local dealer has two Colt 38 Super 1911's that are gold plated in their used rack."

 [barf] [barf] [barf] [barf] [barf]

I like gold plated even less than I like high polish nickel or chrome.


"They also had a brushed stainless Colt 38 that was new ($1600)"

I think I'd go with the Tisas for half that.
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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #47 on: July 16, 2023, 02:52:19 PM »
I had one nickel plated S&W Model 36 years ago, but I ended up selling it to a friend's father because I just couldn't get past that shiny, soulless gleem.

It was not unlike looking into the dull, lifeless eyes of a hard-core liberal.

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #48 on: July 17, 2023, 02:37:40 PM »
I like gold plated even less than I like high polish nickel or chrome.

I missed a super deal on a mechanically perfect Smith .357 for that reason. Nicely engraved but butt-ugly gold plating and pimptastic grips. Priced down in the weeds because of it. I could have had it stripped and nickled or blued and still been dollars ahead but I wasn't thinking straight.

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Re: New Tisas 1911 is sexy!
« Reply #49 on: July 20, 2023, 11:46:47 AM »
PSA now has a Rock Island 1911 in 9mm for $299.  On clearance it says. 

https://palmettostatearmory.com/rock-island-rock-standard-fs-9mm-10-1-round-pistol-parkerized-51632.html
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