Where do you all rank the Sa TRP?

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by Porterhouse83, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Porterhouse83

    Porterhouse83 Member

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    Mar 8, 2012
    New member here. Just seeing where yall addicts rank this particular 1911 :).
     
  2. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    I'd rank it in the top five production pistols.
     

  3. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Ditto.
     
  4. SkDmRkLcY

    SkDmRkLcY Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    I would agree as well, even if I personally do not care for the Front Strap. I can't argue it is a great gun.
     
  5. Gary1911A1

    Gary1911A1 Well-Known Member

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    Sep 12, 2011
    I agree too. Maybe even in the top three. My Armory Coated TRP is so good I can't but wonder if the FBI wouldn't of been just as well off with less cost to the taxpayers.
     
  6. Pangari1

    Pangari1 -this space for rent- Supporting Addict

    Dec 1, 2011
    x2....fantastic fit and finish, and a nail driver. Have not had the opportunity to shoot a professional alongside to compare but it does make me wonder
     
  7. c.helm

    c.helm Active Member

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    Sep 7, 2011
    I found one yesterday at the LGS. That was a great looking gun. I had to leave it though since I have a custom build I will be paying for ....

    I have a Loaded model that will get me by I guess.
     
  8. Porterhouse83

    Porterhouse83 Member

    485
    Mar 8, 2012
    I love the front strap. The armory kote finish is sweet also. Comparing it next to a pro I couldn't tell a difference. Mine is loaded to the hilt though so maybe that's why.
     
  9. IraG2362

    IraG2362 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Sep 3, 2011
    I am biased as I am a SA junkie and a TRP is on my wish list..
     
  10. CanIhaveGasCash

    CanIhaveGasCash Member

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    Sep 11, 2011
    I like them so much I have two, one with a rail one without. The fit and finish is good, but not great, that is probably my only complaint. I have shot it side by side with a professional and compared the two quite a bit. There is very little difference in how they shoot, however there is quite a bit of difference in the fit and finish.
     
  11. nomad

    nomad Active Member

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    Aug 22, 2011
    Great gun , I was surprised the first time I shot mine the holes in the target went right were they are supposed to.:biggrin1:
     
  12. Melter942

    Melter942 Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2011
    Love mine. So far, it's the finest 1911 in my modest collection.

    Which are the others in that top 5 list?
     
  13. Siggyboy

    Siggyboy Member

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    Sep 17, 2011
    For production 1911's, I'd say Dan Wesson Valor and Kimber TLE should be there with the TRP.
     
  14. Joe C

    Joe C Custom Pistolsmith Sponsor

    Sep 11, 2011
    Depends on if they assembled it on a Monday/Friday or Tuesday - Thursday. LOL! Cause I've seen some good ones and some not so good ones.
     
  15. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair. Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2011
    LLama
    Taurus
    Regent
    Norinco
     
  16. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair. Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2011
    Just Sh&t on everybody there Joe. LOL
     
  17. Pangari1

    Pangari1 -this space for rent- Supporting Addict

    Dec 1, 2011
    And u jumped on the wagon with him i see!!!
     
  18. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair. Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2011
    I'm just busting Melters chops. I would love a TRP.
     
  19. dgi

    dgi NRA Life Member

    Sep 10, 2011
    TRP was my first full size handgun and my first 1911! Its a gem and quite the shooter. Next to my Pro it doesnt skip a beat... i shoot the Pro better though. I keep thinking that i dont "need" two 5" 1911s but the TRP is just begging to get a MEU SOC job done to it... Time will tell but as far as the OP is concerned... Its one of the best bangs for the buck in the production 1911 game.
     
  20. claybuster

    claybuster Well-Known Member

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    Nov 9, 2011
    I've had a TRP it was a great gun but my Bro-in-laws Pro is a better gun. The TRP is not in the same league as a Pro. not even close and anyone that thinks it is, well they're just kidding themself.

    :pop2:
     

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