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Here Are Our 10 Favorite 1911s: Did Yours Make the List?

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The classic John Browning model 1911 pistols are well over a century old and going strong. 

Here are our picks for the top 10 model 1911 pistol offerings.

1. Kimber’s Rimfire Target 1911

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The .22 long rifle cartridge is the perfect small caliber range gun that can do double duty as a small game getter. M.S.R.P. is $871.

2. Colt Combat Elite

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Colt has been making 1911s longer than anyone else, but they also know how to give the 1911 just the right modern touch. A favorite among competition and sport shooters worldwide, it sells for $1,149.

3. Kimber’s Micro Carry Stainless

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The microcarry in .380 ACP offers the proven 1911 design in a pocket carry size for the smaller cartridge. Perfect small concealed carry pistol for daily use. M.S.R.P. is $679.

4. Browning’s 1911-22 Compact Black Label Laminate with Rail

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This is a great .22 long rifle cartridge firing offering. Lots of bells and whistles in a target pistol. M.S.R.P. is $669.99.

5. Remington’s 1911 R1 Stainless

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This Remington is a beautiful 1911 offering the classic pistol in stainless steel. M.S.R.P. is $789.

6. Smith and Wesson’s Model SW1911TA E-Series Tactical Accessory Rail Pistol

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This pistol is a top-notch offering that has all of the options one could want. M.S.R.P. is $1,399.

7. Ithaca’s 1911 Pistol

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This is a great pistol made in my home state, Ohio. Be ready to open the wallet though; prices are reaching above $2,000 for this one!

8. Taurus’s 1911 .45 ACP Pistol

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The Taurus pistol in blue with picatinny rails is a solid offering. M.S.R.P. is $834.97.

9. Sig Sauer’s 1911 Ultra Two-Tone

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The Sig Sauer is a solid concealable carry big bore .45 ACP pistol at a M.S.R.P. is $1,156.

10. Dan Wesson’s DW Razorback 10mm 1911

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The razorback 10mm is a powerhouse perfect for deer and those big wild boars up close. M.S.R.P. is $1,350.

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Here Are Our 10 Favorite 1911s: Did Yours Make the List?