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I got this clean TRP from my buddy today for a great price and was shocked when it shot better than my Pro model. I waited 9 months for that gun and it was much more than the $900 I paid for this one. This is an older gun with a little bit of character marks, but boy is the trigger nice and she is a great shoot. The target below is 4 magazines of my 230gr home loads, one mag each at 5,7,10, and 15yds. I only dropped 1 round. I love this gun already.





 

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Took my TRP out today and the safety broke in two pieces as I was taking it off safe. Mine is about 15 years old with thousands of rounds through it and has been a solid gun up to this point. It's MIM, much to my surprise. I thought it was an all steel gun. Very disappointed by this new development.
 

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I can tell you honestly that the 2012 TRP I picked up second-hand from its original owner has the most splendid 1911 trigger I've ever encountered -- and superb accuracy to match.

As someone who's owned Wilsons, Browns and Baers, I was at first astounded, but now I simply enjoy shooting this pistol (replaced the guide rod, recoil spring and the recoil spring plug with WC GI and "Bulletproof" versions. This pistol has become my go-to 1911.

I'm a believer in the TRP; to me, it represents one of the best values in full-size 1911s out there and seems to sometimes match performance with 1911s costing three or four times more money.
 

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Congrats on your TRP.

I think my Addiction to 1911’s really began with my TRP (5” Armory Kote like yours).

It was my first 1911 with a magwell and first with 20 lpi frontstrap. I was instantly smitten.

Trigger was okay….and has certainly improved with use.

Now it needs new sights, new springs and it will be good to go.
 

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I bought this one used about a decade ago, had the front sight changed to shoot to mu point of aim, and then had it "tuned" by a specialist. When I think of getting a full-on custom 1911 in .45, I have to remind myself that I already have it. TRP's are big, heavy beasts of a pistol. Mine is 100% reliable with whatever reload I shoot in it. Plus, the brushed stainless finish of my older gun is gorgeous, and I am perfectly happy with the FLGR. Enjoy yours. NV
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I can tell you honestly that the 2012 TRP I picked up second-hand from its original owner has the most splendid 1911 trigger I've ever encountered -- and superb accuracy to match.

As someone who's owned Wilsons, Browns and Baers, I was at first astounded, but now I simply enjoy shooting this pistol (replaced the guide rod, recoil spring and the recoil spring plug with WC GI and "Bulletproof" versions. This pistol has become my go-to 1911.

I'm a believer in the TRP; to me, it represents one of the best values in full-size 1911s out there and seems to sometimes match performance with 1911s costing three or four times more money.
I have a few TRP's and feel the same as you. Heavy but my what a 1911. Mine are 45 and 10mm one is Operator with rail. That one was like a Sig commercial....FBI HRT pistol advertisements :rolleyes: Despite the BS advertising, gun is solid and machines beautifully.

I also feel these are one of the big time values in 1911's. I have S&W PC, Kimber, Sig, and Alchemy 1911's.
 

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Took my TRP out today and the safety broke in two pieces as I was taking it off safe. Mine is about 15 years old with thousands of rounds through it and has been a solid gun up to this point. It's MIM, much to my surprise. I thought it was an all steel gun. Very disappointed by this new development.
I always felt the thumb safety was too fragile looking to be on that gun. I replaced mine with a single side, Harrison Extreme. I love my TRP.
 

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900.00 is not a bad price . Sounds like you landed a good one . I'd swap the grips on your Pro with the TRP and see if the Pro shoots better then .
I waited 2 years for my Pro . Enjoy both pistols
 
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