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i'm really eager to get a new rollmarked colt gov'ment, but finances (along with other gun purchases) are troubling me. i have a royal II that shoots great and looks great...and is practically brand new. (i have kinda fallen outta the "kimber loyalty", and into colt's.)guess the question i have is: should i trade (since it's so hard to sell around here, although i may have a friend that will buy for $500-600, but you never can tell) my royal for a new colt or would i be taking too much of a bath. also, what's the quality like on these new rollmarked pistols? same as the 1991s prior? please help me decide. thanks.

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[This message has been edited by BOLANTEJ (edited 10-12-2001).]
 

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PLEASE HELP ME! I AM PACING AND PACING WAITING FOR A WORTHY REPLY. I KNOW SOMEONE CAN HELP ME. C'MON, YOU INTELLIGENT BUNCH OF 1911 ADDICTS! sorry for yelling. got a little excited. :p

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Why don't you just trade it with someone who already owns a Colt? You can post your WTT at http://www.thefiringline.com http://www.glocktalk.com and http://www.pistolsmith.com I've sold and traded before with members of the above forums and usually you'll find someone interested...

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I can't, in good conscience, tell you to swap. What I can say is that the Colt would be the one I'd have. Kimber holds no "mystique" for me personally.

What you do is your business.

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Anytime I'm considering trading a gun I ask myself these two questions:

1) How much is the dealer going to allow for my trade-in, and 2) if I trade this gun off, am I going to find myself shopping for an identical replacement in the near future. My answers usually go something like: 1) not very much; 2) more than likely. As a result, I seldom trade guns these days.hth-TR
 

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My canonic opinion would do your personal decision to trade no good. Since its a 45 for a 45 the decision should always be no. What have you gained from a trade as such? It is'nt a trade up its a trade over. So hold on to your current gun. Until you can get fair market value, if thats your choice. Because you've gained nothing in this trade. And added a loss to yourself. Colt will be there when your ready and maybe with something even better than what you see now.
 

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Kinda like gambling. If a trade is taking money away from your kids for food, clothing, or shelter, then forget it. If you can afford the trade or purchase, and you want the Colt, then go for it and enjoy yourself.
 
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