Which 1911 to buy

Which 1911 to buy

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    Which 1911 to buy

    Just though I would get some opinions before I throw down some cash.
    I've pretty much narrowed down my search to 3 models:
    1. American Classic Commander
    2. RIA compact or compact tactical
    3. Springfield GI champion

    I would prefer the SA gun but I can't seem to find a used one locally.
    I'm trying to keep the price in the $500 range. Which of these models would you guys prefer? Is there one I missed at this price range that I should look at?

    Thanks


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    I'm also interested in the response to this-mainly the RIA compact tactical.

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    I'd take the RIA over the American Classic and a Springfield over both provided you can find them within your allotted budget. Everything I read indicates that the RIA is a very good weapon while not much mentioned about the American Classic which is why I don't think I'd buy one.
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    I should get first the Springfield, and second the RIA.
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