I could not disagree more about you comment about 9mm 1911s. I own a 9mm 1911 and it is a sweet shooting gun. The heft of the 1911 eats up the recoil of the 9mm round nicely. I first wanted a 9mm 1911 when I shot a 1911 in 38 Super. The 9mm is only slightly less powerful as the 38 Super.