Basically I just want a reliable, bob tail, 1911 with a very good trigger, and workable sights I have a CCW that I am happy with right now and I'm not sure this would really end up replacing it but I would like it to be up to the task should I want to use it for that. The candidates I'm looking at include: A $425 Norinco A $425 used Springfield GI New RIA GI $349 + shipping and transfer (probably $35-45 dollars) New RIA tactical I don't recall the exact price but $420 is I think + same shipping and transfer. The new Rugger I think they told me $550-ish + shipping and transfer (oh and they didn't have it in stock). I like that the Ruger and Tactical come with some of the other things I would want and thus might be less costly in the end. The GI RIA has an edge in initial price obviously. Also I have considered just looking for a semi custom gun with the features or most of the features I want. Maybe I'd be money ahead to get a Dan wesson, a TRP, a profesional or something else. Thoughts? I like that the norc and the springfield (i'm not sure about the Ruger) are up to handling a clark custom 460 rowland conversion.