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Anybody have one of these cheap 1911's? I've seen new Llama MAX .45 pistols for a little over $200. I know you get what you pay for, but sometimes there are good values out there, too.

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POS and not 100% 1911 interchangeable

If you want inexpensive look at the Rock Island Armory. 100% in spec except for grip bushings and maybe $50.00-60.00 more


http://forums.1911forum.com/
 

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madecov said:
POS and not 100% 1911 interchangeable

If you want inexpensive look at the Rock Island Armory. 100% in spec except for grip bushings and maybe $50.00-60.00 more


http://forums.1911forum.com/
I used to have a Rock and loved it. Those Llamas are so cheap, but I'm just curious how they perform.
 

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no personal experience...but

Seem to recall that LLama and Bersa are of the same parent company...at least they share a webpage anyway......and the Bersa .380 Firestorms (thunder...whatever name they now have) are pretty well regarded....in fact the .380 thunder is high on my list for future purchases...the one i looked at a few months ago had better fit and finish than i ever would have expected for a $199 gun.....i damn near bought it...

No idea about the LLama quality though...may come from a completely different factory.

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LLama= spain
Bersa= Argentina

Bersa/LLama & Firestorm = same importer. Used to be Eagle Imports.
 

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Having worked as a gunsmith many moons ago in a shop that did
warranty work on Llamas my opinion is that they are junk. I still
have a revolver that works because I did a lot of work on it. Save
your money until you can afford something better.
 
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I have a Llama 1911 in .32. Great little pea-shooter that I inherited. Obviously not interchangeable and it needed a little work (was ejecting shells at my eyes) but it's been trustworthy but I don't know how it would compare with the new Llamas. Llama and Bersa are both owned by Beretta now aren't they?
 

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No, Llama and Bersa are still independent companies.

Bersa is in Argentina and all of the products are pretty decent.

Llama is in Spain and was not part of the Star / Astra merger. I wish the new company (Astar) had a US importer. I love my Star and Astra pistols. Those are high quality.
 
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