I can't believe no one has replied to this yet.
T, go here and take a look. http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/vie...78ef73e3886178
Do a search and you should come up with some info. Personally I don't own one but from what I've read, they're a good beginner 1911 and a good platform to build on. Besides, it's a 1911 for petes sake, how can you go wrong?