Originally Posted by Drake
In all fairness the WE single stack 1911s (NOT the HiCapas, etc) are decent workhorses and can be made good with a few minor upgrade (tightbore, springs and piston head -- nothing you wouldn't upgrade on any other platform).
The slightly miss-sized recoil spring guide on the 1st gens (which caused the front to break) gave them a bad rep, but that's been long fixed.
Ah, that I did not know, my experience was only with numerous HiCapas. Is the lemon rate still at similar levels or hae they finally began to clean up their QC?