We step into the way back machine with this one – its been out of production for years and really getting hard to find – but it does give you an idea of the size of a .380ACP 1911 – about the only one of the bunch that looks as good ( or better ) than the Sig P232 . . . But I’m kind of a slut for 1911’s – just saying – LMAO!
Size wise there is not a lot of difference between them . . .
The Star is just a little bit taller . . .
This particular one I took a close look at in a previous post so I won’t really cover all the little details of it here . . .
I wouldn’t hesitate to carry any of the current production .380ACP 1911’s out there on the market today – there are some choices out there currently – the three that come to mind off the top of my head are Browning – Springfield – and of course, Rock Island . . .
Any of them will work for you – if .380ACP AND a 1911 pattern is where you want to go or be at with a defensive pistol.
This little Star just doesn’t get a lot of range time or carry time for the simple fact if it breaks – you are now involved in a parts hunt – or should I say safari – some of these old pistols are great – but when you have to pay to have a part hand built for them to maintain functionality- not so great.
We are going to take a look at one more current production .380ACP “pocket” pistol in this group of posts – the elephant in the room so to speak . . .
Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!