Bought myself a TRP this week. Was going to buy a Kimber SIS but after comparing the two realized that there is no comparison, for the $$ the TRP is much, much more gun for the money. Took it to the range and put a flawless 200 rounds of FMJ and 100 rounds of HST thru it, only bad thing is the two piece guide which I replaced with a standard one piece as soon as I got home. The weight of the TRP is comforting as previously I had carried lightweight 1911s and it shot one big hole in the target. The gun is rock solid, no movement of any kind, the thumb safety is perfect as is the beavertail, the Novak night sites are bright and I love the VZ grips. The only bad thing was the guide rod and I cannot understand why anyone would use a two piece system! Mine came loose at approx 100 rounds, it's a liability on a carry gun and if you use one you need to lose it. I wouldn't even trust it if it was loc tited. If your looking for a 1911 in the $1,000 range the TRP is definitely well worth looking at, forget the SIS, compared side to side the SIS looks and feels like a gun a smith without much experienec put together!!