Things I liked:I have had this pistol for a couple of weeks now and it is too good to not to write a review about. Blowback is awesome and this pistol almost functions exactly like the real 1911. Magazines hold the gas (I use propane because it is cheaper) really well. My gun did not have a plastic tip but a threaded metal one, so now I guess that I need to buy a "silencer" for it. Shooting this thing is almost as fun as shooting the real 1911 if not more fun. Things I would have changed:Some parts on this gun are a little loose, which I guess could be a good or bad thing. The pin that holds the slide to the grip comes out pretty easily, but this makes it easier to field strip without any tools. When you pick up the gun and move around with it rattles a little, but no big deal. I would also make the hop-up stick a little more because after a while of shooting, it will work its way back down. One last thing is that the grip safety is not that great. If you do not have the grip safety depressed, you can still pretty easily pull to trigger. What others should know:The grip of the gun is actually a hard, maybe abs, plastic. It feels sturdy, but metal might have been nicer to have more weight in the back. Another that I have noticed is that propane will not work well in cold temperatures, and the gun will not fire all the rounds in the mag or the slide will not lock back if it is really cold. But I have only had this problem when I was out in the cold after 2 or 3 hours. Another thing is that I thought the tip on the end of the barrel would be plastic, but mine was threaded metal which I thought I should mention again. If you are looking at this gun I highly recomend it.