Originally Posted by flip flappy
......I point I could make about a .45 acp being effective is that it has a way better trigger than anything else I have shot. The most accurate pistol I have ever shot.
But then you are entirely missing his point, which is about the caliber (available in many types of pistols), not the 1911 (available also in 9mm, 10mm, .38 Super).
And the suitability of the SA auto for self-defense nowadays is a completely different can of worms. If you want to get people's dander up, start a thread about that ...