I received my Email alert from Buds earlier today on this. I am one of those caliber snobs that belive that a 22lr belongs in a rifle for little varment game or tin can plinking. Don't see much need for a .22 pistol....yea, not enough power behind it, no big bang. See told you up front I was a caliber snob. Of course back in the day the .22 was very popular for...... we won't go there.
However, at $199 for a 1911 pistol could be a cheap fun time shooting .22lr ammo. Too bad .22lr ammo is not a cheap as it used to be.