I just bought my first Colt Delta Elite a month ago(1-21-15) and is the first 10mm I've owned. I have several other 1911's. gold cup trophy and commander in .38 super.+ Springfield's,etc. The Delta Elite is in a class by itself. As a former Old Naval Aviator F-4J driver who had to pack a S&W.38 Spl.Mod.15 revolver or nothing I'd had given my left you know what for something like the Colt 10mm Delta Elite. Power,precise,beautifully balanced. The Colt Delta Elite is a 1911 to have,keep and collect.