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Old 06-18-2010, 01:40 PM
Deuces Deuces is offline
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Purchased New Rock Island Tactical

Managed to snag a new Rock Island Tactical today for a decent price. This will be my first 1911 to have owned or shot.

I was up and down on which manufacturer I was going to buy from but decided RIA would accomplish everything I need from a 1911 (range, plinking and home defense) within a very reasonable price.

Needless to say I'm very excited to shoot it!

Pictures to be posted after a trip to the range next week.

Happy shooting,

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Old 06-18-2010, 01:58 PM
Fastbird Fastbird is offline
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Location: Waynesboro, PA
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Congrats! Just made an order yesterday for a Tac 9mm myself. Post up pics when you get a chance!
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2009 Dan Wesson CBOB -- 285 rounds as of 06/26/10
9mm RIA Tactical on order
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Old 06-18-2010, 02:18 PM
Brother Michigan Brother Michigan is offline
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I had a hard time ruling out a RIA for myself before I bought my Springfield. There was a nice matte stainless tactical at the shop here and the only problem I could find with it was that the safety was a bit "mushy". Other than that, it seemed to be a very well put-together gun.

Hope you enjoy it!
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Old 06-18-2010, 02:28 PM
JollyJerry JollyJerry is offline
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Location: Kansas
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I have a Citadel compact member of the Armscor family and I really like it. I am already planning on getting another compact in the brushed nickel finish to keep its' blued stablemate company.
Enjoy shooting your new pistol.

Smile often and shoot straight.
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Old 06-18-2010, 03:24 PM
JimB120 JimB120 is offline
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Congrats on the RIAs! Deusces and Fastbird!

Love my Tac 9! Great shooter and a real tack driver.

Thinking about a .45 in Commander size now.

Enjoy, and let's hear the range reports and see the pics!
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