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Is Rock Island 1911 any good?

Is Rock Island 1911 any good?

The Rock has earned a good reputation and some affection among shooters. It is arguably the least expensive 1911 in the world that offers good reliability. There are higher-grade versions with Novak-type sights, an extended beavertail safety and ambidextrous thumb safety.

How Much Is a Rock Island 45 caliber 1911?

MSRP $529. The M 1911 GI standard is a great representation of the original US GI combat issue 1911 and is chambered in 45 ACP and built with our exacting engineering standards.

How much is a double stack 1911?

If you want a double stack 1911 with the least amount of investment, the Rock Island Armory GI Standard FS HC is the ticket. MSRP is $608, which means street prices will edge closer to $550 or less.

Why is a 1911 so expensive?

Why Some 1911 Handguns Are So Expensive Ultimately, some competition-driven modifications found their way to carry guns. Due to poor quality control and the use of less-than-ideal materials and parts, these bargain guns gave 1911s a bad reputation. This pushed consumers to high-end variants and to custom gunsmiths.

Whats 45 ACP stand for?

Automatic Colt Pistol
45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) or . 45 Auto (11.43×23mm) is a rimless straight-walled handgun cartridge designed by John Moses Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.

What does FS mean on a gun?

Get a grip with GLOCK Front serrations! The front serrations (FS) provide an additional tactile surface choice when manipulating the slide giving the operator positive traction even with wet or sweaty hands.

Are double stack 1911 reliable?

45 ACP to find out just how viable an option a double-stack 1911 is not only for open carry but concealed carry. The verdict is in: not only is it a reliable, accurate pistol, it can – and should – be carried.

Are there any double stack 1911?

Wilson Combat eXperior Compact Double Stack A Government sized 1911 is a hefty piece for concealed carry, but the Wilson Combat eXperior Compact Double Stack gives you a shorter and easier-to-carry option. The eXperior compact comes in both 9mm and . 45 ACP options.