Welcome to the FTF. We have an area for "Introductions" and would appreciate if you stopped in there when you get a chance.
The RIA could do the job. The earlier RIAs had some quality issue problems, but they seem to be worked out.
What are your standards for reliability? As with any other 1911, you may want to wring it out on the range first before carrying.
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