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orangello 10-24-2012 07:09 PM

$375 for a RIA 1911? Duracoated?

This is the least expensive i have seen the RIA marked. It says that this one is duracoated.

Any opinions on this one? for myself and others?

Anybody bought from classicarms lately?

Olympus 10-24-2012 07:16 PM

Classic had a good reputation on other boards. Never bought from them before. As for the Duracoat, I'm not a fan.

LongBaller71 10-24-2012 07:36 PM

Not sure that RIA actually had a factory duracoat. Their finish is similar, but more of a parkerized one. I'll have to dig more on that.

Looks like a great price if Classic is still getting good reviews.

I've used duracoat, and had no problems with it at all. Depends heavily on prep work to the surfaces.

danf_fl 10-24-2012 09:25 PM

I don't see what is so "special" about the duracoat

bartwatkins 10-26-2012 09:36 PM

I purchased an AK from them late last year. The gun was exactly as advertised & quick service/shipping. I would buy from them again based on my experience.

USMC_Richey 10-27-2012 06:31 PM

Yeah assuming all of their claims are true, that's a steal. I'd jump on it. .... Jump on it! Jump on it! .... Now that song is stuck in my head.. :rolleyes:

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