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Old 03-24-2013, 01:59 AM   #1
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I bought the Rock Island 1911 a couple of months ago and it was my first 1911. I know now what was meant by 1911's being contagious. I was saving to get the Remington R1 but, I could not resist the impulse buying of the American Tactical FX Titan 1911 .45. It is the commander size with checkered grips and beavertail safety. I was in my buddys pawn shop this morning, he usually has a good selection but nowadays its hit and miss with a handful to look at. Anyway got the ATI for $450 out the door. There is something about a 1911! Now starting over saving for the Remington
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:49 AM   #2
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You'll love the R1.

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Cane is right. you will definately like the R1 and it's one awesome pistol for the price. pretty danged accurate as well. love mine!
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Ati and rock island are made by the same manufacturer on the same machines u know have the same gun with different roll marks pretty much
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Ati and rock island are made by the same manufacturer on the same machines u know have the same gun with different roll marks pretty much
A well known fact.
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Ati and rock island are made by the same manufacturer on the same machines u know have the same gun with different roll marks pretty much
ATI distributes gun manufactured by Shooting Arms Manufacturing (SAM) in the Philippines.

Rock Island Armory guns are made by Armscor, a completely different company also located in the Philippines.

And the there's Metro Arms in the Phillipines that makes the excellent American Classic line of 1911's.
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Was gonna put pics up, but battery was too low in camera, soon as it gets charged up i'll put'm up.
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saw a RIA 1911 in 9mm yesterday at my LGS. priced at $529, NIB.
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I picked up an ATI titan in a trade recently. Liking that 45
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saw a RIA 1911 in 9mm yesterday at my LGS. priced at $529, NIB.
Too high for a GI model. Steep for a Tactical, too. Was it a two tone?

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=333278220

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