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1911aone 02-18-2013 12:46 AM

Springfield Armory Range Officer 1911
 
Looking for any reviews on the Springfield Range Officer. Thanks

ET1 02-24-2013 11:29 PM

I've owned one for about 1 1/2 years now with no complaints. I paid $750, for the money I feel it's about as good as you can get. I've never had an ftf with any kind of ammo. The fit between the slide & frame is tight with no movement at all. The accuracy is equal to my neighbors 1911 that was made up for him when he was conpetition shooting in the army 40 years ago. The trigger is under 4 lbs. & adjustable and feels really good. It is set up for target shooting. For the range it's perfect. If you want to carry it for personal defense it will need to be tweaked. Plus it only comes in a parkerized finish which I like but others I've talked to would rather have a blued finish or stainless. Hey, you can't please everybody.

1911aone 02-25-2013 08:50 PM

Thank you for the information on the Range Officer I'm pretty close to wanting to try one for myself

limbkiller 02-25-2013 09:21 PM

Wonderful guns for the money. Basically it is the TRP without a few of the frills. You will love it.

Transman 02-25-2013 09:24 PM

My RO is one of my favoritew pieces.Very accurate,instictive if you will.1oo% reliable right out of the box.I've scored victory at many a pin shoot with it.I think for the money,no other 1911 gives you as much!

canebrake 02-25-2013 09:27 PM

ET1, the SA Range Officer has an adjustable trigger? You're not talking about pull pressure are you?


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