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Old 02-11-2013, 10:01 PM   #1
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Does anyone own a RO? has anyone shot one? Just curious on how they shoot and if anyone's had any problems with FTF or FTE?

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Old 02-11-2013, 10:30 PM   #2
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I have shot one although I do not own one! Very nice piece!
I think you would be happy with it. I am sure someone here has one!


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I've shot one. A lot of 1911 for the money. As are Springfield Armory pistols in general. Good warranty & customer service. You could do much worse than a RO.
The guy who's pistol I shot eventually sold it. He regrets it.

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The RO is basically a TRP without some of the bells and whistles. Very good guns for $800.

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One of my favorite pieces.Mine has won me quite a few pin shoots.Easy to shoot well.I would stack it up against any 1911 for any amount of money.You could spend a lot more money and not get any better 1911.

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One of my favorite pieces.Mine has won me quite a few pin shoots.Easy to shoot well.I would stack it up against any 1911 for any amount of money.You could spend a lot more money and not get any better 1911.
Was it the gun or your skill? Or was it that you felt more confident with the RO?
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My first and only 1911 is a RO, I really enjoy it. The only thing is I'm not great with the black on black target sights so I had to paint the front sight. Other than that, it's a thing of beauty.

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I have a Springfield Loaded model 1911....
My choice was between the RO and the Loaded.

Loved the single sided saftey on the RO & the absence of front cocking serrations.
But did not like the adjustable rear sight (as I was not purchasing for competition shooting).

In the end, I went with the Loaded because it had the fixed low profile combat rear sight.

But you will not go wrong with the RO - great shooter (as is mine).
I have had almost zero malfunctions and have over 3K rounds through mine.


But if funds allow, go with the TRP (is is a step above both of these).

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Psy,I got 17 other 1911', the RO is just magic when it comes to shootin pins.Don't know how else to explain it!

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