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  • Posted in thread: New RIA Compact on 06-12-2014 at 04:34 PM
    I just bought an RIA CS. Doesn't say anything about Tac on my box or gun, could someone tell me
    the diff? Have an Ed Brown safety on the way and looking at grips, will probably get CMC mags,
    use them ...

  • Posted in thread: I messed up. Need help on 04-18-2014 at 04:38 AM
    What you have is a Rock Island 2011-Tactical single-stack Night, a new model for 2014 that
    comes with Mepro night sights and no forward serrations on the slide. The small logo on the
    left of the slide...

  • Posted in thread: New RIA Compact on 04-18-2014 at 04:22 AM
    I've had my Rock Compact-Tactical .45 for over a year now and it's my primary CCW. The standard
    ACT-Mags are NOT cheap and crappy magazines as some would have you believe! They are one of
    Europe's lar...

  • Posted in thread: Average 1911 owners age? on 04-18-2014 at 04:00 AM
    Shot my first one in Vietnam at age 24 (thing bit my hand bad!), but bought my first 1911 when
    I was 67. Now I have three; a big 'un (.45 ACP 5"), a little 'un (.45 ACP 3.5"), and a fat 'un

  • Posted in thread: Full length guide rod matter? on 01-31-2014 at 05:31 AM
    I have three 1911-type pistols and each has a different guide rod; a one-piece FLGR, a GI-style
    and a reverse-plug in an officers-sized pistol. Though two of them take down easier with a tool
    (a pin f...

  • Posted in thread: if the egg is the perfect shape on 01-30-2014 at 05:52 AM
    Both the Single Action Army and the 1911 are Classics (with a capital "C") and rightly so. In
    practice, the S&W Model 3 in .44 had advantages over the SAA in operation (quicker extraction
    and loading)...

  • Posted in thread: Happy Happy Happy Rock Island Tacticsl 45 on 11-21-2013 at 04:41 AM
    I have three Rocks (FS-Tac and CS-Tac in .45, .22TCM/9mm); and each has a different recoil
    spring system. They all seem to work very well and since I have two or three bushing wrenches
    the take-down p...

  • Posted in thread: JMB was never Navy on 10-05-2013 at 04:22 AM
    And a Holy-Stone refers to the abrasive blocks used to scrub the teak decks of sailing ships.
    It's name comes from the kneeling position one had to assume to use one properly (no handles on
    these thin...

  • Posted in thread: A little knowledge for all semi-auto (and revolver) owners. on 09-17-2013 at 05:07 AM
    There is a distinction between nomenclature and jargon that comes into this discussion. Jargon
    is understood slang between members of a group that serves to differentiate them from
    outsiders. Calling ...

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