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Rock Island Armory 51421 1911 Standard GI 8+1 45ACP 5"
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Model: 51421
 
Condition: Factory New
 
Bud's Item Number: 411539079
 
UPC: 4806015514213
 
MFG: Rock Island Armory

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Chambered in .45acp and outfitted with smooth wood grips and a parkerized finish, this is the GI Standard FS. Faithful to the original 1911 design, the GI Standard is equipped with a 5 inch barrel, fixed sights, and an 8 round magazine. Perfect for the first time shooter or collector.

 
SPECIFICATIONS
Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 5"
Capacity 8 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Wood
Sights GI Type Sights
Weight 2.47 lbs

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Reviewed By: Gary S on 01/22/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I was referred to Bud's by a colleague at work, and I have to say, I was pleased with the ease of use of the website, and the delivery was what I expected. My local FFL made it easy on this end as well. Even spotted me a box of shiny new rounds.

I am proud to say I am now among the ranks of owning a classic model of firearm, and from the outset, I'm super excited for the opportunity to put 'er to use!

Thank you, Bud's - I have no doubt I'll refer and use you again and again.

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Reviewed By: Derek O on 01/22/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Great first timer. I put 200 rounds of winchester white ball ammo down range... It performed flawlessly! Its very accurate at 30 yards. And the price is great too. I'd like to personally thank buds for a smooth transaction/delivery. I cant wait to buy another.

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Reviewed By: Darren P on 12/21/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Just a few comments for anyone (like me) unfamiliar with RIA products and considering giving it a shot. I had previously tested the compact officers model and wanted to see how the government model faired. It did great over 850 rounds with 100% feed and fire; two FTE at #640 and #690 - far better than my Springfield Jam Master. Factory mag was used throughout. Unlike the compact, I only tried Winchester bulk 230 grain FMJ on this outing.

Accuracy. Three-shot groups usually around 2" @ 20 yds; long strings 4"; a fifty-round group inside a 4x4 or 6x6 inch square. I beat the paint off a chest size steel plate at 30 yds once the kentucky windage got worked out.

The trigger is great, safety positive on/off. Finish okay with some stamp-sized blemish on the top of the slide. This may "age" out as the parkerized gets worn, or duracoated one day. Didn't bother me, I'm looking for excellent reliability then reasonable accuracy at a value price point. I like the wood grips. They look okay and feel great to me. I prefer the normal grip safety. The compact beavertail lets the rear of the safety cut into my hand. Not a problem at all with the regular config as the grip position a little lower.

The local 400# range commando said my sites were bad. He had the night/tritium/thermal/red dot/laser/ESP commando sights just like they shot Bin Laden with. I still outshot him, so did everyone else. Don't discount the GI sights, they work well, are unbreakable, we managed to win a couple major world wars with them. They also keep the overall price of the gun reasonable.

The factory mag seems nice and worked 100% 850 times in a row. All shooting was done starting with a full load of eight rounds to test the spring and overall function.

Overall superior to the Springfield Armory experience and would probably be a good deal at $800. I think it's a fantastic deal at $415. I'm not a collector, I don't see guns as a work of art. This will go camping, hiking and hunting and get beat up. It proved very reliable with decent accuracy, a great price point - let's call it five stars.

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Reviewed By: Aaron W on 12/17/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Awesom gun. Have over 1000 rounds through it and no problems. Finish is very good and is very durable. Just wish it came with an extra Magazine. As for buds.... Well you can catch a deal sometimes. Shipping time though. Hope you're not in a hurry. Otherwise. Good experience.

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Reviewed By: Jason M on 12/09/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Very impressed the feel and accuracy of the firearm. After over 500 rounds, no issues with any ammo used. Solid buy for a first time 1911 to get the feel of them. I do prefer the looks new style with the logo near the back of the slide.

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