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Rock Island Armory 51416 1911 Compact GI 7+1 45ACP 3.5"

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Model: 51416
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 411539804
UPC: 4806015514169
MFG: Rock Island Armory

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Chambered in .45acp and outfitted with a shorter barrel, smooth wood grips, and a parkerized finish, this is the 1911 Compact GI. Faithful to the original 1911 design, the Standard Compact GI is equipped with a 3.5 inch barrel, fixed sights, and a 7 round magazine. Perfect for the first time shooter, collector, or lawful concealed carry.

Finish Cobalt
Type Single Shot
Action Semi-Auto
Caliber 454 Casull
Barrel Length 5.87"
Capacity 26 1
Safety Trigger/Firing Pin/Drop
Grips Pink
Sights VTAC Warrior
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Chrome
Type Revolver
Action Single/Double
Caliber 5 mm
Barrel Length 4.7"/3.6"
Capacity 9 1/13 1 (Grip Extension)
Safety Firing Pin/Hammer Safety
Grips Flat Dark Earth
Sights Fiber Optic Front, Lo-Profile Rear
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Olive Drabe Frame/Black Slide
Type Not Listed
Action Lever
Caliber 9mm
Barrel Length 5.05"
Capacity 7/8/9 1
Safety Automatic firing pin lock, decocking lever, safety intercept
Grips Double Diamond
Sights Night Sights
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Not Listed
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 3.5"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Wood
Sights Fixed
Weight 2.16 lbs.

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Reviewed By: Lee P on 11/22/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Received this from Buds a couple of weeks ago. Great price, fast shipping, very easy shipping to Preferred FFL. This was my first purchase from Buds and it won't be my last.

RIA 1911-A1 CS, .45ACP
Yes, had to completely clean it up, very well lubed in shipping oil. I was told by my FFL that I should replace the factory magazine which I intend to do, how ever I did not have any issues with it the first time out. I put 150 rounds through it (230 grain FMJ) not one FTF or FTE. The pistol functioned perfectly. I will be replacing the grips though, the wood is not ideal for grip and I have very large hands. I really like this gun.

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Reviewed By: Nick M on 08/18/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Awesome little pistol. Ordered on Friday morning and received it on Tuesday at noon (my LGS is not open on Mondays). Upon my pre-acceptance inspection of the pistol, I noted that it was in NEW condition sealed in a plastic bag with a TON of shipping grease/lube. It took forever to clean it all out, but is much better than rust on a new gun. Lockup is tight and I see no play or un-necessary movement in the slide to frame fit. Trigger is very crisp and very close to 'breaks like a glass rod'. I personally prefer roll triggers on 1911s (easier to master during sustained fire) so this one will likely spend some time on the bench, but the factory trigger is above average for a gun at this price point and is more than serviceable out-of-the-box. All other gaps (MSH to frame, grip safety to frame, etc.) are thin and uniform. Overall, I find the build quality of this gun surpasses the price; it's one heck of a deal.

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Reviewed By: Tim C on 07/13/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Well first of all I wanna say this RIA CS 45 was exactly what i was looking for, my other 45 was ok during the winter for conceal carry but just to big for the summer. I been wanting a compact 45 a long time but just couldnt afford the high prices of Colt &; Springfield &; a few others, & w/ the quality of how good a RIA & there repitation & nearly half the price, you just cant beat it. The finish is ok but is not an issue @ all since this will be my primary weapon for CCW, I did have alot of concerns @ first about buying a weapon online since not able to @ least have the weapon in my hand to see how it feels especially since I have big hands, but I haveto say it feels right. The gun shoots great & I have had no issues jams or no feeds @ all, of course I only use 230 gr FMJ Round ball ammo. I also wanna say how excellent the service &; the speedy delivery I received here @ Buds, & there tracking was dead on & I was able to know purdy much where my weapon was @, & you cant beat there prices either. I would not hesitate to purchase another weapon threw yall & would also recommend to others.yall are defently 5 stars in my book, it was a pleasure doin business w/ yall, Thanks again, Tim

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Reviewed By: Desi H on 07/05/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Great gun! I own the full size model and not disappointed with the performance of the CS model. Buds Gun Shop is a superb company with friendly and helpfull emlployees. The pricingredients is perfect along with the ease of shopping online..

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Reviewed By: Ryan T on 06/11/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
First transaction through Bud's and it was awesome. Ordered Saturday night and received in my hands Wednesday afternoon. Wanted the full size 1911 but I figured with my small frame that it would be easier to conceal the 3.5" much easier and it is. Shoots great and all! Best bang for you buck!

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