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Rock Island Armory 51438 1911 Two-Tone GI 8+1 45ACP 5"

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Model: 51438
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 411548479
UPC: 4806015514381

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Chambered in .45acp and outfitted with  polymer grips and a two tone nickel / parkerized finish, this is the 1911 Standard GI Series. Faithful to the original 1911 design, the Standard GI is equipped with a 5 inch barrel, fixed sights, and an 8 round magazine. Perfect for the first time shooter or collector.
Type Not Valid
Action Double Action
Caliber 7.62 mm X 39 mm
Barrel Length 10.1"
Capacity 9 + 1
Safety Hammer block Only
Grips Simulated Ivory
Sights Fiber Optic
Weight 2.47 lbs
Finish Charcoal
Type Not Listed
Action Gas Operation
Caliber 270 Winchester
Barrel Length 4.13"
Capacity 7
Safety Half Cock
Grips Carbon Fiber
Sights Dot & Post
Weight 2.47 lbs
Finish Case Hardened
Type Not Valid
Caliber 460 S&W Mag
Barrel Length 7.75"
Capacity 15 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Ivory
Sights GI Type Sights
Weight 2.47 lbs
Finish Case Hardened
Type Revolver
Action Double Action
Caliber 410/45 Long Colt/454 Casull
Barrel Length 12.25"
Capacity 40 1
Safety Rotating Safety Selector
Grips Micarta
Sights Peep
Weight 2.47 lbs
Finish Duo-Tone
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 5"
Capacity 8 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Black
Sights GI Type Sights
Weight 2.47 lbs

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4 Reviews. Average Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
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Reviewed By: Troy E on 07/20/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Excellent gun at this price point. It had to be stripped down and cleaned properly, but that should be done anyway. Extremely happy with Buds, and will order from in the future.

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Reviewed By: skyler f on 07/07/2014 Rating: 3 of 5 Stars! [3 of 5 Stars!]
this is my first GI model 1911, but I also own 3 other 1911's from RIA and love them. I must say im not happy with the trigger on the GI model, and other than having it covered in grease I would say it shoots pretty good out of the box after being cleaned. Like I said on a personal note im not a fan of the Trigger on the GI model and plan on upgrading it, hopefully that will improve it. Buds was very good at the shipping so im content with that.

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Reviewed By: ERIK B on 07/27/2012 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
The gun is worth a 5 star but gave it a 4 like previous review it was dripping in oil enough to do an oil change.. Had to brake it down for cleaning. I had already bought the gun before the other review was posted.. Doesn't come with skeleton hammer, trigger or beaver tail. Shoot great no hiccups.. Very satisfied with it.

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Reviewed By: Mike T on 05/26/2012 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
Haven't gotten to the range with this yet, but upon initial inspection, the firearm seems to have a finish on it that leaves a lot to be desired. The grips are cheap plastic, which is fine at this price point. And upon receiving this firearm at my FFL it was wrapped in a bag and dripping with oil. I literally held the firearm at the base of the grip with my thumb and forefinger and watched it just drip out of the barrel. Expect to have to tear this down completely to the frame to clean it up. A simple field strip and clean/re-oil isn't going to be sufficient. Also, I know the picture doesn't always depict what the item exactly is, but to anyone looking to purchase this firearm, it does NOT come with the skeletonized hammer and trigger. This isn't a major deal to me, just letting future buyers be aware. I would have given 5 stars had it not been for having to cometely disassemble this thing and clean it up. I'll come back and give another review after I have some rounds thru it. For what it is at the price point paid, not a bad firearm overall w/out being fired yet.

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