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Rock Island Armory 51429 TAC 1911 Compact 7+1 45ACP 3.5"

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Model: 51429
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 411550000
UPC: 4806015514299

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From its 3.5 inch barrel to the extended beavertail, the Compact 1911 Tactical .45acp will be love at first shot. The full guide rod and  combat-style, low profile, snag-free sights are built for performance. Comes in a fully parkerized finish. The Tactical Model gives you everything you want in a pistol at great value, plus the backing of the Rock Island lifetime warranty.

Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 3.5"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Black
Sights Dovetail
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Rainbow
Type Kit
Action Break Open
Caliber 25-06 Remington
Barrel Length 10.6"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Grip safety Only
Grips Custom
Sights Adjustable
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Midnight Blue
Type Pistol
Action Gas Operation
Caliber 460 S&W Mag
Barrel Length 1.63"
Capacity 26 1
Safety Manual
Grips Micarta
Sights Fixed
Weight 2.16 lbs.

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17 Reviews. Average Rating: 4.7 of 5 Stars! [4.7 of 5 Stars!]
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Reviewed By: Marcus N on 08/15/2014 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
I am new to 1911's and recently got a high end full size one that led me to buy a compact after I enjoyed it so much. I decided on this Rock Island and am very pleased so far.

1. Un- boxing it, I found it in a plastic bag covered in grease as expected. Gun functioned checked smoothly despite being filthy.
2. The pistol I received was exactly what was pictured on Buds. No RIA billboard on the side.
3. The safety is not ambidextrous and of a low profile.
4. The sights are as described and solid black.
5. Magazine is high quality but also greasy from factory.

Grease is not a bad thing for me, just don't be surprised. After cleaning it thoroughly the gun cycled even better. I can only see it getting better after the break-in. For this price, an amateur weekend shooter like me is going to be buying more of these guns for sure.

I rate the product as a 4 because it is not as smooth as other 1911's but is a great buy. Always room for improvement.

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Reviewed By: Ralph H on 07/31/2014 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
As usual Rock Island makes a good little gun. Recoil is a bit more, but that was expected. I think I will enjoy as a CHL gun. No problem with the gun or the price.

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Reviewed By: barry s on 06/27/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Another great purchase from Bud's. The weapon is tight and very accurate for the price. I own several 1911's and the RIA can hang with the best of them.
Bud's blows away the completion on the price and selection.

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Reviewed By: dan f on 06/17/2014 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
For the money this is a very nice .45. Factory sights are useless and horrible. Fit and finish were fine and gun shoots well. Only failure was off hand limp wristing to see if I could get it to fail and it stove piped. Major cleaining was needed when it arrives (soaked in oil), other than that it has been a great buy. Buds services as always was top notch.

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Reviewed By: Randy B on 05/31/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Got my compact 45 today.Wow looks awesome and what a trigger.Bought this gun to carry added some Hogue finger groove grips and it is a nice little 45.A lot of concerns about the finish,mine was perfect out of the case.Had every intention of having it cera coated if the factory finish starts to show signs of wear.So far very pleased,put a few rounds thru it at the range and no problems.Shoots right up there with my Colt full size,not quite up there with the Kimber but not 1300.00 either.Great little affordable 45,proud to have it in my safe.Thanks Buds

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