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Rock Island 1911-A1 Handgun

Item # 738156
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Key Features

  • Fixed Sights

  • Wood Grips

  • Single-Action

  • 5-Inch Barrel

Our Price   $499.99

Availability: Sold Out

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Product Description
Designed by John Browning, the Model 1911 was the standard-issue side arm for the United States armed forces from 1911 to 1985 and is still carried by some U.S. forces today. The Model 1911's longevity is due to Browning's often-imitated design, which incorporates the short recoil principle. The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. Rock Island Armory makes a 1911A1 clone that may be the most loyal to the original design. These pistols are manufactured with ordnance grade 4140 steel and all parts are compatible with original 1911 United States GI models.
Model 1911-A1
Type Handgun
Action Semi-Auto
Action Type Single Action
Caliber .45 ACP
Barrel Length 5"
Sights Fixed
Finish Blued
Grips Wood
Capacity 8 + 1
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Rock Island ArmoryRock Island 1911-A1 Handgun

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great gun

By ripedpockets

from fayette county Pa.

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer


  • Easy Maintenance
  • Easy To Use
  • Rugged


    Best Uses

    • I Carry Mine
    • Shooting Ranges

    Comments about Rock Island Armory Rock Island 1911-A1 Handgun:

    owned about a year and a half shot about 1500 hundred rounds of all brands ammo never had a jam or a failure to feed accurate right out of box easy field strip all in all great gun for the money

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Awesome Budget 1911!

    By Matt

    from Tyler Tx

    About Me Casual/Recreational

    Verified Reviewer


    • Accurate
    • Crisp Trigger
    • Excelent Value


      Best Uses

      • Outdoors
      • Shooting Ranges

      Comments about Rock Island Armory Rock Island 1911-A1 Handgun:

      I am addicted to 1911s, and this was a spontaneous purchase, but I have to say, I love it!

      My intent was for this to be a cheap, glove box gun, but after shooting it, I had to put it in the safe next to my bed.

      If you are looking for an entry level 1911, and don't have a lot of cash to part with, this is the gun for you.

      My only gripe is the magazine. It allows the round to nose dive on chamber entry and causes an occasional FTF. Throw it away on day 1 and get you a couple of MegCar or ProMags. Problem solved, and no FTF in over 1,000 rnds!

      A cheap way to increase performance would be to add a Hogue wrap-around rubber grip. After that addition, this gun shoots like a dream.

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      • No

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