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Got My First 1911 yesterday

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by NDLAWRENCE, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. NDLAWRENCE

    NDLAWRENCE

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    Well I ended up getting a rock island tactical (will post pics later)
    im pretty happy with the feel of it so far haven't got to shoot it yet
    but i dont think the grip saftey is depressing all the way its only moving 1/16" is this right?:dunno: i haven't very many 1911's :whistling:
     
  2. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    Well make sure the gun is unloaded, make sure the hammer is back, point in a safe direction, grip it, and pull the trigger. It will let you know
     


  3. youngAR

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    If you have any problems, RIA will take care of you. Welcome to a sickness.
     
  4. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    Yes I have had a RIA and a Springfield. Springfield's Customer service is a better than RIA but RIA still has a lot better than most out there.
     
  5. Hurricanes

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    I just shot my FS Tac yesteryda, your going to really enjoy it. As redfish mentioned, make sure its unloaded and pull the trigger in a safe direction.
    -Joel
     
  6. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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  7. NDLAWRENCE

    NDLAWRENCE

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    Well got a 100rds off today only two "jams" I think these were caused by the factory magazine. Seemed to shoot good will try and get some pics up tomorrow.