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RIA Compact CS questions

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Sniperfox, Feb 14, 2012.


  1. Sniperfox

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    Kopfjaeger

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    This is primarily for RIA owners. How would you guys rate this model? Any common problems with it that I need to be aware of before I make my decision on whether I want to buy one?
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  2. Bob Hafler

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    I'm not a big fan of less than full size 1911's but if it shoots as good as they do your in for a good time.
     

  3. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    mine works well after a 2 pound upgrade in recoil spring was added and 250 rounds of fmj break in was finished.
     
  4. Sniperfox

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    What problems did you experience that required the spring change?
     
  5. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    nose dive jams with the first and second rounds and sometimes failure to go into full battery.
     
  6. jrs93accord

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    I have two of the CS models plus a few more. I have never had a problem with the Compacts. Mine shoot just fine.

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  7. Panzer

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