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Rock River Arms Polymer 1911

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by barth, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. barth

    barth six barrels

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    After a four-year hiatus from the handgun manufacturing business, Rock River Arms is back with a 5-inch polymer 1911. The gun features a polymer main spring housing, steel billet frame insert, steel billet slide, rubber overmolded pistol grips, beavertail grip safety, commander hammer, 4.5 pound trigger pull, RRA dovetail front and rear sight, parkerized finish and weighs 2.04 pounds. Ballpark price on this gun is around $800.
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  2. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

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    In my opinion, Polymer and 1911 are two things that just don't mix.
     

  3. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Completely agreed.
     
  4. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Looks fine to me. If the polymer actually makes it light enough to be a real carry gun, I'd go for one in commander size (or just the frame to build one).
     
  5. bac1023

    bac1023

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    :agree:
     
  6. kkramer673

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    This is a rather odd way for Rock River Arms to re-enter the 1911 business.
     
  7. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    Mold in a light rail and you will really make bac :crying:......:rofl:
     
  8. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I'm interested to see one in person.
     
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    I get a 404 for the Guns America page.

    I haven"t been to RRA s website in a while.

    What a busy, confusing mess. I couldn't find a polymer 1911 on it, and couldn't stand looking any longer.
     
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    I'd take a bobtail commander.:wavey:
     
  11. eyelikeglasses

    eyelikeglasses Hooah, Hooah.

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    My thoughts also.:dunno:
     
  12. mgs

    mgs Always Carrying Millennium Member

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    Not bad but I'd rather use a lightweight alloy.
     
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  13. Gary1911A1

    Gary1911A1

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    If RRA can maintaine the quality of their prior 1911s' with this polymer 1911 then I'll get one. Especially at around $800.
     
  14. Kaybe

    Kaybe

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    A Glock 21 or 36 is ok, but not a polymer 1911? I'll take one.
     
  15. Jim Watson

    Jim Watson

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    If you go to the GA homepage from the 404 notice, the Plastic RRA is right there.

    Considering the appearance and price of the old line of RRA pistols, the looks and price of THIS ONE have me thinking about Offshore Procurement. Kind of like an STI Spartan.
     
  16. barth

    barth six barrels

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    Sorry must have copied the link wrong???
    Try this one:

    http://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/rock-river-arms-polymer-1911/
     
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    I like the idea that it gives a quality 1911 at an affordable price.
     
  18. F_G

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    Just what I was thinkin'. I'd do one in Commander size.
     
  19. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    So they went from their previous 1911s to... that thing? Ok.
     
  20. TalkToTheGlock

    TalkToTheGlock Zombie Hunter

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    If you want all the benefits of a 1911 in a polymer gun why not just get an Hk45?



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