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Some pics of my RIA2011 with rail....

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Nakanokalronin, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    Just thought I'd throw some pictures out of my new RIA2011 with rail. The stock grips are nice, but I liked the way my C&S grips looked on it better. The MSH on this and other RIA 1911s are plastic now so that had to go. In it's place is a Nighthawk Custom MSH w/magwell I had laying around. The trigger was okay but I like the solid look a lot better so that got replaced. I replaced the ambi safety with a single sided. I had a spare rear Novak 2 dot sight in my bin so I fit it to the slide and drilled the front for a third dot. The FLGR was also replaced with a standard GI plug and guide.

    Yea, I replaced these parts before I've even shot it yet, but it's set-up the way I want it with parts I already had on hand. It has also been cleaned and re-lubed inside and out and I'll be shooting it sometime this week.

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  2. S.Dewey

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    That looks like Robo-Cops gun right there!
     

  3. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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  4. alwaysshootin

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    Hope it shoots as good as it looks!
     
  5. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    I've heard that said about the RIA and Springfield full rail 1911s before. No real use for a full length rail but it does give it quite a different look. :cool:
     
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  7. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    I'll defiantly update after a range trip. So far the slide to frame fit is very tight and it chambers empty brass like it's feeding nothing at all.
     
  8. skeeter1959

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    Holy cow that's nice!!!
     
  9. Ruggles

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    Love the look of the full length dust cover on a 1911 :)

    Congrats
     
  10. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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  11. Hugo R

    Hugo R Gaff G26 User!

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    Congrats, enjoy!

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    Nice piece. Kindly provide a range report when you can.

    We also own a RIA 2011 rail job and have found to be a very nice shooter through the first 500 rounds.

    We trudge on.
     
  13. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    I'm heading to the range tomorrow so range report will be posted soon. :cool:
     
  14. steve1911

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    Nice!




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  15. bac1023

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    Very nice indeed
     
  16. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    That thing has to be the best hand gun to pistol whip a bad guy whip, you could really do some damage swinging that upside the head of some scumbag robber. :)
     
  17. ithaca_deerslayer

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    -- scrolls up to see if this is a post by Frank --
     
  18. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    Frank is gone man :rofl:

    I don't like ambi safties, FLGRs, plastic MSHs and I like dots on my sights and solid triggers. All the parts were on hand so why not since they just sat in my bins instead. :cool:
     
  19. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    So here's the range report....

    Ammo brought
    Federal American Eagle 230gr. Ball
    Winchester White Box 230gr. Ball
    Winchester PDX-1 230gr standard pressure HP
    Federal HST 230gr. standard pressure HP

    Total rounds brought: 300

    Magazines used
    Kimpro Tac 8rd.
    Chip McCormick 8rd.
    Wilson Combat 47D 8rd.
    Supplied ACT 8rd.
    Wolff branded ACT 8rd.
    Colt 7rd.
    Cheap Colt knock off 7rd.

    The reliability was 100% with all ammo and every magazine. Each round fed, fired and ejected nicely and brass landed in the same spot every shot. Each mag locked in like they're suppose to and pushed up on the slide stop locking the slide open when empty.

    Accuracy was pretty good. I could tell the front end was a tad heavier but since I took out the FLGR, it's not as heavy as you would think. The sights never moved and were right on when I adjusted the rear Novak with my laser bore sighter at home. Below is a target at 15 yards rapid fire. Not bad for a budget 1911 and I'd defiantly recommend it to anyone looking for a full rail 1911 that dosn't want to spend the money on the higher end brands.

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  20. wk9k

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    Thats a nice 1911, like the squared off end. Good choice.