RIA 1911 38 super....

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  1. Petethefishman

    Petethefishman New Member

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    Any thoughts or comments on the RIA 38 super???
  2. HossFly

    HossFly New Member

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    Sure- RIA makes a good gun for the money- If you like the 38Super thats a good caliber for you to buy - Personaly i love it but i stay with my 9mm Tactical because of ammo cost :)
  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    I need one. Im working on a 'project' that will require a .38 super 1911 platform..
  4. RJay

    RJay Active Member

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    I want a .38 Super, no reason, I just want one. Need one. not likely, but will I get one, You can bet your booty:D
  5. Petethefishman

    Petethefishman New Member

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    Well, after little thought and large desire I acquired the RIA version. Paid less than 5 for it. Burned through 200 rounds and it performed flawlessly. Pretty impressed with its accuracy as well. It shoots quite a bit better than those high dollar versions in the safe. Guess I'll get a couple more....
  6. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Be prepared to show some pictures and give a range report. :)
  7. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    I was just thinkin the very same thing.. Pics and report are required.
  8. 1911junkee

    1911junkee New Member

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    I built up a version of the "Super Cooper" using a Colt Combat Commander with a 5" barrel back in the 70's. Carried it a few years and was conned out of it by a brother in law with deep pockets. It was a great setup but I went back to the .45 acp and plan to stick with it. It was a very cool experience just the same!
  9. PanhandlePop

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    I've been thinking I need a 38 Super to add to my flock. Not too many around, though.
  10. aa1911

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    when I finally get the 38 super up high enough on my long list of gun stuff to buy, I will be getting the RIA to fill that caliber. the super is pretty common in the Philippines so no doubt they make a great 1911 in that caliber. Shot with some locals over there a few years ago, most of them were shooting 38 super; one guy had a .40SW, only a couple .45 ACP's. the super was pretty much the standard round. All of them reloaded for them too.
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    I've thought about a .38 Super for some time now, just can't get myself to make the plunge into yet another caliber.
  12. HossFly

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    What's one more? :D
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