Rock Island

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  1. Hawg

    Hawg Active Member

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    That's fine. Like I said it does work but I don't like it. I keep expecting it to split apart every time I load it and you can't take the bumper off of it either. Well you can take it off but you have to put it back on to use it.:mad:
  2. American Leader

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    Hey Hawg, I know a really nice fellow who owns an RIA that will still fire a round with the manual safety on. He just pulls the trigger firmly and watch's the safety move and hammer fall. And this guy agrees with H-D and puts Pachmyars on every 1911 and Hi Power he owns! Congrats Hawg on your new toy, enjoy!
  3. Hawg

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    Mine wont.....So far anyway. Thanks.
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    Hmmm...I gotcha. I can assure you, from my experience that they won't fall apart. I need the bumpers and I like the ones on the ACT's because they are smaller than most. I use them in my carry and my full sized guns:
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  5. Hawg

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    That's cool. Nice pistola too.:cool:
  6. RYANINMICHIGAN

    RYANINMICHIGAN New Member

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    Hey guys,
    Just joined, anyway I wanted a "knock around gun" for hiking, hunting, general truck gun. Did a lot of reading and bought a Rock FS tac. Love it! She is not as pretty as my other guns but it shoots just as good. I have no issues with fit or finish. It eats what ever I put in it. The only thing I would change is the sights. Not bad, I just prefer a three dot sight. They are a little hard to see in low light.
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    My ATI came with the exact same mag, I haven't put that many rounds through it but it hasn't missed a feed yet........
  8. Hawg

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    I bought four Chip McCormick's to try out. These are nice mags. I will be getting more of them.
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    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the forum, Ryan. You have come to a great place, fun to browse around and full of excellent advice freely given, good disussions and a some good laughs.

    Sounds like you have a good gun there. Others will comment on it too, I'm sure.
  10. CharlieSW

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    I have a 9mm that looks exactly like your pistol. Decent finish and that nice Philippine wood. Mine is astonishly accurate. The only downside I have experienced is that it does not like hollow point ammo.
  11. Hawg

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    Mine eats whatever you feed it but my pet loads are going to be 230 grain SWC's. The grips were too fat for my liking. I went with Pachmayr's for a little while but I just like the feel of wood so much better. Those Chip McCormick mags are top notch. Not cheap feeling like the ACT and best of all no bumper.
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  12. Tensallday

    Tensallday New Member

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    Sweet i cant wait for one!
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    How do those compare to Wilson Combat mags?
  15. Hawg

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    Never used a Wilson Combat but I'd say the Wilson's are a cut above. Mine work with anything you put in them and they're much better feeling than the ACT. They look and feel more like a Colt mag. They can't be disassembled is the only drawback I can see. I would imagine the Wilson's have a better finish also but for the price they're top notch in function and reliability.
    The floor plate is drilled if you wish to put bumpers on them. Personally I can't stand bumpers.
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  16. Double D

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    I use wilson combats mostly but mccormics are my second choice. I know metalform makes good mags too but I just always go with wilsons because they have never let me down.
  17. Hawg

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    I looked at Wilson's but for the price of one I could get two of these.
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    Metalform is another brand I would give good reviews on
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