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Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by guns4life, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. guns4life

    guns4life New Member

    Oct 6, 2009
    south carolina
    Which would be better to start a build on a rock island or a springfield both are gi models and what are some good things to start with for performance and cosmetics
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    I'd recommend starting out with the Springfield MilSpec model. Better sights, lowered and flaired ejection port and a better weapon overall. Also, I know the Springfield 1911 will hold tight tolerances for a long time. Not sure about the RIA.
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