Rock Island

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by Hawg, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

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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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  2. 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?
     
  5. 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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  6. 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.
     
  7. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

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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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