Rock Island Armory 1911 Tactical CS

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Summary: The description, specs, photo and pricing for the Rock Island Armory 1911 Tactical CS pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Rock Island Armory 1911 Tactical CS is a 1911-style pistol built on a steel frame with a 3.5″ bull barrel/slide and chambered in .45 ACP or 9mm. Features include:

  • A parkerized finish;
  • either smooth wood grips, checkered wood grips, checkered black polymer grips or VZ grips;
  • either a front dovetail ramp sight or a fiber-optic front sight;
  • a snag-free rear sight;
  • a series 70 type firing system (i.e., no firing pin safety);
  • a guide rod;
  • a combat hammer; and
  • a skeletonized trigger.

Note: Rock Island Armory imports its version of these pistols from Armscor.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.45 ACP, 9mm 7+1 3.5″ 7.31″ n/a 5.125″ 34.56 oz. unloaded

MSRP: $591

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2 thoughts on “Rock Island Armory 1911 Tactical CS

  1. Kim Maurer

    Very reliable. Not ammo finicky. Accurate. Handsome once you replace the stock grips. Affordable quality. Mine shoots a little low. Double taps are awesome and fast. The weight is a small penalty in trade for controllability. Great value and dependable enough for concealed carry.

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  2. Kim Maurer

    Oops! Rating above is for 9mm model!

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