Replacement parts are available at Advanced Tactical. You'll be able to select and purchase available replacement parts for your firearm. You can contact us via email@example.com or using the chat feature below.
We suggest using Wolff gunsprings.
Recoil Sprint Weights:
|Full Size||18 lbs||16 lbs||12 lbs||7 lbs||7-8 lbs||20 lbs|
|Mid-Size||20 lbs||20 lbs||14 lbs||9 lbs||N/A||24 lbs|
|Compact Size||24 lbs||20 lbs||16 lbs||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- Guns with serial numbers greater than RIA130000 must have the 20 pound spring and 22 coils.
- Guns with serial numbers lesser than RIA130000 must have the 20 pound spring and cut down to 18 coils.
Mainspring (Hammerspring) Weights
|Full SIze||18 lbs||18 lbs||18 lbs||17 lbs||17 lbs||25 lbs|
|MId-Size||20 lbs||20 lbs||18 lbs||N/A||N/A||25 lbs|
|Compact Size||24 lbs||22 lbs||18 lbs||N/A||N/A||N/A|
1911 pistols are designed to run with a generous amount of oil applied to its moving contact areas such as the rails, barrel and bushing, barrel lugs (top lugs an bottom), slide stop and barrel link.
We recommend Tetra.
Our 1911 Frames are Cast 4140 Carbon Steel and our Slides are Forged 4140 Steel.
Unfortunately we do not sell directly to the general public. Our guns are transferred from our warehouses to distributors and from distributors to dealers around the United States.
All of our guns are 70 series.
Yes all of our guns are +p ammo ready, but please use only when necessary.
The CA item numbers are the following: 51416, 51656, 51417, 51655, 51434, 51421, 51453, 51814, 51815, and 51283. Please use search function at top right to locate the item number.
The MA item numbers are the following: 51421-MA, 51416-MA, 51417-MA, 51453-MA. Please use search function at top right to locate item number (Please exclude the –MA)
Standard snag-free dovetail
- Front Sight .330" x .075" x 65º
- Rear Sight .495" x 65º dovetail cut.
Please go to advancedtactical.com and register to be a dealer. Once given dealer status, you will be added to Armscor.com website as a dealer for search and you will be able to buy as a dealer off advancedtactical.com . If you do not want to register on advancedtactical.com, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be registered as dealer. You will be sent an email to start the dealer registration process.
To keep our firearms affordable, one magazine is included with each firearm purchase. Additional magazines for your firearm(s) can be purchased at Advanced Tactical or other after market magazine manufacturers.
NOTE: Rock Island Armory's lifetime warranty only covers factory magazines.
// Ammo, Shooting Tips
Gear Up: Everything You Need for a Day of Practice Shooting at the Range
So you've got your gun and you're headed to the range, huh? That's a great start, but you're going to need a few more things before you open fire. A day at the range is a day well spent, so don't mess it up by leaving your gear at home.
Ammo Stash: Storage Methods
Keeping your arms safe and secure is the most important lesson any shooter can learn. Keeping your ammo safe is a close second. It isn’t as simple as storing lures in a tackle box or wrenches in a toolbox. You need to take extra precautions to keep your ammo safe. Ammo is expensive, plain and simple. It may cost you a pretty penny to replace wasted ammunition.
// Rifles & Shotguns, General
The VR Lineup: Tactical Shotguns for Home Defense, Hunting & Range Day
Experts and consumers both agree that shotguns are an optimal weapon. Their wide range of applications and technical abilities make them a true force to be reckoned with. Whether you’re using your shotgun for home defense, hunting or for range day fun — they get the job done. The VR series also gets the job done but with style. RIA Imports has an impressive and growing lineup of tactical shotguns, including the brand new VR82. Read on and learn about all the VR lineup can do.