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doc540
10-08-2011, 1:17 PM
"Citadel" by Armscor

cliffs

Didn't need much cleaning

DID need lubing

Put 125 rnds thru it this morning.

Cycled Gold Dot HP's like a little champ

Shot low, but adjusted quickly

A LOT of gun for $450.:eek:

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Fjold
10-08-2011, 2:27 PM
What gun is it?

doc540
10-08-2011, 2:30 PM
my bad...it's a "Citadel" by Armscor who makes the Rock Island Armory, American Classic, etc

I'll edit my post:o

edwardm
10-08-2011, 2:59 PM
I like my RIA 1911A1-CS (same thing almost, but the RIA sights are USGI). Slapped a Hogue wraparound on it and it eats everything. Did have to visit Arnel in Pahrump for a bbl fitment issue (caused FTRB).

Good price for a good pistol. Enjoy it and shoot the heck out of it!

What holster is that? The one I got for it blows (good brand, lousy fitment in Condition 1) and I need something better.

doc540
10-08-2011, 3:07 PM
Holster's just a run-of-the-mill Don Hume with a thumb break.

Thumb break's are out of style now.

If you DO use a thumb break, take note of how the snap rides on the safety.

Some extended safeties get moved to "off" by the snap.

It appears this Citadel rides on safety just fine.

edwardm
10-08-2011, 3:11 PM
Yeah, that's why I've got to ditch this Galco. That's *exactly* the problem. The thumb break rides the safety (and it's not an extended safety) into the "fire" position 50% of the time upon holstering and re-snapping. It's insane, but the holster works fine for my S&W 39-2, so I use it for that.

Holster's just a run-of-the-mill Don Hume with a thumb break.

Thumb break's are out of style now.

If you DO use a thumb break, take note of how the snap rides on the safety.

Some extended safeties get moved to "off" by the snap.

It appears this Citadel rides on safety just fine.

Kestryll
10-08-2011, 3:12 PM
Did have to visit Arnel in Pahrump for a bbl fitment issue (caused FTRB).

What exactly was yours doing?

I have an RIA CS Tactical that has FTRB issues, it stops about a 1/4 inch from battery and will close with thumb pressure on the back of the slide.