Citadel 1911


February 2, 2010, 11:44 PM
Hello peeps! I saw this 1911 2 days ago in one of the shop and I did some research about it and i decided "I want" one so went to the shop and tried it , the trigger on this thing is a lot better than a springfield that cost almost 2x what the sticker price is, I shot 50 rounds and never had any problems that i read about, evry thing feed fine..anyway here it is with my SR9c too..

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February 3, 2010, 12:13 AM
Nice buy. Citadel makes a great 1911.

P.S. how's the SR9 Compact, I've been looking at one?

February 3, 2010, 12:15 AM
Nice, I like Citadels. Armscor makes great budget 1911s!

February 3, 2010, 10:30 AM
I've always like that officer size. I'd like to find one that size in 9mm though. I've never even shot an officer frame, but I would imagine it would have a noticeably more amount of recoil.

I'll have to look into those Citadels a little. It looks pretty sharp!

Evil One
February 3, 2010, 10:58 AM
My wife carries a High Standard compact 1911 by Armscor.
She loves it and shoots it with no recoil issues whatsoever.
Congrats on the smart purchase.


bdb benzino
February 3, 2010, 01:22 PM
I had a High Standard Crusader Compact which is the officer 1911 as well. It was a flawless pistol and was very accurate for having such a short barrel. I think I like the looks of the Citadel a little more, probably the wider cocking serations that does it for me.
I normally do not like rubber grips, esspecially on 1911's. But the officers frame was the exception to the rule, and I thought that the finger groove Houge's worked great for tameing +P recoil in that model. The rubber does not snag on clothes too bad for CC, I think cause my hand covers the whole grip when drawing!

Congrats on a great pistol, good luck!

February 7, 2010, 02:55 PM
I just bought the same gun. Can't wait to try it out. I'm really impressed with how tight the fit is on this little gun. The finish seems to me a lot better than on the RIA models. I think I'm going to like this thing a lot. I have plans to make it my new carry gun.

February 9, 2010, 11:35 AM
I have one on the way as well!

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