ROCK Ultra FS - 9mm

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MSRP $722

The Rock Ultra full-size is built in traditional classic 70 series design and delivered with our top quality production and engineering standards. It's chambered in 9mm with a 5” button rifled barrel supported by a full length guide rod. Smooth angled, snag-free style allows for quick draw in fast need situations. Includes a low profile adjustable rear sight, a high visibility fiber optic front sight, skeletonized hammer and trigger with adjustable over travel stop and ambidextrous safety. Finished with a tough, parkerzied matte coating and comes with G10 tactical grips. True to all Rock Island 1911s, it comes with a crisp factory 4- to 6-pound trigger, making it a great experience right out of the box.

Caliber

Caliber
9mm

Capacity

Capacity
9 Rounds

Sights

Front
Dovetail Fiber-Optic Front Sight
Rear
LPA MPS1-Type Adjustable Rear Sight

Weight

Unloaded
2.49 lbs / 1.13 kg
Loaded
2.87 lbs / 1.3 kg


Dimensions

Length
8.75 inch / 222.25 mm
Width
1.313 inch / 33 mm
Height
5.5 inch / 139.7 mm

Grips & Finish

Grips
G10
Frame
Parkerized
Slide
Parkerized


Barrel

Length
5 inch / 127 mm
Grooves
6 Grooves

Other Features

Trigger Pull
4 - 6 lbs / 181 - 2.72 kg
Length of Twist
1 in 16 inch / 400 mm


Rock Island Ultra FS: 100 round challenge

The idea behind the 100 round challenge is simple: load up 10 mags, shoot 100 rounds as fast as possible. There’s no real training value to it, but there is testing value. When we subjected the Springfield Armory RO to this test, it didn’t do well. The Rock Island on the other hand passed with flying colors. That’s another objective performance metric where the Rock Island has beaten the Springfield. Weird.

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Caleb Gun Nuts Media

Rock Island Armory Ultra FS 9mm update

1,074 rounds. That’s how many rounds the Rock Ultra FS 9mm has gone through, and oddly enough that’s the same number of rounds it’s fired without a single failure of any type.

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Caleb Gun Nuts Media

Rock Island Armory Ultra FS 1911 update: 1800 rounds and ticking

Despite the blog being down, I’ve still be working on testing the now excellent Rock Island Armory Ultra FS 9mm. It’s currently at 1,824 rounds, and here’s the fun part. Zero failures of any type. No failures to feed, no failures to extract, nothing. No parts breakages, and no issues with the build quality of the gun. It just keeps running and running. 

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