Protecting yourself, your loved ones and your home are all important to you. But when it comes to self-defense 1911s and other handguns, not all firearms are built to meet these needs. Luckily, there are a variety of Rock Island Armory pistols that are expressly created to optimize your self-defense carry.
Take these Rock Island Armory 1911s and pistols into account when picking out your ideal pistol for self-defense.
Whether it's the unassuming size or highly manageable weight, the Baby Rock 380ACP is an ideal fit for your daily concealed carry due to its stature, and brings with it a wallet-friendly price and easy-draw potential for your self-defense needs.
What makes this mid-size pistol a great fit for concealed carry and self-defense is that it can be carried cocked, loaded and ready for action. It boasts a resilient all-steel design and comes in a compliant variant for California buyers.
With a few more bells and whistles than the less expensive options, the TAC Ultra boasts a tactical rail and highly customizable and adjustable sights and stops. Its crisp trigger pull and well-fit grip make it a great option for the self-defense-focused types.
Bringing with a slightly longer barrel than the mid-size, the full-size still was constructed specifically to be optimized for concealed carry and self-defense with an at-the-ready carryability. It boasts a resilient all-steel design and comes in a compliant variant for California buyers.
Engineered for quick-draw scenarios, the ROCK Ultra is an ideal choice for a daily carry pistol you need to be in self-defense mode in a pinch. It's good to go out of the box, with snag-free finish and smooth angles for optimum lawful concealed carry usage.
Invest a little bit more in performance, and you'll see results when you need it most. With a powerful follow-through and quick, easy sighting, the PRO Match Ultra 6" HC 10mm is a reliable and durable option for home defense.
Whether sporting the dual-action or single-action variant, the MAPP FS is a lightweight but deceptively durable option for the self-defense-minded shooter. Its unassuming size makes it the perfect fit for your concealed, daily carry needs.
With a classic look and feel, the GI Standard is modeled after its combat-issue predecessor and comes with a smooth finish and compact dimensions. It's shooting-ready out of the box with a hand-comfortable wood grip.
Sometimes you need a good entry-level self-defense pistol - that's where the XT 22 Standard Combo 22LR/45ACP comes in. Get used to your 1911 with a firearm with low impact, low volume and low cost to train yourself up for larger calibers.
If you prize a lightweight, adjustable pistol with a high degree of concealability in your self-defense firearm, the MAPP MS is the perfect blend of small size and powerful (and speedy) draw potential. It boasts a resilient all-steel design and comes in a compliant variant for California buyers.