Gun Report

Springfield Armory 1911A1 TRP .45 ACP

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Priced midway between Springfield Armory’s Loaded series and the Custom Shop models, the TRP fired a variety of ammunition with complete reliability, and accuracy that we would rate as well above average.

Springfield Armory 1911A1 TRP .45 ACP

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Home Defense
Concealed Carry
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Weight Unloaded
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Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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A full-length guide rod added weight to the muzzle. After unscrewing the forward part of the guide rod, field stripping was similar to the Colt Gunsite, but we had to use a bushing wrench to comfortably remove the guide rod plug.
The TRP’s extras included night sights, skeletonized speed trigger, ambidextrous safety, and Allen-head grip screws.

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