Gun Report

Springfield Armory Black Stainless .45 ACP

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B+
The $800 to $1000 niche of 1911 pistols is getting crowded. But Springfield Armory has managed to offer a gun that has distinctive looks and fine performance.

Springfield Armory Black Stainless .45 ACP

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Incidental abrasions like these have us concerned that the black oxide finish will not hold up.
These marks appear to be left by spent cases. Brass in color, they should come off. Reliability was not affected.
The magazine well was beveled and blended with the magazine guide.

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