Gun Report

Smith & Wesson 1911 .45 ACP

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Smith & Wesson's first 1911 is a handsome, reliable no nonsense sidearm with lifetime guarantee.

Smith & Wesson 1911 .45 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
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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The letters SW and the number 1911 have never been used in the same sentence before, but here they are on the slide of a full-sized .45 that might someday be called "old reliable" by more than one police officer.
This gun's version of the Schwartz system utilizes a wide, flat contact area on the plunger to push the firing pin block out of the way.
The SW1911 uses an externally mounted extractor pinned into place. The cutaway at the rear of the barrel hood is a loaded chamber indicator.

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