Gun Report

STI VIP .45 ACP

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Very Impressive Pistol could be what VIP stands for.

STI VIP .45 ACP

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
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 guide rod is pushed forward to compress the recoil spring, and a tool is inserted, enabling you to remove this assembly as one piece.
The STI VIP (center) is a compact version of guns like the STI Limited Division .40 S&W (left) and the STI Open Division .38 Super (right).
Nearly the entire surface of the wide-body grip is checkered. Despite having the widest grip in the test, the VIP was judged to be the most comfortable.

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