Gun Report

Springfield Armory Champion .45 ACP

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This gun wasn't particularly accurate, and it would need modifications to make it easier to handle and carry. We think the others are better buys.

Springfield Armory Champion .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
Maximum Width
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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The Champion's slide is not as long as the CCO slide. The grip frame is the same depth as the full-size 1911, which means the shooter's hand has a bigger handle to grasp. Problem: The larger grip is harder to conceal.

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