Gun Report

EAA Witness Elite 1911P Polymer 600347 45 ACP, $470

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B-
We liked the EAA Witness 1911P version. Fit and finish are good, and the pistol shoots better than its light weight would indicate. The feed reliability is good and so is the combat accuracy. It was the least accurate pistol off the bench rest on the first go-round, but that didnít faze the raters who wanted a good carry gun. The flaw with the magazine latch, however, could have dire consequences.

EAA Witness Elite 1911P Polymer 600347 45 ACP, $470

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Recreational
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
Magazine
Slides
Overall Length
Barrel Length
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 EAA Witness 1911P is an interesting full-size handgun that is sure to become a popular concealed carry pistol because of its light weight. We liked the 1911P save for the magazine release problems. This is what a tie-up looks like when caused by a faulty magazine latch.
Initial results in combat firing with the EAA pistol showed excellent control due to a combination of good sights.
The post front sight offers good sight acquisition.
The rear sight is tall enough to snag on the belt to clear malfunctions.

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