Colt 1911 CLASSIC SS (45ACP)
When you think of a colt 1911, you think of Colt. A tribute to the revered Commercial Government Model pistols of the past, the 1911 Classic features the Series 70 firing system and rollmarks, national match barrel, staked on front sights, and spurred hammer. Corrosion-resistant stainless steel and chambered in .45 ACP, this firearm is a pure and simple 1911 designed for you to make it your own.
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Colt 1911 for sale. The M1911 (also known as Colt 1911, or Colt Government) is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. The pistol’s formal designation as of 1940 was Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 for the original model of 1911 or Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911A1 for the M1911A1, which was adopted in 1924.
The designation changed to Pistol, Caliber .45, Automatic, M1911A1 in the Vietnam War era. Designed by John Browning, the M1911 for sale is the best-known of his designs to use the short recoil principle in its basic design. The pistol was widely copied, and this operating system rose to become the preeminent type of the 20th century and of nearly all modern centerfire pistols.
It is popular with civilian shooters in competitive events such as USPSA, IDPA, International Practical Shooting Confederation, and bullseye shooting. Compact variants are popular civilian concealed carry weapons in the U.S. because of the design’s relatively slim width and the stopping power.
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The Colt 1911 for sale pistol is something of a legend. As its names suggests, it was originally developed in 1911, and despite not having changed much since then, it remains a great weapon.
Though produced primarily for military use, the experience of generations of veterans has meant that it has become widely used by civilians as well. In response, almost every major gun manufacturer in America today produces their own version of the pistol, each with their own adaptations and extra features.
To understand why the gun become so popular, and why it is so widely used more than a century after it was first made, I’m going to take a look at the Buy M1911 online history.
The Early Years
Buy Colt 1911 online stretches right back to the 1890s. At that time, a huge variety of revolvers were in use in by the US military, but it was believed that a self-loading pistol was required. The US Army had just adopted two new service rifles (the M1892 and M1895), and wanted a new pistol for use alongside them.