NEW Steel! Springfield Armory Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 .45 ACP

   06.08.20

NEW Steel! Springfield Armory Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 .45 ACP

Once again, while most of us in the world have been reading horrific news headlines and barely surviving quarantine, Springfield Armory has gone and produced another tremendous new firearm! Springfield Armory in collaboration with Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical and Wilson Combat have debuted a NEW Lipsey’s distributor exclusive in the Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 chambered in 45 Auto! Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical shared his thoughts on the project:

I’m pleased with the Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 and how a real team effort brought it together. Springfield Armory, Lipsey’s, Wilson Combat and I got to work to bring a superb quality pistol to the market at a great price point. I’m proud to be a part of it.

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While the firearm itself  has stunning curb appeal and you can tell from the aesthetic that a lot of quality was poured into it, the appearance does not do it proper justice alone. As with everything that Springfield Armory crafts this firearm oozes meticulous quality from every corner and crevice. The complete specifications can be read below as presented by Springfield Armory and Vickers Tactical:

  • COLOR: Black
  • BARREL: Custom 5″ Forged Stainless Steel, Match Grade, 1:16
  • SLIDE: Forged Carbon Steel, Black-T
  • FRAME: Forged Carbon Steel, Black-T
  • SIGHTS: Tritium / Luminescent Front, Vickers Elite Battle U-Notch Rear

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  • RECOIL SYSTEM: GI Style
  • GRIPS: G10
  • MAGAZINES: (2) 8-Round
  • WEIGHT: 41.5 oz
  • LENGTH: 8.6″
  • HEIGHT: 5.5″

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The MSRP might be one of the most surprising aspects of this pistol. After seeing what it looks like, the collaboration that has been struck, and it being a Lipsey’s exclusive it has to run close to $2,ooo right?… Actually, it is only $1,495 making it very affordable as far as Custom Shop quality 1911s go. Dennis Reese, the CEO of Springfield Armory, shared these words on their newest firearm:

We are extremely proud to have partnered with respected firearms expert and combat veteran Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical on this exciting new pistol. This pistol, which combines Vickers’ tactical expertise with Springfield Armory’s renowned manufacturing skills, delivers a top-tier 1911 for the most serious of applications.

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With much of the United States still in some form of quarantine it does not leave many of us with much options for recreation except going to the gun range. Would you consider picking up one of the NEW Springfield Armory Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 pistols chambered in .45 ACP? Let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.

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