NEW Springfield Armory Garrison 1911 – Defend What Is Yours
Adam Scepaniak 11.15.21
Springfield Armory has been putting out some blockbusters the past few years with the introduction of the overwhelmingly popular Hellcat followed by the supremely accurate Waypoint and even the return of the Hi-Power in the SA-35. In case anyone forgot that Springfield Armory is one of – and always has been – a premier manufacturer of 1911s, they produced another feature-rich offering in the Garrison 1911 debuted today!
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The Springfield Armory Garrison 1911 takes some of Springfield’s most iconic traits and melds them together for a tremendous value in an affordable 1911 model. It boasts a forged steel frame and slide along with a Match-Grade barrel. All of this should prove to be an incredibly accurate pistol. All of the specs for both the blued and stainless offerings can be read below as presented by Springfield Armory:
- Caliber: .45 ACP
- Barrel: 5″ Forged Stainless Steel, Match Grade, 1:16
- Slide and Frame: Blued, Forged Carbon Steel | Forged Stainless Steel
- Sights: Low Profile Combat 3-Dot
- Recoil System: GI Style
- Grips: Crossed Cannon Wood Laminate
- Magazines: (1) 7-Round
- Weight: 37 oz
- Length: 8.6″
- Height: 5.5″
- MSRP: Blued – $800 | Stainless – $849
A few other popular traits that Springfield Armory loyalists like are the Combat, Low-Profile sights Springfield puts on a lot of their 1911s as well as their relatively new checkered, thinline wood grips. This affords the shooter to better wrap their hands fully around the circumference of the pistol’s grip for greater dexterity and control. Springfield shares all of their thoughts on the newly unveiled Garrison 1911 in their Press Release statement below:
Featuring forged materials and heirloom-quality construction, the Garrison 1911 combines modern materials and design with a heritage spanning back more than a century. Available with classic hot salt blued carbon steel or rust-resistant stainless steel construction, the Garrison is a rock-solid 1911 that gives you a host of modern upgrades along with the strength to provide a lifetime of service. For those who respect tradition and demand the best, the Garrison stands ready.
For anyone who does not have a 1911 in their stable of ‘arms, this new Garrison 1911 looks pretty appealing at an affordable price-point of only $800 for the features and value it brings to the table. The only question that remains is what do you think? As always, let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.