The Taurus PT1911 is a modern clone of the classic 1911 with many modifications to improve accuracy.


Tarus PT1911 with modifications, such as the forward slide serrations, and compitition trigger clearly visible. 

The Taurus PT1911 is a factory customized version of Colt M1911.   Included from the factory on this pistol are the following improvements:  

        - Forward and rear slide serrations.

        - Match grade barrel with a polished feed ramp and an air gauged bushing.

        - Lowered and flared ejection port. 

        - Heine straight 8 sights.

        - Ambidextrous main safety and memory pad grip safety.

        - Extended beaver tail frame with fine checkering on the front and back strap.

        - Adjustable target trigger.

        - Extended magazine release

        - 2 competition 8 round magazines with bumpers. 

Typically, all of these features would only be found on a $1,500 to $2,000 1911, but the Taurus PT1911 is only around $700.


Specifications

Version - Taurus PT1911 - First Generation

Caliber - .45” ACP.

Frame - Steel.

Slide - Steel.

Action - Single Action Short Recoil.

Grips - Plastic

Barrel - 5.0”.

Overall Length - 8.5”.  

Weight - 2.625 lbs unloaded.

Magazines - 7 or 8 rd Detachable Box.

Sights - Heine Straight 8 Notch and Blade.

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