First Look: Springfield Ronin Operator in 10 mm

by
posted on November 17, 2020
px9121l-l.jpg
Springfield Armory's Ronin Operator 1911 family just got a new addition with a 10 mm variant. The new Ronin Operator in 10 mm features the same forged slide and frame as the original Ronin Operators and is equipped with a 5-inch barrel. 

Pairing classic styling with modern features, the new 10 mm features a forged stainless steel frame and carbon steel slide with hot salt bluing, as well as crossed cannon logo and checkered grips. The two-tone design is accented by the red wood grips, giving shooters an incredibly well built handgun with plenty of aesthetic appeal. 

The Ronin Operator comes with a single magazine (base pad included) and 8+1 capacity. Its features are standard for the 1911, including thumb and grip safeties, lefthand-side mag release, and slide serrations at the fore and aft of the slide for easy manipulation. 

The handgun has a height of 8.6 inches and weighs in at 40 ounces (unloaded). Like the previous models of Ronin Operators, the 10 mm variant features fiber optic front with tactical rack white dot rear sights, as well as Gen 2 Speed Trigger. 

“The Ronin series of pistols—offered in 9 mm and .45 ACP, and now 10 mm—have proven to be extremely popular with 1911 enthusiasts due to their impressive quality, forged strength and durability, and exceptional features,” explains Steve Kramer, Vice President of Marketing for Springfield Armory. “With the addition of the 10mm chambering, the Ronin family now has even more to offer.”


With this new addition to the Ronin line, 1911 fans have a powerful and capable 10 mm pistol that combines classic styling, forged strength for a lifetime of service, and cutting-edge performance.

Latest

Two suppressors
Two suppressors

First Look: SilencerCo Hybrid 46M Suppressor

SilencerCo is adding the new Hybrid 46M to their product line. The 46m represents the world's first modular large bore suppressor.

Why the Shotgun is One of the Best Options for Personal Defense

Like the revolver and the lever-action carbine, the shotgun is still around because it gets the job done and gets it done quite well.

Safety Recall for Smith & Wesson M&P Shotguns

A safety recall has been issued for all Smith & Wesson M&P 12 shotguns manufactured prior to Oct. 15, 2021. Two field reports of barrel cracking have been received by the company and, in an abundance of caution the recall was initiated.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus 9 mm Pistol in a Dark Star Gear Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Plus carried in a Dark Star Gear Hitchhiker holster along with a True Tactical EDC pocketknife.

First Look: Work Sharp Precision Adjust Elite & Upgrade Kit

Work Sharp is a U.S.-based company that is known for making top-notch knife and tool sharpeners. The company's Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener is a proven performer, and it is capitalizing on the success of that sharpener with the release of the new Precision Adjust Elite and Upgrade Kit.

First Look: Blackhawk Custom Kydex Holster Builder

Blackhawk is a leader in law enforcement and military equipment, and now they have a new custom Kydex holster program where customers can build and order their own holster or magazine carrier directly on their website.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.