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New 1911-Style Pistols for 2020

New 1911-Style Pistols for 2020

There aren't a lot of things that were released in 1911 that are still going strong. Cars are different. Homes are built different. The state of electronics is vastly different. The greatest creation of John Moses Browning, the 1911 pistol, however is still as robust and desirable as ever. Here are just some of the new 1911-style handguns released in 2020. They range from the mild to the wild, from expensive customs to affordable concealed-carry options.


Alchemy Custom Weaponry Classic Carry pistol

Alchemy Custom Weaponry | Classic Carry
Reflecting vintage styling cues combined with modern firearm performance enhanced by state-of-the-art ergonomics, the Classic Carry is a 1911 build available with either traditional bluing or a hard-chrome finish. Additional chamberings include 9 mm and .38 Super.

Ring hammer
Tritium front sight
Frontstrap and MSH Custom bordered checkering
Hand beveled edges

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.75 inches
Weight: 36 ounces
MSRP: $2,795
(724) 676-1911 alchemy1911.com


Alchemy Custom Weaponry | Prime Charcoal Blue
Alchemy Custom Weaponry | Prime Charcoal Blue
The newest member of the Prime 1911 family, the Charcoal Blue adds a heritage-level finish, Nitre blue small parts and American Holly grips. It is also available in 9 mm and .38 Super.
 
High grip ergonomics
Flush cut and crowned barrel
Hand polished flats and rounds
Charcoal blued finish

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.5 inches
Weight: 36.5 ounces
MSRP: $4,795
(724) 676-1911 alchemy1911.com

Alchemy Custom Weaponry | Prime Color Case Hardened
Alchemy Custom Weaponry | Prime Color Case Hardened
Another collector-grade custom 1911, the Prime Color Case Hardened features Doug Turnbull’s Color Case Hardened Classic finish of the lower as well as satin polished flats and ball radius cuts and a gold-dot front sight. Caliber options also include 9 mm and .38 Super.
 
Smooth ebony grip
Ball radius slide cuts
Color case hardened frame
Nitre blue pins and screws

Caliber:.45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.5 inches
Weight: 36.5 ounces
MSRP: $4,795
(724) 676-1911 alchemy1911.com

American Classic Arms  Bobcut pistol

American Classic Arms | Bobcut
A Commander-size 1911 intended for concealed carry, the Bobcut has an abbreviated heel to reduce the likelihood of printing under clothing. 

Hammer-forged steel slide
Choice of blue or hard-chrome finish
Custom hardwood grips
Fully adjustable Novak-style sights

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.88 inches
Weight: 35 ounces
MSRP: $549
(732) 493-0333 eagleimportsinc.com


Cabot Guns  Nero pistol

Cabot Guns | Nero
With features including 13-degree front and rear cocking serrations, a high undercut trigger guard, integrated frame rail and Black Diamond checkering, the Nero is one fancy firearm. Two barrel lengths are available, as well as a 9 mm option.

Flat, serrated trigger
Billet thumb safety and beavertail grip safety
Extended mag well
Fiber-optic front and ACW Ledge rear sight

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.75 inches
Weight: 36.5 ounces
MSRP: $4,500
(724) 524-1002 cabotguns.com


Cabot Guns | Rebellion
Cabot Guns | Rebellion
Designed to increase reliability and speed up the slide cycle, the Cabot Rebellion is a significant leap forward in the design and function of the 1911. It contains three innovative mechanical changes to the 1911 platform: a re-imagined internal extractor, a new rail design with a lower friction coefficient and a novel lugless bull barrel.

Front, top and rear slide serrations
Lowered and flared ejection port
Black Diamond checkering
Speed rails system

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 9 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.75 inches
Weight: 28 ounces
MSRP:  $3,995
(724) 524-1002 cabotguns.com

Dan Wesson  DWX Compact pistol

Dan Wesson | DWX Compact
Combining the single-action operation of a 1911 with the ergonomics and capacity of a
CZ 75 frame, the new Dan Wesson is a compact, capacious and comfortable carry gun that’s also relatively light weight.

CZ-style takedown via the slide stop
Bushingless, match-grade barrel
Double-stack magazines
Easily customizable sights

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds 
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.47 inches
Weight: 27.5 ounces
MSRP: $1,799
(607) 336-1174 danwessonfirearms.com


Iver Johnson  Eagle XL CC

Iver Johnson | Eagle XL CC
The all-steel Eagle XL CC offers enhanced sight radius and velocity, but limited muzzle rise, thanks to its 6-inch ported barrel. Its striking case-coloring makes it distinct and attractive. It’s also available in .45 ACP.

Ported, extra-long barrel
Case-colored frame
Dymondwood grips
Fully adjustable rear sights

Caliber: 10 mm
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 6 inches
Overall Length: 9.75 inches
Weight: 44 ounces
MSRP: $1,700
(321) 636-3377 iverjohnsonarms.com


Kimber  Rapide (Black Ice) pistol

Kimber | Rapide (Black Ice)
Truly unique, this 1911 with striking two-tone Kimpro finish and DLC coated barrel offers a variety of features and comes in two other chamberings including 9 mm and 10 mm.

Stepped cocking serrations
Slide lightening cuts
TruGlo TFX Pro Day/Night sights
High undercut trigger guard

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds 
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.7 inches
Weight: 38 ounces
MSRP: $1,490
(888) 243-4522 kimberamerica.com


Les Baer  1911 Gunsite Pistol pistol

Les Baer | 1911 Gunsite Pistol
Honoring the superior firearm training at Gunsite Academy, this 1911 is designed and built with real-world defensive features for personal protection and is designed for daily carry.

30 lpi checkered frontstrap
National Match barrel
Gunsite raven logo on single diamond deluxe wooden grips and rear of slide
Front and rear cocking serrations

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.5 inches
Weight: 37 ounces
MSRP: $2,323
(563) 289-2126 lesbaer.com


Nighthawk Custom  Agent2 Commander pistol

Nighthawk Custom | Agent2 Commander
Nighthawk Custom has teamed up with Agency Arms, adding the latter’s precision-machined, highly detailed slide to the former’s vaunted frame and internals, creating a distinctive, Commander-size 1911 for concealed carry. It’s also available in 9 mm.

Match bushing barrel
Faceted slide with side windows
Railscales G10 grips
Nighthawk/Agency custom trigger

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.84 inches
Weight: 36 ounces
MSRP: $4,499
(870) 423-4867 nighthawkcustom.com


Springfield Armory  Ronin Operator pistol

Springfield Armory | Ronin Operator
Featuring a forged-steel slide and frame as well as a hammer-forged barrel, this 1911 pistol sports a two-tone finish as well as a salt-bluing treatment. A 9 mm option is also available.

Grip safety 
Fiber-optic front sight
Crossed cannon laminate grips
Gen 2 skeletonized speed trigger

Caliber: .45 ACP
Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.6 inches
Weight: 40 ounces
MSRP: $849
(800) 680-6866 springfieldarmory.com


STD Manufacturing  Nickel Plated 1911 pistol

STD Manufacturing | Nickel Plated 1911
Not every pistol has to be utilitarian polymer. Standard Manufacturing took a page out of the Wayback machine and is offering a nickel-plated 1911 for fans of the 1911, zoot suits and Model A Fords. I mean, we are in the roaring ‘20s again, right?

Lowered and flared ejection port
Extended magazine release
Match-grade trigger
4140 Carbon steel frame

Caliber: .45 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches 
Overall Length: 8.6 inches
Weight: 30 ounces
MSRP: $1,499
(860) 225-6581 stdgun.com


Wilson Combat  ACP Compact pistol

Wilson Combat  ACP Compact
Offering all of the precision, craftsmanship and quality consumers expect from the Wilson Combat brand in a lower price point, the ACP Compact offers features such as Eagle Claw grip and slide treatment along with other select customer-selected options.

G10 Eagle Claw grips with black medallions
Contoured magazine well 
Battlesight with red fiber optic front sight
Eagle Claw frontstrap/mainspring housing treatment

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.6 inches
Weight: 36.9 ounces
MSRP: $2,595
(800) 955-4856 wilsoncombat.com


Wilson Combat  Experior Commander Double Stack pistol

Wilson Combat  Experior Commander Double Stack
Available in full-, commander-length or compact sizes, the Wilson Combat Experior is for those who desire a more capacious 1911 to meet their concealed-carry needs. Chamberings include 9 mm and .45 ACP.

Enhanced-capacity, compact-size aluminum frame
Reversed-crowned muzzle
Countersunk slide stop
Fluted barrel hood

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.85 inches
Weight: 30.2 ounces
MSRP: $3,045
(800) 955-4856 wilsoncombat.com


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