First Look: Springfield Armory SA-35

posted on October 25, 2021
Springfield Armory SA-35 handgun

Springfield Armory recently introduced the new SA-35, a 9 mm handgun, which is based on one of the most legendary and world famous handgun designs of all time. A modern take on the classic design from John Moses Browning's original P-35, this new handgun from Springfield Armory pairs a wood and steel look with modern engineering enhancements. 

The SA-35 is made in the USA and utilizes forged steel parts that are made to take a beating a last many lifetimes, while improved ergonomics and enhanced controls, as well as a factory tuned trigger, make this an iconic handgun in its own right. The handgun also comes with modern-style sights, an improved feed ramp design, and 15-round capacity. 

Regarding design features, the SA-35 comes with checkered walnut grips and a matte blued finish on a carbon steel frame. A white-dot front sight and Tactical Rack rear sight delivers optimal sight picture for improved accuracy and overall performance of the handgun. 

SA-35 Specifications: 

  • Caliber: 9 mm 
  • Color: Black 
  • Barrel: 4.7 inches, cold hammer forged, 1:10-inch twist 
  • Slide: Forged carbon steel, blued 
  • Frame: Forged carbon steel, blued 
  • Sights: White dot front, serrated Tactical Rack rear 
  • Recoil system: SA-35 recoil spring & guide rod 
  • Weight: 31.5 ounces 
  • Length: 7.8 inches 
  • Height: 4.8 inches 
  • Magazines: 1, 15-round 

The new SA-35 has an MSRP of $699. More information can be found at



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