What is an officer size 1911?

What is an officer size 1911?

The Officer’s Model is an even shorter 1911, with a 3.5-inch barrel and a grip shortened enough to cut magazine capacity by one round.

Can you use a commander barrel on a Officer 1911?

In a pinch you CAN use a Commander recoil spring plug and a commander barrel bushing in a 1911.

What are the three sizes of 1911?

The 1911 Frame System Whilst the 1911 frame was at one point limited to just one size, there are currently three “frame” sizes for most 1911 pistols, roughly corresponding to full-size, compact and subcompact sizes. There are also a number of micro-sized pistols that have 1911-derived designs as well.

What is commander length?

Colt Commander
Barrel length 4.25 in (107.95 mm)
Cartridge 9×19mm Parabellum .38 Super .45 ACP
Action Short recoil operation
Feed system box magazine 7-round or 8-round (.45 ACP) 9-round (9 mm and .38 Super)

Will a 1911 fire if dropped?

Is the 1911 “drop safe”? While it has been proven that the original 100-year-old design can discharge from firing pin inertia if dropped on either end, particularly if thousands of trigger pulls have weakened the firing pin spring, this has been corrected on modern designs.

Are all 1911 frames the same?

1911 frame comparison: All 1911 are not the same! One size does not fit all. Hand guns, Shooting skills, Guns.

What are the different 1911 models?

The M1911, also known as Colt 1911, or Colt Government, is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge….M1911 pistol.

United States Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911
Barrel length Government model: 5.03 in (127 mm) Commander model: 4.25 in (108 mm) Officer model: 3.5 in (89 mm)

What’s so great about 1911 pistol?

The M1911 series of pistols is renowned for its ergonomics. The svelte grip provided by the single stack magazine makes it easy to grip. The manual safety is placed perfectly for easy access, and the grip angle is superb. The single-action-only design provides a crisp trigger in even the cheapest 1911 configurations.