Adam Scepaniak 01.28.24
Springfield Armory recently expanded its line of firearms with the introduction of a new Garrison model featuring a 4.25-inch barrel. The company has made these models available in both a classic blued and a stainless finish, catering to different preferences. Customers now have the option to choose between two calibers: .45 ACP or 9mm, adjusting to various needs and specifications commonly required by firearm enthusiasts.
The manufacturer highlights that the new Garrison 4.25″ brings together traditional aesthetics with modern functionality. Each model is built using forged materials, emphasizing durability and a construction quality that is meant to last. The company’s approach combines a deep respect for the classic 1911 look with advancements to meet contemporary performance standards.
Springfield Armory’s new models come with several features that align with the rugged requirements expected from a 1911 pistol. Low profile combat 3-dot sights enhance target acquisition, while the thinline wood grips provide both comfort and a superior gripping surface, ensuring control and maneuverability.
– Cartridge: Available in 9mm or .45 ACP, providing options for different ballistic preferences.
– Finish: Users can select between a classic hot salt blued or rust-resistant stainless steel finish.
– Barrel: 4.25″ forged stainless steel, match grade, with a fully supported ramp and a twist rate of 1:16.
– Slide: Constructed from forged carbon steel and available in a blued finish.
– Frame: Also forged carbon steel with a blued finish ensures a uniform look and solid feel.
– Sights: Equipped with low profile combat 3-dot sights for ease of targeting.
– Recoil System: Features a GI style recoil system.
– Grips: Outfitted with thinline wood grips for a sleek design and comfortable handling.
– Magazines: Comes with one 9-round magazine for the 9mm model or one 7-round magazine for the .45 ACP model.
– Weight: 34 ounces, contributing to the heft and stability of the firearm.
– Length: Total length measures at 7.9 inches.
– Height: Standing at 5.5 inches tall.
– MSRP: Priced at $868 for the blued finish model and $917 for the stainless steel option.