Christensen Arms make quality 1911 handguns, and it looks like that tradition will continue in the new year with the introduction of the Christensen Arms A4 (four-inch barrel) and A5 (five-inch barrel) aluminum-framed 1911s at SHOT Show 2017.
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Currently available only in 9mm, the Christensen Arms A4 and A5 frame is machined from lightweight 7075 billet aluminum and assembled using only premium components such as a tunable match-grade trigger, the press release says. Both feature a flat-top, billet stainless steel slide hand fit to guarantee a smooth and accurate handgun. Indeed, it’s capable of achieving a 5-shot, 2-inch group at 25 yards. Other features include raised night sights; G10 grips; beavertail grip safety; checked frontstrap and mainspring housing; and more.
“We are please to expand our 1911 product offerings with the new A4 and A5. They represent the peak in 1911 technology and performance in a lightweight, aluminum frame,” said Jason Christensen, President of Christensen Arms.
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The Christensen Arms A4 and A5 aluminum-framed 1911s will be available at a suggested retail price of $1,995.
Stainless Steel Match Grade Barrel
7075 Billet Aluminum Frame
17-4 Stainless Steel Billet Slide
Skeletonized Hammer and Trigger
Checkered Front Strap
Checkered Mainspring Housing
Beavertail Grip Safety
Magazine Capacity: 9 (9MM), 7 (45 ACP)
Full Length Guide Rod
For more information about Christensen Arms, visit http://christensenarms.com
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