1911 Pistols For Every Budget
By GDC Staff
Need a 1911? We got you, fam. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
As many gun owners are quick to remind, 1911s won two World Wars and the fascination with John Browning’s design hasn’t dwindled since Allies meet Axis. If you’re dying to own your own little piece of gun history or you just can’t get enough of that 1911 design, let us do the heavy lifting with some solid 1911 recommendations for every budget.
1. Affordable, Under $500
If you’re looking to add a 1911 to your gun cabinet but don’t want to spend all your dough in the process, foreign 1911 makers — like Rock Island Armory, Taurus and American Tactical Imports – are your best bets.
ATI is a good starting point for consumers strapped for cash.
SEE THE ATI FIREPOWER XTREME ON GUNS.COM
If you’re really strapped for cash, the ATI Firepower Xtreme is the most budget-friendly model coming in around $350. Boasting 8+1 rounds of .45 ACP, the ATI 1911 weighs in at 37-ounces with a 5-inch barrel and mahogany grips. ATI doesn’t float your boat?
Rock Island Armory’s GI Standard comes in 9mm with a 10+1 capacity.
SEE THE ROCK ISLAND ARMORY GI STANDARD ON GUNS.COM
Try a Rock Island Armory GI Standard, with