Posted July 25, 2018 7:22 pm by Comments

By Mike Searson

Palmetto State Armory Stainless Two-tone Premium 1911 Left

Mike takes the

Palmetto State Armory Stainless Two-tone Premium 1911 Left

We disassembled and degreased the pistol from the factory oil. After examining all the parts we reassembled it, lubed it and headed out to the range with 250 rounds of Freedom Munitions 45 ACP 230 Grain ammunition.

Palmetto State Armory Stainless Two-tone Premium 1911 – The Good

If I was writing this article 20 years ago, I would have said it’s “loaded with all the bells and whistles that customers pay hundreds of dollars to upgrade” but the truth is that many of those features are standard on 1911 pistols these days.

The extremely well-fitted beaver tail safety with a memory groove is upswept and very reminiscent of a custom design I paid quite a bit for as a young aspiring gunsmith. The skeletonized hammer and enlarged safety are finished in the same coloring as is the adjustable trigger. The sights are Novak pattern and perhaps the most proven sights on a competitive 1911.

Palmetto State Armory Stainless Two-tone Premium 1911 Beavertail

As for the forged 4140 carbon steel slide, we liked the placement of PSA’s logo in the matte blued finish. The flats are polished and the slide sports front …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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