- The 1911 is a single action, magazine-fed, recoil operated, semi-automatic pistol, usually working with a.45 ACP cartridge. For more about ammunition – check out our bullet and caliber guide. The pressure of the combustion gases pushes the round down the barrel at speeds averaging 850 feet/second.
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The original 1911 held seven rounds of 45 ACP ammo in its detachable single stack magazine. Since that time, eight round ammunition magazines for 45 ACP have become commonplace, and 1911s have been chambered in a number of other ammo types, including 38 super, 9 mm, 40 Smith & Wesson, and 22 long rifle. Also, a number of manufacturers have produced 1911 handguns with frames modified for double stack magazines.
What Types of Ammo for 1911. Typically, we’ve had good luck with the major American manufacturers in our 1911s. That is, Federal, Remington and Winchester. You can often save a few cents per round going with brass-cased importers too. So don’t be shy to pick up a box from Magtech, Fiocchi or Sellier & Bellot too.
- Smith & Wesson M&P Compact 22LR, 3.5" Threaded Barrel, Adjustable Sights, 10rd. Very Low Stock. Compare. Add to Cart The item has been added.
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- Springfield 1911 Ronin EMP 9mm, 3" Barrel, FO Front, SS/Black, 9rd. Low Stock. Compare. Add to Cart The item has been added.
- Rock Island Armory M1911-A1 FS Tactical II 9mm 5" VZ Grips Parkerized 9 Round. Very Low Stock. Compare. Add to Cart The item has been added.
Type: 1911. Maker: Colt. Caliber: .45. Condition: 30-40%. Bore: 7.5/10. Year: 1918. SKU: 335839 - 21430. $2,250.00. Colt 1911A1 Rig - British Lend-Lease.
The 1911 9mm for sale is an excellent sidearm for concealed carry, personal protection, and home defense. This lineup includes premium guns from reputable companies like Wilson Combat, Nighthawk Custom, Springfield Armory, Colt, and more, so you know they are top quality through and through. These handguns aremade from highly durable material and coated in a strong finish for protection from corrosion, debris, and other harmful conditions experienced in the field.