NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger SR1911 10 mm Auto

posted on November 4, 2017

The Ruger SR1911 in 10 mm Auto provides for a power upgrade over John Browning’s original M1911 chambering. Finished in matte stainless, this model features a 5” nitride-treaded barrel and Bomar-style adjustable sights that help with the pistol's capability in the field. Ruger utilizes a full-length guide rod and bushingless lockup on this model, along with series 70 internals. Controls are standard M1911, and magazine capacity is eight rounds. To learn more about the Ruger SR1911 chambered in 10 mm Auto, check out this week's NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz.

Model: SR1911
Manufacturer: Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Chambering: 10 mm Auto
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: stainless steel
Slide: stainless steel
Barrel: 5”
Sights: Bomar-style adjustable rear, black post front
Magazine: eight-round detachable box
Weight: 40.4 ozs.
MSRP: $1,019

Additional Reading:
The Keefe Report: Ruger Goes 10 mm


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