NRA Gun of the Week: SIG Sauer M11-A1 Compact Pistol

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posted on May 25, 2019
Inspired from the model P228 handgun, SIG Sauer’s M11-series of double-action semi-automatic pistols aptly served military personnel following an era of M1911 contract. Later, SIG Sauer introduced its American-made M11-A1 Compact, blending features of established designs to offer a service-style traditional double-action pistol catering to service professionals and civilians alike. The M11-A1’s compact package provides capacity for 15 rounds of 9 mm Luger and features a Nitron-treated stainless steel slide topped with Tritium-core SIGLITE sights. To learn more, watch our NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: SIG Sauer
Model: M11-A1 Compact
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: aluminum; hard-coat anodized
Slide: stainless steel; Nitron finish
Barrel: 3.9”
Sights: three-dot; SIGLITE
Trigger: double-action, 13-lb., 2-oz. pull; single-action, 5-lb., 7-oz. pull
Magazine: 15-round detachable box
Weight: 27 ozs. (empty)
MSRP: $1,119

Additional Reading:
SIG Sauer M11-A1
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