NRA Gun of the Week: Springfield Armory EMP4 Concealed Carry Contour

posted on March 11, 2017

Springfield Armory's 9 mm specific M1911 features a bi-tone arrangement of metals, and uses a stainless steel slide over an anodized and lightweight aluminum frame—hence the name Lightweight Champion Concealed Carry Contour. The flat mainspring housing tails off at the magazine well with a bobtail treatment to enhance its concealability.

For more about this feature-rich handgun from Springfield Armory, check out this week's video, hosted by American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach.

: Springfield Armory
Model: EMP 4” Concealed Carry Contour (PI9229L)
Action: single-action, recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Slide: stainless steel
Frame: aluminum; black anodized finish
Stocks: G-10; black
Sights: three-dot, combat-style; red fiber-optic front
Barrel: 4”; stainless steel, six-groove 1:16” LH twist, match grade bull
Trigger: 5-lb. pull
Overall Length: 7.50”
Height: 5.50”
Slide Width: 0.92”
Grip Width: 1.15”
Weight: 31 ozs.
Magazine: nine-round detachable box
MSRP: $1,220

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Tested: Springfield Armory EMP4 Concealed Carry Contour


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