Ruger SR1911 Competition

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Summary: The description, specs, photos and pricing of Ruger’s SR1911 Competition pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

Ruger‘s SR1911 Competition is a 1911-style semiauto pistol built on a stainless steel frame with a stainless steel slide, and chambered in 9mm. Ruger’s new custom shop produced it with guidance from competitive shooter Doug Koenig. Ruger says it’s designed for competitive shooting in IDPA, IPSC, USPSA, Bianchi Cup, Pro Am Shooting and Steel Challenge disciplines.

Other features include:

  • A hand-fitted slide and frame;
  • a match trigger system featuring a Koenig Shooting Sports low-mass hammer and competition sear, a flat-faced trigger shoe, a precision-machined cylinder and slide disconnector, and a hand-tuned sear spring;
  • a black nitride finish on the frame;
  • a black nitride and stainless two-tone finish on the slide;
  • fore and aft cocking serrations on the slide;
  • a 25 lines-per-inch checkered front strap and mainspring housing;

    Ruger SR1911 Competition right front photo

    The SR1911 Competition from the right front.

  • Hogue Piranha G10 grip panels;
  • a competition barrel featuring a polished feed ramp, a fitted barrel lug, a target crown and a 1:16” slow twist to increase accuracy with lightweight match bullets;
  • a fiber optic front sight;
  • an adjustable serrated rear target sight;
  • an undercut trigger guard and upswept beavertail grip safety for a comfortable high hold designed to reduce muzzle flip;
  • a machined aluminum TechWell magwell for fast reloads;
  • an ambidextrous safety;
  • an extended magazine release;
  • a forged slide stop;
  • an integral plunger tube; and
  • two, 10-round competition magazines.

The pistol comes with a waterproof, fitted hard case, a Ruger Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity, a challenge coin, a cleaning cloth, a gun peg and a decal.

More reading: Check out our in-depth review of the SR1911, this pistol’s sibling.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Width Weight
9mm 10+1 5″ 8.67″ 5.63″ 1.45″ 41 oz.

Pricing & Shopping

MSRP: $2,499

More Photos

Ruger SR1911 Competition right rear photo

The SR1911 Competition from the right rear.

Ruger SR1911 Competition left side photo

The SR1911 Competition from the left.

Ruger SR1911 Competition right side photo

The SR1911 Competition from the right.

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