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Wilson Combat has recently introduced a new line of 1911 called the American Combat Pistol or ACP for short. The new ACP series is designed to be a more affordable Wilson Combat 1911 to reach more respective customers. To make this possible Wilson has streamlined their in-depth customization process. Which will allow Wilson Combat to manufacture more ACP 1911s. The customization choices have been cut down to finish, sights, and grip color choice.

Features 

Wilson’s new ACP 1911 are available in three sizes: Full Size with a 5 inch barrel, Commander with a 4.25 inch barrel and Compact  with a 4 inch barrel. The pistols will either be chambered in .45 ACP or 9mm. 

The ACP will  feature hand-fitted carbon steel frames and slides, flush cut stainless steel barrels, Eagle Claw Grips, Armor Tuff finish as well as Bullet Proof machined beavertail grip safeties, magazine release buttons and thumb safeties. The trigger pull will be between 3.5-4.5 lbs. 

Below is the technical specs for the ACP lineup. 

Full size

• Available Calibers: .45 ACP, 9mm

• Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds (.45 ACP), 10 rounds (9mm)

• Barrel Length: 5”

• Overall Length: 8.7”

• Sight Radius: 6.6”

• Height: 5.6”

• Width: 1.3”

• Weight Empty: 41.6 oz

• Weight Loaded: 46.2 oz

• Accuracy Guarantee: 1” at 25 yds

Commander 

• Available Calibers: .45 ACP, 9mm

• Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds (.45 ACP), 10 rounds (9mm)

• Barrel Length: 4.25”

• Overall Length: 7.85”

• Sight Radius: 5.95”

• Height: 5.6”

• Width: 1.3”

• Weight Empty: 37.8 oz

• Weight Loaded: 43.7 oz

• Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5” at 25 yds

Compact 

• Available Calibers: .45 ACP, 9mm

• Magazine Capacity: 7 rounds (.45 ACP), 8 rounds (9mm)

• Barrel Length: 4”

• Overall Length: 7.6”

• Sight Radius: 5.6”

• Height: 5.1”

• Width: 1.3”

• Weight Empty: 36.9 oz

• Weight Loaded: 42.1 oz

• Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5” at 25 yds

Price 

The base prices for the ACP 1911 is the same across the board. For the .45 ACP the retail price is $2,495 and the 9mm will retail at $2,595. 

What are your impressions of Wilson Combat’s new ACP series of 1911s? Do you think the price is right? Let me know in the comments below. 

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