The Emissary is the latest model of the M1911 from Springfield Armory 1911 emissary, and it’s meant to be a striking combination of defensive and custom pistols. 45 mm ACP railgun with a sleek design and impressive capabilities
The Emissary’s barrel, slide, and frame are all made of forged steel, and it has a two-tone finish with a blued carbon-steel slide and a stainless-steel frame with a squared trigger guard. The slide of this single-action pistol has been “Tri-Top” cut, and it is fitted with a heavy bull barrel made of bushingless stainless steel. The guide rod is integral to the barrel and runs the length of the weapon. With its slimline G10 VZ grips and matching machining on the mainspring housing and front strap, the Emissary is a great choice for those who prefer a textured grip.
1911 EMISSARY HANDGUNS
The Emissary is a daring and reliable addition to the Springfield Armory family of 1911s, and it was designed for a specific purpose by bridging the gap between defensive and bespoke handguns.
The Emissary is a dependable defense pistol that has a forged steel barrel, slide, and frame for maximum strength and precision. The pistol’s blued carbon steel slide contrasts nicely with the stainless steel frame and squared trigger guard. With its “Tri-Top” cut slide and heavy bull barrel, this pistol has the look and feel of a custom firearm.
The Emissary blends form and function seamlessly in a defensive-minded firearm loaded with custom-grade features.
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The Tri-Top cut slide of the Emissary has front lighting grooves and a flattened, serrated top strap to diffuse light and reduce glare. The U-DotTM sights from Springfield Armory are great for defensive use since they are easy to acquire quickly and have a tritium/luminescent front sight that works well even in low light.
FORGED FRAME & SLIDE
Delivering ultra-fast lock times, the Emissary’s skeletonized hammer combines excellent style with exceptional performance.
SOLID-BODY FLAT-FACED TRIGGER
Featuring a simplified and streamlined design, the solid-body, flat-faced trigger of the Emissary delivers top-end performance.
FLAT TOP SLIDE SERRATIONS
40 LPI flat top slide serrations diffuse light and reduce glare.
A Picatinny accessory rail is built into the forged steel frame and can be used to attach a flashlight, laser, or combination unit.
(2) MAGAZINES INCLUDED
The Emissary comes with two top-quality 8-round stainless steel magazines with base pads.
U-DOT™ SIGHT PICTURE
The Emissary has a Tactical Rack U-DotTM rear sight and a tritium or luminescent front sight for quick target acquisition in any light.
The Emissary’s heavy-profile bull barrel is designed for maximum accuracy and reduced muzzle flip.
GET A GRIP
The Emissary is armored from head to toe in grenade texture, making him particularly formidable in combat. The lightweight G10 is used for the VZ Grips®, and the mainspring housing and front sight are also steel.
In addition to its already comprehensive portfolio of 1911s, Springfield Armory emissary has announced the launch of the Emissary 1911, which features a unique combination of components usually reserved for today’s top-tier defensive and custom-built firearms. The Emissary’s custom design and build come at a fraction of the cost of today’s most expensive custom 1911s.
The Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 is built around a forged frame with “grenade-pattern” patterning on the front and backstrap for enhanced grip. The dust cover’s three-slot Picatinny accessory rail is one of the frame’s most notable features since it allows users to mount laser sights, weapon lights, and practice modules. In addition to the grenade-inspired pattern on the frame, this rifle comes with a set of VZ Grips Thin-Line G10 stocks.
A forged slide featuring a unique tri-top cut, typical of expensive handcrafted weapons, sits atop the frame. This tri-top slide has serrated edges to cut down on reflections and grooves at the front and back to help it glide across the water. The slide is dovetailed with a set of Springfield U-dot open sights, which include a tritium-illuminated front sight and a flat-faced, ledge-style rear sight that allows the owner to rack the gun off flat surfaces with one hand.
The Emissary’s slide is outfitted with a hefty bull barrel and a full-length steel guide rod to reduce muzzle rise and recoil. The Emissary’s enlarged beavertail grip safety, flat-faced, solid-body trigger, and skeletonized hammer are further notable features. The gun comes in only one finish, a two-tone combination of a blued carbon steel slide and a stainless steel frame. The twist rate of the 5″ bull barrel is 1:36. This firearm is 8.4″ in length and 5.25″ in height when unloaded and weighs 40 ounces. There are two eight-round magazines included with each weapon.
The Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 has an MSRP of $1,279, Have a look at springfield-armory.com for more details.