Springfield Armory teamed up with U.S. Army Delta Force veteran Larry Vickers for a new 1911. The Springfield Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 is available through Lipsey’s.
Springfield Armory Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911
“We are extremely proud to have partnered with respected firearms expert and combat veteran Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical on this exciting new pistol,” Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese said. “This pistol, which combines Vickers’ tactical expertise with Springfield Armory’s renowned manufacturing skills, delivers a top-tier 1911 for the most serious of applications.”
“I’m pleased with the Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 and how a real team effort brought it together. Springfield Armory, Lipsey’s, Wilson Combat and I got to work to bring a superb quality pistol to the market at a great price point. I’m proud to be a part of it,” Vickers said.
The Vickers comes in with an MSRP of $1,495. It features premium-grade components an exceptional attention to detail, according to Springfield. The pistol utilizes a forged carbon steel slide and frame. It wears Springfield’s Black-T finish. The Vickers sports a 5-inch forged match-grade stainless steel barrel.
The slide also features the Vickers Tactical logo. Meanwhile, a Vickers Elite Battle Sight and tritium/luminescent front dot provide the sight picture. Specialized proprietary slide serrations at the rear provide grip for manipulation.
The pistol weights 41.5 ounces overall without magazines. The overall length comes in at 8.6 inches. The package includes two eight-round Vickers Duty Magazines. The rugged green grips also feature G10, emblazoned with a Vickers Tactical logo. A Wilson Combat Tactical single-sided thumb safety and Bullet Proof Commander Hammer round out the package.