Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by B!ngoFuelUSN, Mar 17, 2015. UPC: 022188703436; MPN: 170343; GrabAGun.com Compare prices for this product 1100 . S&W's Performance Center pistols are carefully assembled from the finest components, using all of the traditional skills of the custom … I like big butts and I cannot lie. About Performance Center. The rounded backstrap reduces profile while allowing full size magazines, and the scandium alloy frame makes it lightweight for Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 S&W’s Performance Center (PC) Line is the epitome of precision gunsmithing. Friend of mine (a CO) has a ported glock which he has fired in low light at the range he said he had no issues like everything ymmv. Completing the line between main production and the Performance Center, the Smith & Wesson Pro Series represents the next step from standard models. Smith & Wesson’s Performance Center SW1911 Pro Series is a handgun that transcends multiple consumer categories. As its name suggests, the SW1911 is Smith & Wesson’s subcompact 1911-style handgun. That's saying something, especially when there are visible mold injection marks on the hammer and a couple other small parts. The grip angle is almost exactly the same as that on a full size 1911. Photos by Mark Fingar. Today, thanks to hearing damage, I rarely shoot either pistol, and then only with doubled hearing protection (plugs and muffs). The thumb safety IS on. The Smith and Wesson Performance Center 1911 has a rounded bobtail to facilitate concealed carrying and the whole look and feel of this gun is just insanely appealing. The first is the Performance Center Custom SW1911.This 1911 is designed for competition with a match grade trigger that has a 3.5-4 pound pull, and an adjustable rear sight among other features. Its a Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 Round Butt with a Scandium Frame. Review: Smith & Wesson Performance Center 686. Its called “Cleaning your weapon”! Performance Center M&P Shield M2.0 ... As you will learn in this detailed review, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 380 ... Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review 1911 Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review James Tarr - May 01, 2019. When it was announced, the Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ was one of those guns that I couldn’t wait to hate. My preference for handguns now is: no comp, no ports, low-pressure loads. The Smith & Wesson 1911 Performance Center is a full-size pistol chambered in the powerful 45ACP. I took it to the range yesterday and put 200 mixed rounds through it. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Here's my little review from the other day on a different forum. February 14, 2013 By Patrick Sweeney. One of the best manufactures available. Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 Review. And the  3.5 to 4lbs. If you know what I mean. Summary: Mike Boyle’s review and rating of Smith & Wesson’s Model 625 Performance Center pistol, including a range report, pricing, photo and user ratings. He is a Springfield enthusiast, and admittedly I took his advice and purchased an XDm. Smith & Wesson PERFORMANCE CENTER® MODEL SW1911 vs Dan Wesson 1911 Special thanks to Sig Sauer for providing the wonderful SIG Elite Performance Ammunition! For those of you paying attention (thanks! From hand cutting to fine tuning for precision, Performance Center firearms are top performers. Performance Center is a known commodity, helping the … They have gotten excellent reviews (their value and performance for the price) and to my eyes they look really nice. The “lightening cuts” on the slide simply server to let in debris. My General Impressions: Smith-Wesson 1911 Pro Series Sub-Compact 9mm. For concealed carry. The renowned Smith & Wesson Performance Center used SHOT Show to unveil two products that should make diehard 1911 fans swoon: the Performance Center Custom SW1911 and the SW1911 Bobtail … It's just a marketing scam now. Most of what has made the Pro Series in.45 ACP popular has carried over to the 9mm. If you know what I mean. Special features include Performance Center Action that has been smoothed and tuned, 3.5-4 lb. I don’t know if the barrel is ported or only the slide is mangled. For this review, we’re looking at the Officer’s Model-sized SW1911 in … According to a recent report from the National Shooting … But it did add two new models of Performance Center 1911s last year: the Performance Center SW1911 and the Performance Center Round Butt SW1911. We have S&W Pro Series and Performance Center, 1911 and M&P pistols for sale. SMITH & WESSON PERFORMANCE CENTER 1911 BOBTAIL SC .45 ACP G10 GRIPS. Over the course of a month, I carried the Pro Series SW1911 using three different holsters: the Galco Ankle Glove, the Milt Sparks Versa Max 2 most of the time and an RDR Kydex holster for range duty. Backed up by S&W's warranty you, can return it if it needs work. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. The Smith-Wesson Pro Series 1911s represent the quality gun line between the standard model’s production and the next level Performance Center. To learn more about how we use cookies, please review our privacy policy here. If you know what I mean. Smith and Wesson 1911 Performance Center Stainless .45 ACP 5-inch 8rds G10 Grips Glass Bead - $1249 When it comes time to purchasing a firearm one needs to consider the manufacturer as well as the specs and features before pulling the trigger on a purchase. Feature-rich and enhanced for better performance, our firearms maintain production line integrity. Difficult Reassembly of SW1911 Performance Center Bobtail. Don't waste your hard earned money on the S&W Performance Center products. I don%u2019t feel a pistol that costs $1400 should do that. The 5-­inch-­barreled pistol had features that I’d never experienced in a handgun … Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Shield Review Smith & Wesson's Performance Center enhances a 4-inch-barrel M2.0 Shield and gives us the goods. If you want a fine S&W revolver buy a vintage one and send to a real smith. I hope this review of the Smith and Wesson 1911 Pro Series 9 mm has helped you gain some information for YOUR decision. Smith & Wesson have been in the 1911 game for just under a decade. The five-inch 686 (l.) holds seven shots and is cut for moon clips while the four-incher (r.) is a six-shot gun that is loaded conventionally. I recommend that you shoot any handgun yourself before you purchase it. As always, these are just my opinions and you should try it for yourself. When you consider its features, S&W’s Pro Series fits in the custom-production category between the firm’s standard-production models and the custom-built Performance Center … ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Performance Center Special Features: Bobtail Frame; Performance Center Action Job, 3.5-4 lb. Page 5- S&W Performance Center 1911 Review Smith & Wesson. The LG-907 looks like something I want and the reviews look like they fit on the E series bobtail. These firearms are offered with a variety of enhancements yet still remain true to "stock." In a good way. October 21, 2019 By Chris Cerino. Instead of “Does”, I should’ve said “Why would”. Advertise Here. Trigger Pull; Throated Barrel; Precision Crowned Muzzle; Polished Feed Ramp; Briley Spherical Barrel Bushing ; 30-Lines Per Inch Checkering; Ambidextrous … Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ Review The new Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ has a higher magazine capacity and more features than the original 9mm Shield. trigger pull, throated barrel with a precision crowned muzzle, hand-lapped frame and side rails, hand-polished feed ramp, Briley spherical barrel bushing, oversized external extractor, ambidextrous frame safety. Editor’s Review. Performance. At the same time, their Performance Center products have demonstrated a clear ability to produce high quality custom pieces. Duhhhh …. First off, I … The renowned Smith & Wesson Performance Center used SHOT Show to unveil two products that should make diehard 1911 fans swoon: the Performance Center Custom SW1911 and the SW1911 Bobtail … Given one is less expensive than custom work by a gunsmith and has better price retention, a Smith & Wesson Performance Center gun is worth every penny. It cycled them all without a hiccup. They guarantee that every product from their line is the “ultimate expression of old-world craftsmanship blended with modern technology,” and … With the E-Series, Smith split the difference. Which I’m not gonna do ’cause I get all hinky about that frame-mounted safety thing. Sadly, too many people are drawn in by marketing hucksterism and they don’t think about whether some modification to a firearm is a feature or just marketing drivel. With a remarkable selection of SW1911's, Smith & Wesson continues its tradition of innovation and its commitment to bringing shooters the finest quality high performance firearms. It’s not that I don’t trust myself to maintain trigger finger control in a defensive gun use. A premium quality 1911 chambered in 45ACP. I guess you would never own or purchase a Beretta 92FS… were the barrel is completely open to the elements to let in debris. We were first introduced to this compact option in late 2017 at Smith & Wesson’s Massachusetts facility, and they officially launched it … The Smith-Wesson Pro Series 1911s represent the quality gun line between the standard model’s production and the next level Performance Center. Photo by Michael Anschuetz. Performance Center M&P Shield M2.0 ... As you will learn in this detailed review, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 380 (manufacturer... 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