Carolina Arms Group Trenton

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Carolina Arms Group’s Trenton pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Carolina Arms Group Trenton is a 1911-style pistol built on either a forged carbon steel frame with a black PVD DLC finish, or a forged stainless steel frame with a stainless finish. It’s chambered in .45 ACP. Other features include:

  • Either a forged carbon steel slide with a black PVD DLC finish, or a forged stainless steel slide with a stainless finish;
  •  a Kart Precision barrel with matched, hand-fit machined bushings;

    Carolina Arms Group Trenton black right side photo

    The Trenton with the carbon steel frame and slide.

  • a hand-lapped fit between the frame and slide;
  • a custom chainlink machined main spring housing and front strap;
  • a machined, wide-ride beavertail grip safety blended to match the frame;
  • a dovetailed Dawson Precision fiber-optic front sight;
  • a dovetailed Dawson Precision low-profile rear sight;
  • angled rear slide grip serrations;
  • a left-side extended thumb safety 1/1,000″ wider than standard (an ambidextrous safety is optional);
  • a wire EDM hammer, sear and disconnector;
  • an adjustable aluminum trigger;
  • a machined slide stop;
  • custom VZ grips; and
  • a crisp 4-lb. trigger pull.

The Trenton ships with a range bag and two eight-round magazines. Carolina Arms Group guarantees it will shoot a 1.5″ group at 25 yards.

The company named the gun for the Battle of Trenton in 1776.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Weight
.45 ACP 8+1 5″ 8.7″ 5.5″ (90° to barrel) 42 oz. w/empty mag


MSRP: $3,710 (black)
MSRP: $4,025 (stainless)
MSRP: $3,800 (twotone)

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Carolina Arms Group Trenton stainless left side photo

The all-stainless Trenton.

Carolina Arms Group Trenton twotone left side photo

The twotone Trenton.

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