Colt Competition Pistol

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Colt Competition Pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

Colt‘s Competition Pistol is a full-size 1911-style semiauto pistol built on a carbon steel frame with a carbon steel slide, and chambered in .45 ACP or 9mm. Other features include:

  • A Series 80 firing system;
  • a dual-spring recoil system;
  • an extended left-side thumb safety;

    colt-competition-pistol-right-side photo

    The Competition Pistol from the right.

  • a Novak adjustable rear sight;
  • a blue fiber optic front sight (plus spare sight fibers);
  • wide rear slide grip serrations;
  • an undercut trigger guard;
  • a three-hole aluminum trigger with a 4.5–6 lb. pull;
  • an upswept beavertail grip safety;
  • custom blue G10 grips with Colt’s logo;
  • a 5” stainless steel national match barrel; and
  • a blued finish on the slide and frame.

The gun ships with two magazines, a cable lock and an instruction manual.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Width Weight
.45 ACP 8+1 5″ 8.5″ 5.5″ 1.25″ 36 oz. unloaded
9mm 9+1 5″ 8.5″ 5.5″ 1.25″ 36 oz. unloaded


MSRP: $949

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The Competition Pistol from the left.

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