The Smith and Wesson Model SW1911DK is a large-framed pistol chambered in .45 ACP caliber. DK signifies competitive shooter Doug Koenig, for whom the gun is named and who helped to design it. Smith and Wesson is the largest manufacturer of handguns in the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company was founded in 1852 by Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson.
Originally developed by John M. Browning, the 1911 style is ubiquitous among pistols. The SW1911DK offers an 8.7″ overall length and 5″ barrel. In addition, the SW1911DK offers a stainless steel frame, a carbon steel slide, and skeletonized hammer. The flat competition speed trigger is skeletonized, and features single-action only configuration. Additional features include rosewood grips, an ambidextrous safety, an oversized magazine well, and a grip safety. The SW1911DK utilizes an 8-round magazine, and is finished in two-tone. The SW1911DK also features a black blade front sight, and adjustable rear sight.
Smith & Wesson recommends the SW1911DK for law enforcement, competitive shooting, and home protection applications.
|Sights:||Adjustable rear sight and fixed blade front|
|Features:||Skeletonized trigger and hammer; flat competition speed trigger; ambidextrous safety; grip safety; and oversized magazine well|
|Slide Material:||Carbon steel/two-tone|