Springfield Armory Range Officer 9mm
Springfield Armory is well-known fo their .45 Range Officer pistol. It is formatted in the legendary 1911 style. The thought of a 1911 pistol in 9mm will make a lot of shooters cringe. But the times and the industry have changed. Springfield Armory wanted an entry-level competition pistol. A pistol that was accurate and reliable. The Springfield Armory Range Officer 9mm is that pistol.
The Range Officer 9mm is a traditional 1911 pistol in every way except for the caliber. The frame and slide are constructed of forged carbon steel. The frame and slide are parkerized for protection against corrosion. The gun is on the heavier side weighing at 41 ounces. It feels well-balanced and the weight of the gun will help with muzzle lift. The weight of this gun and the 9mm ammunition means that recoil isn’t a factor.
This is the perfect gun for someone new getting into shooting competitively. The barrel is five inches long and match grade. It is constructed of stainless steel and features a fully supported ramp.
The rear sight is a low profile combat style. It is adjustable for both elevation and windage. It can also be replaced with after market sights. The front sight is fiber optic.
The Range Officer 9mm comes with beautiful Cross Cannon Double Diamond Cocobolo grips. The back of the grip has deep checkering that allow for a firm grip and control of the pistol.
Springfield Armory Range Officer 9mm Specifications
- Caliber: 9mm
- Action: Recoil-operated
- Frame: Forged Carbon Steel
- Barrel: Stainless Steel Match Grade
- Barrel Length: 5 inches
- Magazine: Stainless Steel, 9+1
- Grips: Cocobolo
- Sights: Adjustable Rear/ Fiber Optic Front
- Trigger: 4-5 pounds, Single Action
- Length: 8.6 inches
- Width: 1.25 inches
- Height: 5.5 inches
- Weight: 41 ounces
- MSRP: $899
Springfield Armory Range Officer 9mm Conclusion
The Range Officer is a 1911 style pistol chambered in 9mm. It is constructed of high quality steel and features Cocobolo grips. It is easy to shoot and operate. The match grade barrel and adjustable sights make this a truly accurate pistol. If you’re looking for an affordable pistol with the features of a competition pistol, this is the one for you. Purchase one today at Long Beach Guns.