Seeing over 100 years of service, John Browning's self-loading semi-automatic pistol design is arguably the most popular sidearm amongst Military, Law Enforcement, and Civilian circles. There is good reason why the 1911 is the longest running Military sidearm in the world; even today some of Americas most elite fighting units still choose to carry the venerable 1911 by their side. Its simple design made the sidearm easy to use and maintain making it a very rugged and reliable weapon. The success of the weapon has prompted many firearms manufacturers to borrow from the 1911 design; to this day the 1911 is still widely used as a benchmark when comparing sidearms.
The Armorer Works "MOLON LABE" 1911A1 pays homage to the classic USGI sidearm. The replica pistol features a beautiful imitation patina finish and weathering to resemble the battle hardened appearance of a service weapon that has been through many battles. The classic expression of defiance ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ (molṑn lab) and kill tallies are boldly carved into the slide to show surrender is not an option and taking this weapon will come at great cost.
- Full metal alloy slide and frame
- Replica patina / weathering give the weapon a battle hardened appearance
- Stippled style non-slip grips
- ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ (molṑn lab) / Kill tally engraved into the slide
- Classic 1911 beaver tail, safety, trigger, and USGI fixed sights
- Built in lanyard hook
- Metal reinforced outer barrel, chamber, recoil spring guide rod, on frame safety, slide stop, hammer and trigger
- Adjustable hop-up
- Realistic weight and blowback action
215mm x 135mmGas:
Green gas, propane adapter (Magazine requires extension with most green gas containers)Muzzle Velocity:
1 (Single Stack Magazine)Package Includes:
Gun, Orange Tip, Magazine, ManualManufacturer:
About AW Custom
While the world around us has moved to less demanding production techniques, AW Custom has stayed true to its original values based on craftsmanship and quality, that is why AW Custom products are able to last a lifetime. We are the keepers of a cultureís ancient craft, a symbol of the airsoft gun makerís desire to stay true to tradition. Each stage of the process: from manufacturing to finishing, is a specialized skill that takes time and careful attention.
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"This is a beautiful weapon system. Mine came with a threaded outer barrel and the adapter so you can use any mock suppressor. The weathering is beautiful and is even on the mag itself.
The firing of the gun is crisp and sharp. It feels very sturdy and has a nice weight to it.
Very nice gun for a very good price
It's fairly accurate, the blowback is crisp, and it's just fun to shoot! My only issue is with the magazine that comes with it. I ordered some WE single stacks, and they performed much better. The stock mag won't fill all the way with gas, so I have to load it with 10 BBs instead of 15 To make it work properly. And no, I didn't fill it wrong. I filled it the exact same way I filled the WEs, and those will fire two full clips on a single fill.
Otherwise, great gun!
"Just got mine last week and I have to say, this is an Amazing pistol! Compare to the Bo-Dynamic version which is hundreds of dollars more, this one looks awesome for under $100!
From my initial inspection, everything is compatible with the WE-Tech system, not Marui. Which is a good thing because spare parts are widely available. But, I can see the nozzle, magazine, and everything seem to be much more reinforced and so this gun performs way better than my WE 1911. (I have two, the Kimber and the standard government version). The kick seems to be more crisp, overall the gun feels much nicer.
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