Destined to become the standard that all 1911 pistols are compared against, the Taurus 1911 offers you the most accurate and feature-laden model on the market today. Starting with the hammer-forged -not cast - ordnance grade steel frames, slides, and barrels, Taurus machines each and every part to tolerance levels that surpass even today's industry standards. The skilled pistol smiths hand-fit and tune each gun with 19 standard features, using quality parts that are built 100% in Taurus' state-of-the-art factory. Then they mark the slide, barrel, and frame with matching serial numbers. Available in the powerful .45 ACP, this aggressive, rock-solid firearm is ready to go right out of the box. The Taurus 1911 is an unbeatable gun that is also an unbeatable value.