Caspian Arms Race Gun 1911 Target Pistol .38 Super 5” w/ C-MORE & 4 Mags

SOLD FOR: $1,125

WOA#: WY240224CC085

Make: Caspian Arms

Model: 1911 Target (Race Gun)

Serial Number: 00460H

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .38 Super

Action Type: Single-Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, Detachable Magazine Fed with Ambi Thumb and Grip Safeties

Markings:  The sides of the slide at the rear are marked with Caspian logos and the left side of the slide is marked “Caspian”.  The chamber is marked “HYBRID 38SUPER / DANGER / EXHAUST PORTS / READ MANUAL”.  The bottom of the frame is marked “00460H”.  The right side of the optic is marked “C-MORE SYSTEMS / pat.pend. / MC227C”.

Barrel Length: 5” 4 Ported Barrel. 6.5” with muzzle brake.

Sights / Optics: There are no front or rear sights on this pistol.  The frame is mounted with a C-MORE SYSTEMS Early Serendipity red dot sight.  The sight picture is clear with a bright red dot at max setting.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black checkered laminated wood with smooth centers that travel down the front to the bottom.  The top and lower rear sections are checkered.  The checkering is crips with sharp peaks.  There is mild handling wear.  The checkering is intact and attractive. There are no chips or cracks. The grip panels rate in about Very Good overall condition.

Type of Finish: Parkerized, Blued (Plum)

Finish Originality: The finish is original to this custom pistol.

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is defined. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 8/10.

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 90% of its metal finish.  There is moderate operational wear on the slide and frame.  There are some light scratches on top of the slide and dust cover.  The flared magazine well has some insert wear all around that has resulted in a good amount of finish loss.  The screw heads are tool marked but retain strong serviceable slots. Overall, this handgun rates in Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is extremely crisp and light. The slide to frame fit is snug. The weight on the slide is  We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This pistol comes with a total of 4x Caspian Arms .38 Super 19rd magazines in Very Good condition.

Our Assessment:  This Caspian Arms 1911 Race Gun in .38 Super epitomizes the pinnacle of custom firearm engineering, tailored specifically for the competitive shooter who values precision and speed above all else. Central to its design is the .38 Super Hybrid 4 Port Match Grade Barrel, which significantly enhances accuracy and reduces recoil through its advanced porting, allowing for rapid, controlled follow-up shots essential in competitive shooting. Complementing this is its C-MORE SYSTEMS Serendipity red dot sight, a premier optic choice for its exceptional clarity and swift target acquisition capabilities. Further precision is facilitated by a finely tuned skeleton trigger, offering minimal travel and a crisp break, enabling quick, accurate firing sequences.

Ergonomic features of this race gun, including a lightweight aluminum beaver tail and mainspring housing, not only lessen the overall weight but also optimize grip and shooter comfort, crucial during extended matches. An extended magazine release improves efficiency, allowing for swift magazine changes without breaking focus. Altogether, this Caspian Arms 1911 Race Gun represents a masterful blend of meticulous craftsmanship and top-tier performance enhancements. It is more than just a firearm; it is an indispensable tool for competitive shooters who require a reliable, high-performance weapon to excel in disciplines such as IPSC or USPSA, showcasing Caspian Arms’ dedication to quality, performance, and innovative design.  Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Caspian Arms Race Gun 1911 Target Pistol .38 Super 5” w/ C-MORE & 4 Mags
Caspian Arms Race Gun 1911 Target Pistol .38 Super 5” w/ C-MORE & 4 Mags