Springfield Armory Ronin Operator .45 ACP 1911-A1 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol

SOLD FOR: $710

WYOA#: WY220923FD012

Make: Springfield Armory

Model: Ronin Operator

Serial Number: LW 178837

Caliber: .45 ACP / .45 Auto

Action Type: Semi-Auto Pistol, Single Action

Markings: The right side of the slide is marked “SPRINGFIELD ARMORY” and with the logo. The left side of the slide is marked “RONIN OPERATOR”. The right side of the frame is marked “SI GENESEO IL USA LW 178837”. The top of the barrel is marked, “S.A. .45 AUTO”.

Barrel Length: 4.25”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated open Fiber Optic dovetailed to the slide.  The rear sight is a Tactical Rack White Dot Rear dovetailed to the slide with rear serrations to reduce glare for better target acquisition.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are Crossed Cannon Wood Laminate. The checkering is sharp with no wear evident.. No chips or cracks are present. The Slide is made of Forged Carbon Steel.  The frame is made of Forged Aluminum Alloy.  The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One 8 round Mec-Gar Stainless .45 Magazine made in Italy in Fine Condition.

Type of Finish: Satin Aluminum Cerakote, Blued / Satin Aluminum

Finish Originality: Factory Original

Bore Condition: The rifling is sharp and deep, the bore is bright. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no wear. The inside of the slide shows some operational wear.  The Screw heads are sharp and not disfigured. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Fine+ condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box & Accessories: Springfield Factory Box, 1911 Owners Manual, Springfield Armory Transfer Decal, Springfield Warranty Card, Warning Card, Paperwork Envelope, Springfield Chamber Lock, Red Chamber Flag, Orange and Green Extra Fiber Optics, and a total of One Magazine.

Our Assessment: There are many reasons why there are thousands of 1911 and 1911A1 models out there in the world of firearms.  Whether you are looking at the amazing history of the 1911 from its conception to its many uses throughout both World Wars and many other wars up to today – the 1911 is a quintessentially American pistol.  The 1911 helped shape American history which is why it will always hold a special place of reverence for the rest of world history.  Few things can claim such a feat.

Today many Americans and firearms enthusiasts all over the world still love the 1911 for all that it is.  Disregarding the history for a second–it is an amazing shooter and creates for the wielder a shooting experience that is unmatched.  Each round fired connects the shooter to the decades of service these pistols have seen.  This Springfield Armory Ronin is a prime example and tribute to the 1911 crafted in a Competition Ready configuration.  The Hammer Forged Match Grade Stainless Steel Barrel with throated and polished feed ramp, Delta Lightweight Hammer, Carry Bevel treatment, Elongated Safety, and Fiber Optic sights take this already Legendary Firearm to a new level of shooting experience.  If you are looking for your first 1911 experience or are wishing to add to that collection, this pistol will fit right in and shine.  Good Luck!

Springfield Armory Ronin Operator .45 ACP 1911-A1 4.25" Semi-Auto Pistol
Springfield Armory Ronin Operator .45 ACP 1911-A1 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol