What is the lightest 1911?

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  1. hogger129

    hogger129 Active Member

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    What is the most lightweight full size 1911 one can find on the market?
  2. sweetokole

    sweetokole New Member

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    My guess would be the S&W Scandium 1911.
  3. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

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    I believe that's probably correct too. The Wilson Combat polymer framed 1911 weighs in at 32.8 oz. unloaded and I believe the S&W 1911 SC is only 28 oz. unloaded. I could always be wrong... I'm interested to hear what others have to offer up. :)
  4. pinecone70

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    Even the EMP weighs 33oz. empty....
  5. sweetokole

    sweetokole New Member

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    Love my DW CCO.... 28 oz. with empty clip.
  6. xpertz1

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    My Kimber Ultra Carry ll weighs 25 oz no mag.
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