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Old November 7, 2012, 03:03 PM   #1
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S&W adds 2 new SW1911's & M&P Pro Series CORE

For those that haven't seen this yet.It looks like both new 1911s are coming out of the Performance Center. I really like the 170344. I love the bobbed grip and color combo is really nice.

Model No. 170344


Model No. 170343


S&W is releasing the new M&P Pro Series C.O.R.E. Models. Looks like they will available in 4 flavors M&P40L CORE (178059), M&P40 CORE (178060), M&P9 CORE (178061) and M&P9L (178058).

"3-Interchangeable Newly Enhanced Textured Palmswell Grip Sizes
Slide cut to accept the following optics – Trijicon RMR, Leupold Delta Point, Jpoint, Doctor, C-More STS, Insight MRDS
Based on the popular Pro Series line of competition ready firearms, the new M&P C.O.R.E (Competition Optics Ready Equipment) models offer consumers a specialized platform for adding accessory optics to their personal handguns. Engineered to accept six popular styles of competition based optics, the M&P C.O.R.E models are easily adapted to meet any demand. "







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Old November 7, 2012, 03:47 PM   #2
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I wonder why they'd put suppressor sights on the M&Ps but not make the threaded barrel standard?
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Old November 7, 2012, 04:16 PM   #3
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I have a basic stainless S&W 1911 (SKU#108282) and I love it, but regarding these 1911's, I have one question:

What is the function/purpose of those three slanted cuts in the front part of those 1911 slides???

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Old November 7, 2012, 04:45 PM   #4
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What is the function/purpose of those three slanted cuts in the front part of those 1911 slides???
Either lighten the slide or for porting. Probably the former but it's hard to tell with a blackened barrel... Don't see any ports though.
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Old November 7, 2012, 05:53 PM   #5
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What is the function/purpose of those three slanted cuts in the front part of those 1911 slides???
To appeal to Hollywood movie armorers.
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Old November 7, 2012, 06:16 PM   #6
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The higher sights there so they will be seen through the optic in for what ever reason it fails.
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Old November 7, 2012, 10:52 PM   #7
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Right, I agree. But look at my FNP45:


It has both; I would think that since they already have threaded barrels for them already it would make sense to include that. It probably wouldn't cost more than an extra $5 per gun.
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