Will the CMP get more 1911s?
At present time, CMP is unsure of future receiving future allotments. All 1911 requests must be made through the mail – no 1911s will be available in CMP stores, and no in-store or drop-off orders will be accepted. Each pistol is inspected and test fired by the CMP before it is shipped.
How many 1911 did CMP get?
CMP got 8,000 M1911s. Guess how many order packets they received? The plan to transfer some of the Army’s stockpile of vintage M1911 pistols to the public via the Civilian Marksmanship Program has been met with a big response.
Can you own a 1911 in CA?
Any handgun legally offered for sale in California has to pass firing, safety and drop tests as stipulated by the California Department of Justice. Every gun has to be evaluated based upon its unique merits. An excellent pistol like this Springfield Armory 1911 TRP in . 45 ACP is still available for sale in California.
Who still uses 1911?
Elite police forces like the LAPD SWAT teams and the FBI’s Hostage Rescue team continued to use M1911 in various configurations until very recently. Now, most Force Recon bubbas, Delta Force commandos, and other spec ops troops have turned to the Glock 17 and Glock 19 pistols for duty use.
Are 1911s still in service?
The M1911 pistol was in official US military service from 1911 to 1985, and some US troops continue to use it. Here’s why the pistol remains so popular with the military more than a century after it was introduced.
Does CMP still have M1 garands?
CMP has a very limited amount of M1 Garand, SA or HRA Rack Grade Rifles available. These rifles will be offered mail order, sold as is, with no exchanges. The rifles are rack grade (rough but functional and have been test fired).
How much does it cost to buy a surplus 1911?
The CMP will randomly pick “winners” for the surplus 1911s on Oct. 5, where customers will be contacted and be allowed to select the grade of pistol they wish to purchase. The pricing is as follows and includes shipping: Service Grade $1,050: Pistol may exhibit minor pitting and wear on exterior surfaces and friction surfaces.
What’s the latest on the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s surplus 1911 pistols?
Here’s the latest from the Civilian Marksmanship Program regarding the pricing and ordering procedure for its surplus 1911 pistols. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) just published an update regarding the surplus 1911 pistols it plans on selling under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Does the Army still sell 1911 pistols?
In January 2018, the Army transferred 8,000 of its 1911 pistols to the CMP for sale to the public. It received 19,000 requests for those pistols, according to the report. It has stopped taking orders for those pistols and is still processing the flood of requests, according to the CMP website.
What does the CMP do with its surplus 1911s?
The CMP uses much of the revenue from those sales to support civilian marksmanship training and matches. In January 2018, the Army transferred 8,000 of its 1911 pistols to the CMP for sale to the public. It received 19,000 requests for those pistols, according to the report.