Featuring forged materials and heirloom-quality construction, the Garrison 1911 combines modern materials and design with a heritage spanning back more than a century. The Garrison is a rock-solid 1911 that gives you a host of modern upgrades along with the strength to provide a lifetime of service. It builds upon that solid foundation with the features today's shooters demand. Forged construction, low-profile yet high-visibility sights, skeletonized hammer, extended beavertail grip safety and much more define this modern take on the proven classic. The forged frame and slide, the heart and soul of all Springfield Armory 1911 pistols, sets this gun apart. Its checkered thinline wood grips of the Garrison 1911 give shooters an attractive and rock-solid interface with the pistol. Providing shooters with a low-profile, yet high-visibility sighting system, the three-dots of the Garrison 1911 help ensure you get hits on target. The 5-inch stainless steel barrel on the Garrison is forged from stainless steel and is machined to competition standards.