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Para Ordnance 96669 Elite Carry 6+1 45ACp 3"

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Model: 96669
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 84399
UPC: 770752966694
MFG: Para Ordnance

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Out of the box and in your hands, never has the icon performed better. Starting with only the finest precision-engineered parts, each pistol is hand-assembled and fine-tuned for perfection by the most demanding, dedicated craftsmen in the industry. The result is a true classic without compromise, featuring the customgrade quality and timeless looks of a high-end 1911, plus a host of innovations first developed, and still done best, by PARA.

  • 3” Match-Grade Ramped Barrel
  • 2-Dot Rear, Green Fiber Optic Front
  • Stainless Steel Slide & Aluminum Frame
  • EGW® HD Extractor
  • Beavertail Grip Safety
  • Skeletonized Match-Grade Trigger
  • Ionbond©/Anodize Finish
  • Cocobolo Double Diamond Grips

Finish Bronze
Type Revolver
Action Single/Double
Caliber 38-40 Winchester
Barrel Length 4.52" Standard
Capacity 36 rd
Safety 80 Series Firing Pin Safety System
Grips Pink
Sights Buckhorn
Weight 39 oz
Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 3"
Capacity 6 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Cocobolo
Sights Fiber Optic
Weight 39 oz
Finish Titanium
Type Pistol
Action Safe Action
Caliber Not Valid
Barrel Length 4 3/4"
Capacity 36 rd
Safety Striker, Trigger, Decocker
Grips Cushion Grip
Sights Bar-Dot
Weight 39 oz

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Reviewed By: Robert H on 01/25/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Just picked up my Para Elite Carry from my FFL, went home, cleaned it and went back to the range. This is my first 45 and I wanted to do things the right way. I shot 250 rounds consisting of 230gr hardball from federal, UMC, and S & B. Also 50 +p lawman flat nose fmj AND 200gr +p speer gold dot HP and 230gr Federal HST +p.

I'm telling you this because after 2 hours and no oiling, I experienced ZERO failures of any kind. Every round loaded, fed, and went bang. This gun is very tight but I think the heavy double captured recoil spring absorbs a lot of the 45's punch. I would say recoil is about the same as my sig 938.

A lot of people say be wary of 3" 1911's. This gun disassembles more like a cz than a 5" 1911.
One thing to complain about and be aware of, this is the shortest 1911 I can find, there are NO aftermarket grips or mainspring housings for this gun. It is smaller than the defender. If you want a pistol to customize, get the officer/defender sized one. If you want the smallest, Thin 45 you can get your pinky on, this is it.

I will be buying from Bud's again and It will probably be another Para Ordinance.

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