The Performance Center 1911 from Smith ' Wesson includes the latest in firearms development and crafsmanship. The stainless-steel, glass-bead, black finished handgun features a hand lapped and fitted barrel, frame and slide. The hand polished and fitted barrel bushing and feed ramp contributes to accurate and dependable shooting as well. This 1911 also features a full-length guide rod for better overall accuracy and reliability. Competitors and avid shooters will appreciate this pistol's crisp 3 1/2 to 4-pound trigger pull, oversized external extractor and magazine well extension. The front and rear slide serrations, 30 lpi front strap checkering and checkered wine laminate grips give the handgun an ease of handling. The .45 ACP pistol holds eight rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber. The overall length is 8-3/4 inches and it weighs 41 ounces.