Ed Brown has added another pistol to their EVO line of 1911s. The new model is called E9-LW. It is a 4″ barreled pistol chambered in 9x19mm. This is an optics ready handgun and it actually comes with a Vortex Venom 6 MOA red dot sight installed.
Here is how Ed Brown describes this new EVO pistol:
The EVO Series was intended from its inception to evolve. In today’s market you’ll find more and more handguns equipped with electronic sights, while the requirement for smaller and lighter also increases. The E9-LW meets both of these demands, featuring a lightweight aluminum frame, with a shortened and thinned 4″ slide topped with a Vortex Venom® red dot sight
The E9-LW is the first model in the EVO series equipped with a red dot sight. The 6 MOA dot promotes rapid target acquisition, while providing a precise point of aim. Featuring 25 LPI checkering, and fitted with a Chen Gen2 magwell, it is the ideal choice to add a 360 degree funnel, without increasing the height of the frame. Finished out with the exclusive Labyrinth grips, seven top slide and special front and rear cocking serrations, the E9-LW continues the striking appeal of the EVO series. Optimized for 9mm, it retains 100% 1911 controls and handling characteristics, and features an external extractor, easy-to-change front sight, fluted bull barrel, and a flat wire recoil spring system. Hand-built completely from fully machined components, loaded with custom features, and backed by a written Lifetime Warranty.
The 4″ barrel of this pistol results in an overall length of 7.5″. The height of the gun is 6″ and the overall weight with an inserted empty magazine is approximately 30 ounces. The magazine capacity is 9 rounds.
The only option on this handgun that you can choose is the safety type – single side or ambidextrous. MSRP of the Ed Brown EVO E9-LW pistol with a single side safety is $2,895. For the ambi safety option, you’ll need to add $200 and pay $3,095 in total. The EVO series pistols are built within 180 days from placing the order as specified on the company’s website.
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