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STI International
Model: Edge
Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:8.625-in Height:5.6-in
Barrel:5-in Weight:39-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor196614
  • Recoil Factor6.64 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity11 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor87%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1997 -
Caliber:.45 Automatic
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:grip safety, manual thumb safety
Magazine:10-round
Frame:steel
Grip:modular polymer
Sights:STI front, STI adjustable rear
Notes:blued finish, ramped bull barrel
Manufacturer
STI International
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Gun Value
MSRP:$2,199.00Used Est:$1,625.00
Last Update:11/19/2017
About the Gun

The EDGE is designed for USPSA/IPSC Limited Division competition shooting as well as and law enforcement training. Built on the patented modular steel frame with polymer grip, it delivers the traditional features of a 1911 and allows the added benefit of high capacity magazines. The frame design preserves the original 1911 angle of the grip in relation to the slide. The essential design element for high capacity, the polymer grip, allows for double stack magazines without over-sizing the circumference of the grip, which remains comparatively the same as the circumference of a 1911. The Eagle has a classic scalloped slide with front and rear cocking serrations, dovetail front sight and adjustable rear sight. The Eagle comes standard with features such as a stainless steel hi-ride grip safety and stainless steel ambi-thumb safety.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
MV: From 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME: From 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT: From 165 to 230 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed by John Browning and was adopted by the United States Ordnance Department along with the Colt-Browning automatic pistol in 1911. It has also been made the official military handgun chambering by several other governments, notably Argentina, Mexico and Norway. The 45 Automatic is the most powerful military handgun cartridge in use today. This is a heavy and powerful sub-sonic round. Although its muzzle energy can exceed 400 ft-lbs, its velocity and bullet weight creates a steep trajectory curve that limits its effective range to self-defense distances.

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