Based on Customer input, STI International is proud to reveal the latest evolution of the 1911.
10mm caliber has been gaining in popularity with shooters everywhere due to it’s hard hitting yet flat shooting characterisics, with many people referring to it as “the perfect combat handgun round”. So when STI unveiled the 2011® Perfect 10 in 10mm people paid attention. While very popular, one of STI’s most heard responses was “Love the gun, love the round… but when are you going to make it in a 5″ 1911?” The Nitro 10 is STI’s response to those Customers.
The Nitro 10 is built on an STI 1911 Government forged frame with a three lined ‘Nitro’ front strap which, while simple and elegant, also provides a surprisingly effective grip. Matching mainspring housing and grips help tie the gun together visually, while the undercut trigger guard allows for a higher grip allowing for better accuracy. The controls are STI International’s single sided thumb safety and knuckle relief high-rise beavertail grip safety. The slide features STI’s oversized ejection port and STI’s new wide ‘Nitro’ front and rear cocking serrations to allow the shooter to really get a solid grip when racking the slide. The barrel is 5.0″ ramped and supported bull barrel. This innovative firearm comes standard with STI’s new ‘Nitro’ hammer, patented STI trigger system, STI S-7 sear, and titanium strut for smooth, reliable function.The Nitro 10 has a matte blued finish. All of this combined with STI’s outstanding warranty gives you a pistol that will be turning heads for years to come.
The STI Nitro 10 ships with one 1911 Magazine.