Destined to become the standard that all 1911 pistols are compared to, the Taurus 1911 offers you the most accurate and feature-laden model on the market today. Starting with our own hammer-forged-not cast-ordnance-grade steel frames, slides and barrels. This aggressive, rock-solid firearm is ready to go right out of the box. The Taurus 1911 is an unbeatable firearm that also provides an unbeatable value. This version is equipped with a Military Green Cerakote Slide and VZ Operator II grips, an aggressive Recon texture on the front 1/3 of the grip with the traditional Operator diagonal ball cuts the remainder of the way. This VZ Grips feature a permanent thumb recess for quick mag changes.