Built as a combat-ready custom 1911, the Ed Brown SOCOM edition runs long on tactically practical features.
What the Ed Brown SOCOM Has To Offer:
- 5″ Government model slide
- Single stack government model frame with integral light rail
- Chainlink III treatment on forestrap and mainspring housing
- Traditional “square cut” American flag cocking serrations on rear
- FDE (Flat Dark Earth) Gen4 on frame, the rest in black Gen4
- Black Nitride finished Suppressor ready barrel
- Trijicon SOCOM Coyote Brown RMR sight 3.25 MOA with tall night sights
- VZ Alien Grips
It’s always a treat to see what Ed Brown cooks up. Running long on customization and features, the gunmaker’s latest 1911 is no different. A tribute to U.S. Special Operation Command, the special edition SOCOM is made to excel in the harshest conditions. Though it’s such a slick looker, it’d be a shame to put a scratch on it.
Hand built, the 1911 has a few features worth particular note. Key among these is it’s not only optics ready, with a milled slide, but comes decked out with a Trijicon RMR sight. Furthermore, the .45 ACP pistol has suppressor-ready iron night sights, which not only makes it simple to shoot with a can out of the box but also serves as a backup if the optic goes out. A few other points on the Ed Brown SOCOM: Government sized, accessory rail, threaded barrel, one-piece magwell, Chainlink III treatment on the front strap and mainspring housing and American flag cocking serrations.
The gunmaker doesn’t exactly give guns away, particularly ones as long on extras as the SOCOM. So plan on scrapping up your spare change, Ed Brown put a $4,295 MSRP on the 1911.
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PERRY, MO – Ed Brown Products, Inc. is honoring the men and women serving in the United States Special Operations Command with the special edition Special Forces SOCOM.
Based on the Special Forces SR model, the SOCOM edition is ready for extreme use. Hand built using fully machined components, and loaded with features, the SOCOM Edition has everything you need for serious performance
Featuring American Flag rear cocking serrations, the slide is finished in black Gen4 coating, contrasting the FDE Gen4 coated lower. Featuring a Trijicon RMR with hard-anodized coyote brown finish for an attractive combination with the FDE Gen4 coating package. The Trijicon RMR was selected by SOCOM for the for the Handgun Reflex Sight (HRS) contract after extensive testing and evaluation showed the RMR Type 2 to be uniquely reliable and durable in handgun applications. Co-witness front and rear night sights finish off the sights package.
An integral light rail allows for the attachment the choice accessory required for the mission, while the one-piece magwell is contoured with precision and hand blended to perfection, and mated with VZ Alien grips for a secure grip. Equipped with a Black Nitride, suppressor ready barrel and special edition FDE thread protector. The tactical profile thumb safety is shaped for shooting comfort, combined with a Tactical Edge slide stop for the ultimate in strength and longevity. The slide is finished with “SOCOM” engraving on the left side of the slide. Each pistol includes two, eight round Ed Brown Performance Magazines finished in Black Nitride.
Sales and Marketing Director John May, had this to add, “Our Special Forces pistols have been leading the industry for decades. I am so pleased to be able to offer the SOCOM Edition to pay homage to the great men and women of the Special Operations Command. The SOCOM Edition is another example of us listening to our customers and pushing the boundaries of the custom 1911 market. If you have not looked at Ed Brown in a while, it’s time to look again!
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For more information on the Ed Brown SOCOM, please visit www.edbrown.com.
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