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LaserMax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun has been discontinued by Lasermax and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the Green Laser Sights category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

LaserMax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun Product Info

Lasermax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun is the world's only totally internal laser sight. Laser Max sight aligns with barrel for maximum accuracy, fingertip activation on take-down lever. Ambidextrous switch is built into our customized take-downlevers - simply press to turn the laser on or off. LaserMax lasers replaces guide system - completely internal, nothing external.

Please note: There are many manufacturers of the M1911 model handgun, also known as the 1911 Government or the 1911-A1. The LaserMax fits all models true to the original handgun design. Barrels shorter than 5" or changes in receiver design may render the handgun incompatible with the LaserMax. (Does NOT fit polymer frames.)

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For more information on Lasermax Laser Sights please make sure to check out the Lasermax Laser Sights Spec Sheet in PDF format (864Kb).

Specifications for Laser Max Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun:

Laser Safety Rating:   Class IIIa
Power Output:   5 mW
Wavelength:   635 nmBeam
Color:   Red-orangeS
pot Size at 7 & 25 Yards:   5/16" and 3/4"
Effective Range:   0-20 yards
Visible Range:   up to 1,000 feet
Battery Type:   Silver oxide/Alkaline
Battery Life:   Approx. 1-3 hours ontinuous use
Lens:   GlassLaser
Design:   Internal guide-rod
Alignment:   Self-aligning
Activation:   Ambidextrous fingertip
Weight:   Adds less than 1/4 oz.
Materials:   Steel and Polymer, Weather ResistantOperating
Temperature:   15 degrees - 120 degrees

Features of Lasermax Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun:

  • Totally internal - cannot be knocked out of alignment
  • No permanent modification to gun - remove it anytime
  • No need to change holster or give up your rail flashlight
  • Compatible with your favorite grips and aftermarket accessories
  • Drops into place, replaces original recoil spring guide
  • The recoil spring included with this model is captive (it is integrated into a spring-guide rod unit with end caps to retain the spring on the rod)
  • Ambidextrous switch in custom take-down lever
  • Deliberate on/off activation - no squeezing the grip, no shaking
  • Pulsating beam for increased visibility
  • Factory aligned (1911 models are also user adjustable for fine tuning)
  • Quality assurance includes live test firing
  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Three-year warranty by the manufacturer (excludes expendable parts).

Package Contents:

  • Lasermax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun

LaserMax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun Related Products

LaserMax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun Unorderable Models

LaserMax Internal Laser Sight for Govt 1911, 5in barrel, Polished Stainless Switch, MPN: LMS-1911S, UPC: 798816191127, Code: LX-LS-Government-LMS-1911S
LaserMax Internal Laser Sight for Govt 1911, 5in barrel, Matte Stainless Switch, MPN: LMS-1911M, UPC: 798816191110, Code: LX-LS-Government-LMS-1911M
LaserMax Internal Laser Sight for Govt 1911, 5in barrel, Polished Blued Switch, MPN: LMS-1911B, UPC: 798816191134, Code: LX-LS-Government-LMS-1911B

LaserMax Laser Sights for Government 1911 (5" barrel) Gun Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review 1911 Laser Max Laser Sight by Legacy Reviewer, June 7, 2011
Excellent value for price Pros: Perfect for 1911
1/8 found this helpful
Helpful Negative Review Won't stay in alignment by Legacy Reviewer, May 12, 2010
When it works, it's beautiful. But I'm about to send back my THIRD one of these, because after only 10 shots, something comes apart inside in the optics. Went from a pinpoint of light visible at 20 yards to a smear of red light, visible only to about...
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29/30 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Big plus for home/self defense handgun by Legacy Reviewer, October 27, 2012
Simple installation as advetised. The cast replacement slide stop lever is not finely machined like the SA 1911 externals, but it works, is not really noticeable and the matte stainless finish blends well. The only external addition to the gun's prof...
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6/6 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Poor quality, poor company by Legacy Reviewer, January 11, 2011
Follow up to a previous post: I had three of these sights, all quit working right. The third one quit working AT ALL after only 10 shots. Then LaserMax won't refund my money, only offer yet another exchange. Why would I want another one of these? And...
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Most Recent Review Not reliable by Legacy Reviewer, August 17, 2010
The sight started out great, but after a few shots, or when you shake the gun, the size and shape of the laser dot changes. Not very useful. For the price, I expected a much better product.
23/24 found this helpful
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