In 2003, Smith & Wesson introduced their variation of the classic M1911 .45 ACP semi-automatic handgun, the SW1911 E-Series. This firearm retains the M1911's well known dimensions, operation, and feel, while adding a variety of modern touches. Updates to the design include serration at the front of the slide for easier operation and disassembly, a high "beaver-tail" grip safety, external extractor, lighter weight hammer and trigger, as well as updated internal safeties to prevent accidental discharges if dropped. S&W 1911s are available with black finished carbon steel slides and frames or bead blasted stainless slides and frames. They are also available with aluminum frames alloyed with scandium in either natural or black finishes. These updates have resulted in a firearm that is true to the M1911 design, with additions that would normally be considered "custom", with a price similar to equivalent designs from other manufacturers.
|"A"||Joe, aiming his SW1911SC to Rick Grimes' head.|
|"A"||Joe, aiming again his SW1911SC to Rick's head while whispering him.|
|"A"||Rick Grimes, taking Joe's SW1911SC out of the weapon bag.|
|"A"||Rick, checking Terminus with Joe's SW1911SC.|
|"A"||Rick, holding Alex hostage with Joe's SW1911SC.|