Today, GBGuns takes a look at the Springfield Armory TRP Operator pistol. The video includes everything from a full unboxing of the pistol, digging deep into all the included material, to a detailed fieldstripping of the handgun.
He take a close look at all the nice TRP enhancements to the 1911 platform, from its forward cocking serrations to its excellent night sights to its generous amount of rail space on the dust cover.
He considers the handling characteristics of the pistol, including the G-10 grips and the matching front- and backstrap serration patterns as well as the “memory bump” beavertail grip safety and the ambidextrous safety. In addition, GBGuns checks out the tight slide-to-frame fit and the loaded chamber indicator on the barrel hood.
Checking the manual, GBGuns does a teardown of the TRP Operator to take a closer look at the internal parts of the pistol as well as show you what’s required for basic cleaning and maintenance. Special attention was paid to the stainless steel barrel, with its polished feed ramp and overall excellent fit and finish. GBGuns also points out that the pistol has a “Series 70” style firing mechanism, preferred by many 1911 enthusiasts for the best trigger pull possible.
A full reassembly shows step-by-step how to get your TRP back together and ready for the range. In addition, the trick for not marring the frame with the slide stop during reassembly is covered.