The Fusion Freedom Series, Government GI Checkered model is a classic 5-inch Mil-spec style 1911 configuration with upgraded solid Bar-Stock frame, slide and Chrome-moly barrel chambered in 45 acp. The pistol is designed with the classic 1911 shooter in mind. This rugged 70 series pistol is equipped with basic “Old-School” mil-spec attribute and stocked with our Fusion “Hand Select” red cocobolo grips. As with all of our Freedom Series pistols the fitted frame, slide and barrel are all precision CNC machined from Solid billet bar-stock, Not castings and no 2-piece barrels. Minor additions or changes can be made prior to shipping through www.fusionfirearms.com, see website for available options. All Freedom series pistols are of all steel construction, no plastic parts to be found. Keeping the Tradition of Craftsmanship alive and now more affordable.