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How to make your 1911 100% reliable

The Colt 1911 pistol fascinates us. It captivates the mind, evoking images of our great-great grandfathers fighting the Huns in World War II, or the …

5 Best Ways to Carry a 1911

Facts are facts. A full-size, steel frame 1911 with an eight-round magazine weighs about 2.75 pounds. That's a lot of weight to carry around all day. …

Best Pistol Ever: What Makes the 1911 So Good?

For more than 10 decades the Colt Government Model 1911 has been without challenge the most recognized, most imitated, most influential, and most …

Happy 100th Birthday to the 1911 .45 Pistol, Our Gun of Choice

Choosing a 1911 for Duty Use

Choosing a 1911 for duty? Before we begin our discussion, it is important to understand that the requirements for a duty 1911 are significantly …

The Best New 1911s for 2014

John M. Browning was a brilliant gun designer, and his genius was once again illustrated at the 2014 SHOT Show. Browning’s designs still show up …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Top Three 1911 Pistols from Kimber - Guns & Ammo

OK, for some of us, at various times in our lives, the question was not “what gun do I wear?” but “How many?” The gun shops at which I worked were …

Why the 1911 Doesn’t Suck

The M1911, picked up for use in the year 1911, is coming up on its 100-year anniversary. The M1911 has been through two World Wars, the Korean War, …

How should you carry the 1911 handgun with Aaron Roberts

Concealed Carry Permits - Self-Defense Laws | U.S. Precision Defense

Always get professional Training<p>Shooting is a perishable skill<br>you must continually practice<p>Written by , in<p>U.S. Precision Defense, LLC Somewhere along …

The Sight's 1911 .45 ACP History

<b>History of the M1911 Pistol</b><p>We identify genius by its impact. It changes things and its vision endures. In the world of firearms, there is one …

Original Colt M1911 & M1911A1 Basic Field Manual (FM 23-35)

We now have the complete Basic Field Manual of the M1911 and M1911A1 online. This is the version which was issued in 1940 and authorized by General …

The Colt 1911: The Best Battle Pistol Ever Invented

I just read a press release from Colt Defense LLC announcing that The United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command is placing an order with …

Posted: November 9, 2012 by "Doc" in Product reviews, Selecting firearms, Shooting Tags: "selecting 1911 shepard", 1911 a pistol, 1911 handgun, 1911 pistols shepard, selecting a 1911 pistol

Tactical Training 1911<p><b>Selecting 1911 Shepard</b><p><i>1911 model pistols</i> are currently my favorite type of pistol! I have owned several brands and have learned …

1911 Pistol Colt 45 Assembled On Dec. 28, 1911

Why 1911 is Among the Best and Most Popular Handguns

Ask any serious gun collector and more than likely he or she will have more than a few good things to say about the 1911 handgun.<p>Sure, you hear a lot …

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