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Auto-Ordnance Offers Custom Case Hardened 1911

(Greeley, PA) – Auto-Ordnance, maker of the famous “Tommy Gun” and other classic firearms throughout history, is proud to offer the Custom Case Hardened 1911 pistol.Taking a classic 1911 to the next level without diminishing its history is no easy … Continue reading

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Joe Mantegna’s Custom SIG SAUER 1911 Pistol from Criminal Minds Placed Into History at NRA Museum’s Hollywood Exhibit

Newington, N.H. (July 24, 2018) – Recently, at the grand re-opening of the National Firearms Museum’s Hollywood Gun Exhibit, Criminal Minds star Joe Mantegna officially placed a SIG SAUER 1911 pistol, identical to the pistol used by his character, David … Continue reading

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The Remington Model 1911 R1 Limited Series

    Huntsville, AL – Born of the same competitive spirit that set the Model 1911 apart from all others more than a century ago, the Model 1911 R1 Limited is built for performance, match after match. The new Model … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER 1911 We The People BB-Gun

FIREARMS • AMMUNITION • ELECTRO-OPTICS • SUPPRESSORS • AIRGUNS • TRAINING

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Custom 1911s From Springfield

Features Custom fit slide to national match frame Custom fit match barrel & bushing Polish feed ramp & throat barrel Springfield Custom tool steel match hammer & sear Fitted aluminum trigger w/custom tuned 4.5 lb. trigger pull Tuned for total … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers With A 1911 Training Tip: Left Hand Manipulation

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace Upgrades The Iconic 1911 With The Master Series Lasergrips

                                                                                                                                                                                             (Wilsonville, OR)—The Master SeriesTM Lasergrips® laser sights by Crimson Trace are designed to be an upgrade to one of America’s most popular firearms—the iconic 1911 semi-auto pistol. Master Series laser sights are available in a wide range of … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers With A 1911 Tip: The Press Check

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT’s TLR-6 FOR NON-RAIL 1911 FIREARMS

  At this year’s Shot Show, Streamlight introduced a TLR-6® weapon light for use with non-rail 1911 firearms.  Featuring both a light and an integrated red aiming laser, it is designed to maximize visibility and targeting capability in a variety … Continue reading

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RECOVER TACTICAL NOW HAS NEW GRIP COLORS AVAILABLE

CC3H now available in Phantom Grey RG15 Quick Change Rubber Grips All Colors on Sale Visit Recover Tactical for additional details or to make your purchase (HERE)

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Kinetic Concealment Offers CompRail System

Kinetic Concealment introduced the latest product in their defense accessory line, the CompRail System.The Kinetic Concealment CompRail System was designed for a competition shooter’s quick pistol modification, or for anyone who wants to mount a weaver mount style optic onto … Continue reading

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Ed Brown Products Offers OD Green Gen4 Package

Now available on any new or in-service Ed Brown firearm is the company’s Gen4 coating in OD Green. The OD Green package includes a black Gen4 slide, trigger and bushing, OD Green lower and black double diamond G10 grips. In … Continue reading

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REMINGTON ARMS INTRODUCES THE 1911 R1 ENHANCED COMMANDER

  4.25” Match-Grade Barrel   Oversized, Flared Ejection Port   Wide Front & Rear Wide cocking serrations   Carbon Steel Frame and Slide   Red Fiber Optic Front Sight with Novak style Adjustable Rear Sight   Extended Beavertail grip safety … Continue reading

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Chamber-View Announces New ECI Safety Markers for .45 Semi-Auto & 1911 Model Firearms

Merrimack, N.H. (January 2016) – Chamber-View, LLC, innovators behind highly visual firearms safety products, is pleased to announce the introduction of the .45 semi-auto & 1911 model handgun Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) safety markers, which will debut at this year’s … Continue reading

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The Trenton 1911: Handgun Perfection is Here

Mooresville, N.C. (December 2015) – Carolina Arms Group, LLC. (CAG), a manufacturer dedicated to producing heirloom quality, American made firearms, is proud to introduce the Trenton 1911 handgun line. The lines three models are meticulously crafted for the ultimate in … Continue reading

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Wilson Combat Vickers Duty Magazine

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Kimber Introduces The Classic Carry Elite .45ACP

    Specifications Caliber: .45 ACP Height (inches) 90 degrees to barrel: 5.25 Weight (ounces) with empty magazine: 38 Length (inches): 8.7 Magazine capacity: 8 Ambidextrous thumb safety Carry melt Recoil spring (pounds): 16.0 Standard military length guide rod   … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: CRIMSON TRACE LG-919 MASTER SERIES LASERGRIPS

  The Crimson Trace LG-919 G10 Master Series Lasergrips are not just visually attractive, they also provide a valuable tactical advantage for home defense and conceal carry. These grips represent a level of refinement that sets new standards. CTC’s decision … Continue reading

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BROWNELLS 1911 CATALOG No. 11 NOW AVAILABLE

  MONTEZUMA, Iowa – Brownells has proudly released the 11th edition of its very popular catalog specifically for the 1911, which is entirely devoted to John Browning’s timeless pistol design. With more than 70 pages of the parts, tools and … Continue reading

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COLT DEFENSE AT SHOT SHOW 2015

Although not new for 2015 Colt’s Sub Compact Weapon (SCW) remains an exciting system for me. The SCW is built on Colt’s patented monolithic upper receiver  that features a Colt’s collapsible folding buttstock. This is an arrangement that provides the … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Has A .22LR Conversion Kit For Your 1911 SIG

            $259 (MSRP: $302) 1911 .22LR Conversion Kit includes: Slide with adjustable contrast sights Barrel Guide rod and spring Recoil buffer and action spring (1) .22LR magazine *.22LR conversion kit is for all SIG SAUER … Continue reading

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3 Percenter Grips Celebrate Those Who fought In our War of Independence

  Brighton, CO, late November 2014 – Rio Grande Custom Grips announces a new patriotic theme grip for 1911 frame pistols and various revolvers. http://www.riograndecustomgrips.com   Rio Grande Custom Grips created these new3 Percenter grips for those folks who want … Continue reading

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Is Browning Really Introducing A 1911 In .380 ACP

I normally require about 2 quarts of Starbucks Bold (NO ROOM FOR CREAM PLEASE) before my heart starts running at normal operating speed in the mornings but today it was different. I ran across a video from Browning presenting what … Continue reading

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MAGPUL Industries Is Now Shipping MOE 1911 Grip Panels

  Magpul’s 1911 Grip Panels with TSP texture are now shipping. These grips offer the user a more aggressive texture allowing for better control of the weapon in all environments.Constructed of heavy-duty reinforced polymer, the grips have a unique diamond-shaped … Continue reading

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Ed Brown’s Limited Edition Krypteia

Ed Brown Products, Inc. in collaboration with Krypteia Strategies, the civilian division of the highly respected Paratus Consulting Group, has introduced a limited edition 1911. This limited edition pistol is called the “Krypteia Edition”, pronounced “Cryp TIE ya”, and is … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Buy One Get One Free

The folks at SIG Arms want you to know that if you purchase one of six featured SIG SAUER® 1911 models (see selections below) you’ll receive a FREE 1911-22* Promotion ends on 30 April 2014. This is a deal so … Continue reading

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Arsenal Firearms Will Begin Shipping A Double-Barreled 1911 in December.

Arsenal Firearms gained distinction among 1911 aficionados when the company introduced its revolutionary double-barreled 1911 at Shot Show 2013.  Designated AF2011-A1 Second Century this pistol is truly a work of art; retaining the simplicity of two side-by-side 1911 pistols. There’s … Continue reading

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Magpul Industries Announces MBUS Pro Front and Rear Along With 1911 Grip Panels…

Magpul Industries will soon have available a new line of backup sights, the MBUS Pro. The sights are a product of collaboration between the designers at Magpul Industries and the instructors of Magpul Dynamics. The MBUS Pro is a Melonite-finished … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC 1911

I had the opportunity to check out the, new, USMC’s service pistol, the COLT USMC 1911, at SHOT Show 2013. What a dream gun folks! Colt has done a great job with this pistol: seven round magazine, cerakote finish, 5”match … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC At Media Day

Colt’s USMC rendition of the venerable 1911 shoots every bit as good as it looks.

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Crimson Trace Corporation LTG-701: A Reader Question

Since I posted news of my upcoming review of the Crimson Trace LTG-701, I’ve had a number of reader questions that I will hit in my review, so please hold off on those. The review should be out in two … Continue reading

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MARSOC’s Colt M1911A1 OR M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol

By now it is old news that Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va. has awarded a $22.5 million contract to Colt Defense for its M1911A1 Rail Guns or M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP). The IQID contract accounts for roughly 4,000 … Continue reading

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Colt Defense LLC Formally Announces Award of Marine Corps M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP) Contract.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Colt Defense LLC has been awarded an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract by the U. S. Marine Corps for up to 12,000 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, plus spares and logistical support. The new CQBP is a direct descendant … Continue reading

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MARSOC Adopts Colt 1911 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP)

Soldier Systems Daily alerted us a few days ago that MARSCOC would be adopting the Colt 1911 as the M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP). We are pleased to report that the alleged rumor is, in fact, correct. Award Details Solicitation: … Continue reading

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PARA Ordnance Joins The Freedom Group Family

Para Ordnance of Pineville, NC has been acquired by The Freedom Group Inc. News of the acquisition is somewhat of a surprise to the industry. Para Ordnance has a well-deserved reputation for building exceptional 1911 pistols. At the top of my list is … Continue reading

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Mark Knapp Custom Knives, Fairbanks Alaska at Blade Show 2011

In the 1911 category, Mark Knapp of Mark Knapp Custom Knives Fairbanks, AK, delivers his vision of the 1911 knife. The Knapp design features a fully functional 1911 magazine that Mr. Knapp claims will function in any 1911. This very … Continue reading

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The Venerable 1911 Inspires More Than One Designer At Blade Show.

One designer ULTIMATE™ EQUIPMENT has developed an entire product line around the M1911. The company currently offers the M1911 Standard Folding Knife, M1911 Officer Compact Folding Knife and an M1911 Fixed Blade. The folding knives are available in a 440C steel and a CPM … Continue reading

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