Tag Archives: .45ACP

Ed Brown Introduces 1911 Black Nitride Magazines

Having spent over 50 years building custom 1911’s, we have tested just about everything possible when it comes to magazine design and performance. You can take full advantage of all of our research, knowledge, and testing with the new Ed … Continue reading

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SPRINGFIELD’S XD-E in .45 ACP NRA GUN OF THE WEEK

Like its 9mm sibling, the new .45 model sculpts XD-E “point and shoot®” ergonomics into a sleek 1-inch wide polymer frame to eliminate printing, with a 3.3” Melonite-treated barrel for ideal concealability. The Low Effort Slide (L.E.S.) requires 27% less … Continue reading

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Nighthawk Custom Releases The Chairman

The Chairman is a 6” Long-Slide Government 1911, available in 9mm or .45 ACP. Windows and heavy angle lightning cuts in the slide allow the heavier 6” slide to function reliably, while also showing off the stunning Titanium Gold Nitride … Continue reading

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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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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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MasterPiece Arms Introduces the New DMG Series

The MPA30DMG, is the first “multi caliber” pistol from the new DMG (Defender, Machined, Grip) Series. This 9mm pistol is based on the 30sst, but includes a fully machined aluminum pistol grip. The DMG series grip is MPA’s most ergonomically … Continue reading

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Eagle Imports Exclusive Distributor SPS Pantera Pistol.

Eagle Imports, the exclusive distributor of the Metro Arms family of products, now carries the SPS Pantera performance pistol. The SPS line, manufactured exclusively by Metro Arms, long available overseas is now available for the American market through Eagle Imports. … 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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THE NEW KRISS® USA WEBSITE IS LIVE!

KRISS® Arms launched a brand-new website for the North American market at http://www.kriss-usa.com, and it is a major improvement over the old site in both content,  look and feel. From the new site, customers can easily access the new KRISS® online … Continue reading

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The USAF Modular Handgun System (MHS) May Still Survive.

In my days in the Navy, the issue handgun was a M1911, .45 ACP. You could hear it rattling as it came out of the holster but it went bang every time you squeezed the trigger. In fact, virtually all … Continue reading

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