Question of the Day: What’s the Best Reason to Carry a 1911?

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Over at shootingillustrated.com, Tamara Keel examines The Pros and Cons of Carrying a 1911. Ms. Keel, a former 1911 schlepper herself, dings John Moses Browning’s sublime design for its low ammo capacity,…

Nighthawk Custom at SHOT Show 2017

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Nighthawk Custom is guaranteed to come up in any discussion of where one can find the best 1911 available. A quick stroll through their SHOT Show booth this year left…

Hudson H9 Hands-On – SHOT Show Range Day

The Hudson Mfg H9 pistol seems to be the most talked-about product at SHOT Show 2017, and it’s easy enough to see why. Like it or, for whatever absurd reason,…

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Cabot Gun Announces ‘The Crystal Gun’ 1911 Pistol

Press release from Cabot Guns: The Crystal Gun is a work of glass art that just so happens to incorporate a Cabot 1911,” says Cabot Founder and CEO, Rob Bianchin of…

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Hudson H9 Details Released

SHOT Show 2017 looks like it will be full of great new product releases, but thus far the H9 pistol from Hudson Mfg has piqued my interest the most. See…

Everyday Carry Pocket Carry of the Day – Arbn0321

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There aren’t many better-carrying guns than JMB’s 1911. While many choose a commander-sized model to cut some length and weight, Arbn0321 isn’t amongst ’em. See everything he carries at Everyday…

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Gun Review: Rock Island Armory PRO Match Ultra .40 & 10mm 1911s

After nearly a year of playing with these two pistols, it’s fair to say this review is way overdue. On the plus side, I’ve managed to put a lot of…

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Gun Review: Dan Wesson Discretion

Dan Wesson makes some of the finest 1911s on the market. I regard most of their products as highly as those from, say, Wilson Combat, Nighthawk, Les Baer, and others….

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Texas Firearms Engraver Otto Carter Completes Aesthetic-Style Cabot 1911 TTAG Project Gun

The art of engraving dates back to the dawn of human history. Archeologists have unearthed engraved stones from the Serengeti Plains of Africa carved some 500,000 years ago. Since that time, as civilizations…

Test Driving Korth’s PRS and Sky Marshal at SHOT Show 2015

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When Korth announced its PRS along with this great video a bit over a year ago, I was certainly intrigued. However, a fixed-barrel 1911 with a semi-locked, roller-delayed blowback action…

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Gear/Gun Review: MechTech C.C.U. (Carbine Conversion Unit)

Do you own a GLOCK? A 1911? Well if you do, MechTech Systems of Kalispell, Montana has a C.C.U. for you. That’s Carbine Conversion Unit and it does just that…

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First Look: Inter Ordnance Venom Pistol

If you haven’t heard of Inter Ordnance, or IO Inc. yet, they manufacture various models of AK-47s, AR-15s, a couple variations of 1911s and are working on more. Many of…