New from Ed Brown: ZEV 1911

Wilson Combat strayed from 1911 orthodoxy to sell upgraded Berettas and plenty o’ GLOCK bits. Ed Brown’s not going there, but their latest gun sure ain’t grandpa’s 1911. The $4995 suppressor-ready, red dot-topped, Commander-sized ZEV 1911 is based on the aftermarket part maker’s Dragonfly Signature Slide. Ed’s homies promise more collaborations. Press release . . . […]

New From Ed Brown: FX1 9mm 1911s

Oooh, now that’s a cool looking gun. Ed Brown is building some modern flair into their new FX1 models with unique slide serrations and ports, an optics cut, light rail, magwell, and custom finish. Plus, of course, a 9mm 1911 is clearly better than a .45. Ed Brown’s new product announcement and more photos follow […]

New From Ed Brown: CCO LW 9mm 1911

We’ve recently seen a wealth of highly desirable, premium priced 9mm 1911 carry pistols hit the market. Guns like STI’s impressive DVC Carry and Wilson Combat’s drool-worthy EDX X9 are compelling everyday carry options for anyone who reveres John Moses Browning’s venerable design, values the comfort and capacity of a commander length 9×19 1911 and […]

Wilson Combat: 3 Steps to Speccing a Custom Gun

Just got off the blower with John May. The Sales Manager at Wilson Combat has been promising to send TTAG a gun to review since the Wilson administration. Or thereabouts. Still, John’s got more stories than the Empire State building; the man is a world class shooter and yarn-spinner. At some point, I told John about a pal who’s […]