In a great post at Modern Service Weapons, Hilton talks about his path away from the 1911. It is easy to get caught up in the mystique and history of the 1911, but the design is over 100 years old,…
I have to admit, I’m a little biased on this review. I shot 10,000 rounds through this gun, and I spent a considerable amount of time with it in pieces on my desk to make sure it was ready to do the things I needed. For a full look at the gun, check out the Colt Report Finale.
Photo by Shelley Rae of GunUp the Magazine.
One of the cooler guns from Shot Show this is the new Springfield Armory Range Officer 1911 9mm. It’s been flying under the radar a bit this week, overshadowed by the new four inch XDs. We’re big fans of the RO line from Springfield, it’s a lot of gun from a reputable maker for not a lot of money. We also like 9mm 1911s a lot, because they’re amazing to shoot. We think the Springfield Armory Range Officer 1911 9mm is going to be a big hit.
I grew up reading gun magazines, which means that my formative years were plastered with gun magazine layouts featuring 1911 pistols that, frankly, bordered on pornographic. I learned to revere the name Armand Swenson and my dreams were filled with visions of…
I finished 3rd on this stage, and like I did on most of the stages, shot pretty good points.
From the 2013 Great Plains Sectional. I particularly like this photo, because it illustrates one of my favorite things about the excellent Colt CCG: No full length guide rod.
Most of the shooters had to aim a lot lower than me to hit this target. #selfburn