Category 1911

Observations

What Are Sweetheart Grips? History & Humanity in War

We explore the history and sentiment behind "sweetheart grips" as well as how these 1911 accessories were made in the midst of WWII. (Read)

1911

[Tested] Best 1911 Magazines: .45 ACP and 9mm

From high-end to budget-friendly, get ready to stock up on 1911 accessories with our list of the best 1911 magazines on the market. (Read)

1911

Best 1911 Pistols For the Money [2021]

There's so many 1911's out there...how do you choose? We cover the 10 best 1911 pistols and features PLUS our personal picks for each price range. (Read)

Ammo

Best .45 ACP Ammo [2021]: Home Defense & Target Practice

Want the best .45 ACP ammo for home defense? We cover FBI tests that cover penetration and expansion. Plus our favorite picks for range and plinking ammo to save you money. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

7 Best Metal Framed Semi-Auto Pistols

Polymer may be all the rage, but metal framed semi-auto handguns are timeless. Which are our faves? Take a look at our list of the 7 best. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Hands-On Review] Springfield 1911 TRP Operator 10mm

Want something even bigger than a .45? Look no further, we're reviewing the Springfied Armory 10mm Operator Longslide 1911. (Read)

Observations

7 Most Important Guns of The Vietnam War

A lot of battlefield innovation took place during the Vietnam War. Today we focus on the most important firearms of the era. (Read)

Pistol

8 Best .45 ACP Pistols (That Aren't 1911s)

Want a .45 pistol...but not the 1911? We've got you covered with our top 7 picks of modern handguns that minimize recoil and maximize capacity of the .45 ACP. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Hands-On Review] Larry Vickers Master Class 1911: Combat Focused

Larry Vickers, Wilson Combat, and Springfield Armory. We hands-on review the culmination of these three giants with the Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911. (Read)

1911

1911 Series 70 vs Series 80: What's the Best?

What's the difference? We go over everything from the safety, bushing, and hammer in the Series 70 and Series 90 1911s to see which is the best for you. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Historical Guns (That You Can Still Buy)

Our list of history’s greatest and most influential firearms you can still buy, either in their original condition or as a reproduction. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Shoot a Handgun/Pistol

Quickly learn how to safely shoot a handgun by covering different trigger types, correct grip, sight alignment, and loading/unloading. (Read)

How-To

[How To] Add a Light/Laser to Your Non-Railed 1911

Want to add a light or laser to your non-rail 1911? We go through some of our favorite non-permanent options from grips to rail adapters. (Read)

Fun

The Coolest Guns From WWII (That You Can Still Buy)

The crucible of WWII produced some of the most enduring and interesting firearm designs. Here are some of the very best that you can still buy, (Read)
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