Category 1911

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)

1911

Best 1911 Pistols For the Money [2020]

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 [2020]: 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)

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)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Springfield 1911 EMP 9mm: When Nothing Else Will Do

Looking for a concealed carry 1911? We hands-on review the Springfield 1911 EMP in 9mm. Complete with videos, possible upgrades, reliability, and more. (Read)

Uncategorized

What are 80% Lower Receivers?

Learn what exactly is this 80% receiver you keep hearing about, it's legal implications, and some examples you can purchase. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Taurus PT-1911: Most Worth It?

See what we think of the Taurus PT 1911...entry-level 1911 with tons of great features. We'll cover reliability, shootability, pricing, upgrades, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Ruger SR1911 [Hands-On Review]: New Go-To 1911?

Is Ruger's SR1911 worthy of the 1911 name? We hands-on review it for reliability, shootability, ergonomics, and worth-it-ness. See what we find out! (Read)

How-To

[Guide] 1911 Frame & Slide Break In

Want a silky smooth 1911 slide? We cover our favorite technique to break in your 1911 slide and frame. (Read)

1911

Best 1911's Chambered in 9mm

When you think 1911, you think 230+ grains of .45 caliber Americana. But what if you want that classic 1911 styling and shootability, but in a softer-shooting (and cheaper) flavor? These 9mm 1911's are for you. (Read)
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