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[Review] Kimber Warrior: A New 1911 Era

Looking at getting a Kimber Warrior 1911? We have a review years in the making where we cover accuracy, reliability, ergonomics, pricing, and more. (Read)

Modding

1911 Trigger Job (Sear Angles & Sear Spring)

Learn how to tune your 1911 sear angles and sear spring to reach a crisp 3-4 lb trigger pull with some easy to get tools and supplies. (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)

Gun Reviews

Colt 1911-22 Beginner Gun Review

One of the most fun guns we've ever shot! See how we review the Colt 1911 .22LR in terms of reliability, cost, shootability, upgrades, and more. (Read)

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A (Not So Brief) History of the Colt M1911

We go back in time to see how one of John Moses Browning's most iconic pistols -- the Colt M1911 chambered in .45 ACP -- came to be. (Read)

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Can I Drop a 1911 Slide on an Empty Chamber?

Should you drop the slide on your 1911 if you're rocking an empty chamber? We tackle this controversial topic and tell you what we think. (Read)

Modding

1911 Trigger Installation & Fitting

Learn how to quickly install and fit a new 1911 trigger with tons of pictures, tips, and links to necessary tools. (Read)

How-To

1911 Disassembly, Cleaning, & Assembly

Quickly learn 1911 disassembly, cleaning, and lubing. Plus how to detail strip it and put it all back together again. (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)

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1911 80% Tactical Machining Build, Part 4: Basic Fitting

1911 barrel bushing to slide fitting, trigger fitting, and beavertail safety fitting. (Read)

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1911 80% Tactical Machining Build, Part 3: Parts List

Find out all the parts I bought to complete my 1911 80% build from slide, barrel, springs, pins, to smaller tools and paint. (Read)

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1911 Trigger Pretravel & Overtravel

Learn how to adjust the pretravel and overtravel on your 1911 trigger to lower the slack before the break and reduce reset distance.  (Read)

80%

1911 80% Tactical Machining Build, Part 1: Intro

Not sure about your Tactical Machining 1911 80% project? Follow step-by-step from buying the paperweight & jigs, to tooling setup & custom parts selection. (Read)
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