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Dan Wesson Wraith, keeping the 10mm alive.

It was just over a month ago the new Dan Wesson Discretion test sample arrived and I was already ready. First Impressions  Wearing a new style finish, “Distressed Duty” the silencer ready 10mm Auto 1911 style pistol is quite the handsome pistol. The slide was well fit to the receiver. The single-sided thumb safety was well serrated […]

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Evolution of the 1911 in Pictures

Evolution of the 1911 in Pictures The evolution of the 1911 started in 1898 with the pistol that became the Colt Model 1900. Chambered in .38 Auto, it was a locked breech, short recoil operated pistol that sported a twin linked barrel…one fore and one aft…and a non-tilting barrel. The Colt Model 1900 The next […]

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Ruger SR 1911 in 10mm Auto

Capacity 8+1 Slide Material Stainless Steel Barrel Length 5″ Grip Frame Low-Glare Stainless Grip Panels Black Rubberized Model Type Target Slide Finish Low-Glare Stainless Width 1.34″ Sights Bomar-Style Adjustable Weight 40.4 oz. Overall Length 8.67″ Height 5.45″ Grooves 6 Twist 1:16″ RH Suggested Retail $1019.00 Precision CNC-controlled machining process results in a superior slide-to-frame and […]

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NRA 2017

Another NRA show is behind us and all went well. It was great to catch up with so many friends and see some new guns. Here are some that caught my eye. Dan Wesson 1911 A2 Dan Wesson Specialist in 9mm CZ P-10 in FDE Colt Competition .45/9mm without a firing pin safety Colt Gold […]

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Colt announces the redesigned Gold Cup Trophy

The new Colt Gold Cup Trophy, available in .45 Automatic and 9mm Luger, redesigned to include an undercut trigger guard, upswept beavertail, dual spring recoil system, 25 lines per inch on the front strap and mainspring housing. Colt brand G10 stocks round out the recoil management package. This pistol does not use a firing pin […]

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