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Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic, compensated. Better got better.

Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic compensated, better got better. It was last year when I published the Coonan Classic .357 Magnum review, and you can read that by following this link.   When I was given the opportunity to review the Coonan Classic with factory compensator, I was interested in seeing what difference the comp made. The compensated model […]

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More on the 1911 magazine.

Since the subject of magazines comes up a lot… There is only one magazine design that presents the cartridge to the 1911’s chamber correctly and guarantees full controlled feed…as designed and intended. That would be the original or “GI” design that allows the rear of the cartridge to rise at close to the same angle […]

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SR1911 Target Model

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to introduce a new Target Model of the popular SR1911®. The full-sized, stainless steel Target Model features a Bomar-style, fully adjustable rear sight and an extended, ambidextrous manual safety. This new SR1911 in satin-finished stainless steel also features blackened controls with G-10 textured grips. All Ruger® […]

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Colt Competition Pistol™ in Super .38

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (October 28, 2016) – Fueling anticipation for what Colt considers to be a very exciting upcoming year, the legendary firearms manufacturer announces the release of a new model in it’s extremely well received Colt Competition Pistol™ line by adding the .38 Super cambering to the roster. “Competitors are very selective about the […]

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It is not just a slide stop.

The slide stop actually performs five functions if we don’t count the takedown feature.   If all it’s meant to do is act as a slide stop, then why go to the trouble of machining it to protrude from the frame and then go to even more trouble to cut a non-skid surface on it? […]

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9mm Addition to the SR1911® Line Ruger

New 9mm Addition to the SR1911® Line Ruger is excited to announce the addition of the SR1911® Lightweight Commander-Style pistol chambered in 9mm Luger. Like the SR1911® Lightweight Commander-Style pistol in .45 Auto, this 9mm version features a commander-length slide and an aluminum frame that weigh almost a half-pound less than the all-stainless steel Commander-Style […]

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