Tag Archives | .45 ACP

1911 School, Feeding Part 2 of 3.

The 1911 style pistol with internal extractor, as originally designed. The extractor’s role in feeding is often misunderstood and underestimated. Most important is the deflection. That is, the amount of the wall behind the claw that protrudes beyond the guide block into the breech area…and this is where I’ve found problems in pistols produced in […]

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Dan Wesson Discretion, where have you been all my life?

My first experience with Dan Wesson was when I reviewed the ECO a few years ago, you can find my review here, Dan Wesson ECO. Since then I have completed reviews on the Bruin and PM-C and now the Discretion. I have come to understand that Dan Wesson makes a fine handgun, and when the new Discretion arrived for […]

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