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Robert Campbell

About Robert Campbell

Robert K. Campbell has a background of over twenty years in law enforcement as a trainer, weapons tester, and a street cop and is one of the most prolific writers today on the subject of fighting weapons. He has been published in most of the better publications dealing with fighting firearms and edged weapons including American Rifleman and Guns & Ammo. He is also a contributing writer for Gunblast.com, the online magazine. His books, The Gun Digest Book of Personal Protection & Home Defense and Gun Digest® Shooter's Guide to the 1911, are available at GunDigestStore.com.

1911 Handgun Sights

A Look at 1911 Sights

By Robert Campbell The original 1911 sights were embryonic military style sights.They were more than bumps on the slide, but not much more, and they were not ideal for accurate fire. The 1911A1 featured improved sights but until the days of the National Match pistol there was little to choose from. Custom pistols miths...