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Greatest Cartridges: The Indispensable .45 ACP

When it comes to pistol ammo, there is perhaps no more renowned cartridge than the .45 ACP. The heavy round earned its stripes and grew in popularity after nearly three-quarters of a century of service as the U.S. Military's sidearm.

Solid Concepts is putting it 3D printed 1911 on the market.

3D Printed Metal Gun Hitting the Market

Your shot to own a piece of firearms future is here. The company that produced the first 3D printed metal gun is now putting its take of the 1911 on the market in limited editions.

Win1911 Ammunition, specifically tailored for one of the world's most iconic pistols.

Winchester Releases Ammo Tailored for Iconic 1911

The Model 1911 is perhaps one of the world's most popular pistols, having earned its stripes in some of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th Century. Now one manufacturer has introduced ammunition specifically tailored for top performance in the historic handgun.

A 3D printed 1911, created by Solid Concepts through a process know as Selective Laser Sintering.

Check Out the World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun!

What does the future of firearms manufacturing look like? If this video clip is any indication, 3D printing has the potential to play a large role. A company recently produced what it claims is the first printed metal gun, a .45 ACP 1911 that shoots pretty dang well.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, in Normandy with troops and a mighty 155mm cannon, as it appeared in 'LIFE" magazine a while back.

Gun Quotes: Eisenhower on being Mightily Armed

He may have been speaking towards being armed for global conflict, but President Eisenhower’s words from yesteryear ring just as true for today’s private gun owning citizenry. “Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be tempted to risk his own destruction.”—General Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S....

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...