1911

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...

Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to the 1911

Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911

  My first handgun, technically, was a Thompson/Center Contender in .221 Fireball. As much fun as that one was to play around with for target shooting, it was hardly a suitable gun for self-defense. I moved from there to a stainless, two-inch barreled S&W 686 revolver, and then to a SIG Sauer P230 in...

The Stainless Gold Match II by Kimber, one of the many 1911s featured in "1911: The First 100 Years" by Patrick Sweeney

Did You Win the 1911 Books Giveaway?

Thanks to everyone who entered to win the "100 Years of the 1911 Bundle." One thing's for sure - whether you own a Colt, Kimber, Springfield, Ruger, Metro Arms, Remington or Wilson Pro, you love your 1911s!