Pistols

SHOT Show 2011: New Kimber 1911s Unveiled

Kimber introduced a bunch of new 1911s at SHOT Show 2011, including a new HD or, "Heavy Duty" series of stainless pistols for concealed carry or tactical-police applications.

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In the Mood … Thanks to the 1911

Have you ever heard a song that triggers a sudden and unexpected rush of emotions or memories from the past? If you have, then you can understand my affection for the 1911.

Thoughts on the 1911

As we all know, 2011 is the centennial of the most popular handgun in the world, the Model 1911. Just this last weekend, though, as I was shooting my Taurus PT1911 in .38 Super, the question occurred to me: just what makes a 1911 a 1911?