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AGI Announces Hands-On Gunsmithing Course for the Colt 1911 NEW American Gunsmithing Institute Instructor-led-training course, taught by Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap, runs Sept. 21 – 25, 2015. Napa, Calif. (September 2015) – (1911Vault.com) – American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI), producers of the most authoritative Gunsmithing DVD courses, is pleased to offer gunsmiths and students aDesign, Function …View full post
COONAN COMPACT LIMITED EDITION .357 MAGNUM Only Available until June 30, 2015 Blaine, MN – (1911Vault.com) – Coonan Inc., manufacturer of the unique custom 1911 chambered in .357 Magnum, introduces a new Limited Edition Compact model. The Coonan .357 Magnum Compact packs a powerful punch in a small package. This custom 1911 delivers personal protection …View full post
STI’s “Triple Threat” Inside American Handgunner Sept/Oct Issue (1911Vault.com) – Fun comes in threes in Handgunner’s September/October cover story, which highlights a capable trio of STI 1911s. Examining three guns with three distinct roles, Publisher Roy Huntington had several positive things to say after handling STI’s Tactical SS, DVC Limited 2011 and Escort. “I honestly …View full post
American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz discusses Browning Black Label 1911-380, an 85% scale version of the original M1911, chambered in .380 ACP. Browning Black Label 1911-380: Item Number: 051904492 UPC: 023614044451 Caliber: 380 Barrel Length: 4 1/4″ Overall Length: 7 1/2″ Weight: 18 oz Magazine Capacity: 8 Sight Radius: 5 3/8″ Barrel Finish: Matte Receiver Finish: …View full post
Christensen Arms Now Produce Frames and Slides for their 1911 Stainless and Titanium Pistol Line In-House Christensen Arms move to incorporate the manufacture of all 1911 frames and slides for their stainless and titanium pistols results in cost savings to be realized by 1911 enthusiasts. GUNNISON, UT (June 2014) – (1911Vault.com) – Christensen Arms®, manufacturers of …View full post
It is official, my wife is becoming a 1911 fan! She recently fired her first rounds through the Rock Island Armory TCM TAC Ultra FS, and it was a game changer for her. Read the full post on ArmsVault: Rock Island Armory TCM TAC Ultra FS for Home DefenseView full post
Brownells 1911 Catalog #11 Now Available MONTEZUMA, Iowa – (1911Vault.com) – Brownells has proudly released the 11th edition of its very popular catalog specifically for the 1911, which is entirely devoted to John Browning’s timeless pistol design. With more than 70 pages of the parts, tools and accessories for building, repairing and maintaining America’s favorite …View full post