Tag Archives: 1911 Pistol

Smith and Wesson “E” Series 1911

There are any number of reasons that one might change out their Every Day Carry (EDC). A change to something smaller, lighter, and more compact might be one, or even the reverse may be true. Perhaps the firearm you are … Continue reading

My Brief and Personal Thoughts on the 1911 Pistol

“Designed by John Browning, the M1911 is the best-known of his designs to use the short recoil principle in its basic design. The pistol was widely copied, and this operating system rose to become the preeminent type of the 20th … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911 (Model No. 6700)

In an industry virtually swamped with 1911-based pistol choices, Sturm Ruger & Company decided to introduce a 1911-based pistol in 2011 of its own design, the Ruger SR1911 (Model No. 6700). While Ruger already had .45 ACP pistols as part … Continue reading