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As many gun owners are quick to remind, 1911s won two World Wars and the fascination with John Browning’s design hasn’t dwindled since Allies meet Axis. If you’re dying to have your own piece of gun history or you just can’t get enough of that 1911 design, let us do the heavy lifting with some
11/11/19 2:52 AM | by Chris Eger Those searching for a good deal on a standard GI-style 1911 should look at Auto-Ordnance’s American-made offering. WHAT IS A TRUE M1911A1, ANYWAY? Adopted as “Pistol, Automatic, Caliber .45, M1911,” in 1911 after an extended period of trials and competition that saw handguns submitted not only Bergman, Luger, Savage, Webley-Fosbery and
12/17/19 2:55 AM | by Chris Eger When it comes to American-made “GI .45″s in the $500 range, the Auto-Ordnance M1911A1 delivered at the range. Since 1999, the Kahr Firearms Group has included the AO brand in its portfolio, with production at the company’s current Worcester, Mass facility. Their 1911 BKO longslide is an ode to the famous M1911A1 line used
By Frank JardimNovember 6, 2019 If you love World War II history, you have Auto-Ordnance Corporation to thank for making the iconic Thompson submachine-gun (semi-auto), M1 Carbine, and M1911A1 pistol in their standard, GI issue form. If you love art, you should know that they also offer 10 different custom, military themed commemorative models of
Date: August 11, 2019 When They Went to War, They Carried A Powerful Handgun THE 1911A1, IN COMBAT, WAS A PRIZED WEAPON TO CARRY Seth set in his firing position staring west into the darkness. He had been on this stinking Island, not counting this morning, for 21 days. It is early morning 7 July
The M1 Garand tends to get most of the American WWII glory, but it’s not the only cool firearm from the ’40s! If you’re looking to expand your gun collection or maybe add a rifle that has significance to American warfighters, you should take a look at the M1 Carbine. Click here to continue reading