S.W.A.T., Nov. 2002, Page 42-45 By Walt Rauch Looking at the new Auto-Ordnance 1911A1 I wondered if anyone needs or would want yet another “plain-Jane” 1911A1. I thought to myself I have at least a half-dozen GI 1911s and they were all cheap. I reflected that during my college years as an NRA member I
Yes, new and improved, thanks to Kahr Arms! Combat Handguns, Dec. 2001, Page 46-51 By Bob & Sandy Rodgers Until now, in my opinion, putting the name Auto-Ordnance and 1911 together did not indicate quality. Economy, yes; reliability with GI ball, yes; accuracy, maybe; fit and finish, no. But, as they say, that was then
The New GUN WEEK, July 1, 2001, Page 6-7 By Jim Dickson These days, the world is awash with target .45 autos designed for combat matches. These matches-while fun-bear no resemblance to real combat where point shooting by instinct with a gun full of rust, dust, sand, and mud is the order of the day.