Sureshootin’ 1911s – now from the folks at Kahr Arms! On Target, April 2005, Page 32-34 By Bob & Sandy Rodgers In 1999, Kahr Arms purchased Thompson/Auto-Ordnance. Along with any physical assets included in the buyout were certain intangibles, among these, name recognition and reputation. In the case of Auto-Ordnance, it would be
At the NRA Museum, Tommy Gun Devotees Can Zero In on a Classic Style, The Washington Post, March 22, 2004 By Stephen Hunter (Washington Post Staff Writer) At 2:23 p.m. on Nov.1, 1950, news suddenly arrived at the Secret Service office in the East Wing of the White House that across the street, men were
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.