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S&W Introduces Six 1911 E-Series Pistols

January 26, 2011
Smith & Wesson will introduce six 1911 E-Series pistols that are machined to exacting tolerances and built with a variety of custom features. The 1911 E-Series pistols are designed with a new precision hand-fit trigger and are available in both traditional grips and round-butt models.

SHOT Show 2011: Para USA Brings 14 1911 Pistols

January 19, 2011
Para USA will introduce 14 1911-style pistols during the centennial year of the iconic sidearm, including two special-edition versions, the company announced at SHOT Show 2011.

Kimber Adds Trio of .45 ACP Pistols to TLE Line

January 5, 2011
Kimber has introduced the Ultra TLE II, Stainless Ultra TLE II and Stainless Pro TLE II pistols chambered in .45 ACP.

100th Anniversary Colt 1911 One of SHOT Show Auction Guns

December 29, 2010
A specially engraved Colt 1911 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the sidearm and featuring the Serial Number 1911COLT2011 is being featured as the SHOT Show 2011 auction gun.

Use Reliable Pistol Magazines

December 28, 2010
Most firearm owner's manuals cover magazine maintenance. It isn't always necessary to disassemble the entire magazine for cleaning after every range session, but it is necessary to wipe the follower and lips with a cotton patch or cloth after every range session.

Wilson Combat Produces Centennial 1911 Pistol

December 21, 2010
The company announced the 1911: The New Wilson Combat Contemporary Classic pistol on its blog, saying it has built "a modern version of what Browning might have originally envisioned."

Remington Model R1 1911 Pistol

November 5, 2010

One of the newest manufacturers of 1911s, Remington is actually an old hand at making these pistols. Recently, I had the chance to field test a preproduction Remington R1 1911.

Is the 1911 Still Viable for Law Officers?

September 30, 2010
The main reason the M1911 is so successful is its grip angle. It's a natural pointer. The pistol takes advantage of the hand's natural geometry to promote accuracy, and the angle also makes the gun a pleasure to shoot. Having said that, certain steps must be taken to make the M1911 ready for carry.

Practicing With a .22 Target Pistol

June 8, 2010
Most officers have incorporated the .22 at some point during their careers or may have become familiar with it during their youth through informal target practice and plinking. For those who want to improve their qualification scores and increase their confidence on the street, an effective next step is a dedicated target pistol designed around the .22 cartridge.

How to Clear a Jammed 1911 Pistol

May 28, 2010

A balky 1911 .45 ACP is brought to heel by a young tactical officer who possesses great skill at executing a "tap and rack" maneuver to overcome a weapon malfunction. Worn out feed lips or other magazine issues often cause these malfunctions.

Remington 1911 R1 Pistol

May 26, 2010

Remington has reentered the handgun business with the new 1911 R1, manufactured under the ERPC brand. The company last made 1911s during World War I. This new model is a 1911A1 variant with some outstanding modern upgrades. Remington says this 1911 is just the first model in an extensive line. By the end of this year, it plans to offer a stainless-steel model. Other models under consideration include a Commander-style 1911, 1911-style pistols chambered for calibers other than .45 auto, and perhaps a centennial model for 2011.

Remington Will Release 1911 Pistol In June

April 22, 2010
The Remington-branded 1911 R1 is an A1 variant of the 1911 with modern upgrades. Like the original 1911, the 1911 R1 has a flat mainspring housing, short trigger and double-diamond, walnut grips.

Officers Go Hands-on With 1911s at POLICE-TREXPO Range Day

April 6, 2010
Manufacturer reps from SIG Sauer, Kimber, DoubleStar, and others set up tables with 1911-type pistols, a few sniper rifles, and a custom AR-15.

DoubleStar 1911 Pistol

January 31, 2010

The DoubleStar 1911 is pretty basic - in a good way. Other than the ubiquitous light rail, the design is pretty much what John Browning intended with all of the functions and features exactly where an experienced 1911 shooter would expect them to be.

Taurus PT1911 Pistol

December 21, 2009

Nutnfancy reviews the Taurus PT1911. The duty pistol delivers a lot of value for its $650 price tag. The model shown, a PT1911 AL (aluminum frame), weighs 40 ounces and offers a capacity of 8 + 1. Read POLICE Magazine's Taurus 1911 review.

Remington May Bring 1911 Pistol to 2010 SHOT Show

December 1, 2009
The company best known for its pervasive Model 870 shotgun is testing a 1911-type pistol that may be ready to be introduced at the SHOT Show in January.

Handguns: 2009

October 29, 2009

The gun manufacturers have been busy building some truly innovative firearms for law enforcement in 2009. The following is a quick look at some of the more interesting handgun models that have come to the attention of POLICE in recent months. Some of these weapons have been featured in our "Arsenal" firearms review features. Others are on our radar for future articles.

Handguns 2009

May 1, 2009

The following is a quick look at some of the more interesting handgun models that have come to the attention of POLICE in recent months. Some of these weapons have been featured in our "Arsenal" firearms review features. Others are on our radar for future articles.

Taurus PT1911B Semi-Auto Pistol

October 1, 2007

The PT1911, like other handguns in the Taurus line, sports a lot of really nice "custom" features, it is made from high-quality components and, best of all, it's affordably priced at around $703. Here's my up close and personal look at this gun.

Para-Ordnance Carry 9 LDA

September 1, 2007

The Canadian firm of Para-Ordnance has been a trailblazer when it comes to improving the classic 1911 pistol. One of the company's most radical concepts is the Light Double Action (LDA) trigger mechanism, which can be found on its new Carry 9 LDA.

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