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1911-Type Pistols

10-8 Performance Introduces Rear Sight for S&W 1911s

Hilton Yam's 10-8 Performance has introduced a replacement rear sight for Smith & Wesson 1911 fixed-sight model pistols. The sight body is contoured and dehorned for comfortable handling and carry. All rear sights feature a plain black blade finished in matte black oxide.

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Ruger's SR1911 Pistol

Ruger celebrated the M1911 centennial by introducing the SR1911, a hard-nosed pistol for purists, collectors and warriors. View our photo gallery of the new pistol that includes several photos not seen in the June "Arsenal" review of Ruger's SR1911 pistol.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR1911 Pistol

I found the SR1911 to be a fitting example of a 1911 pistol. It was well built of first-class materials, and it displayed excellent ergonomics; above average accuracy; and reliability.

Ruger Introduces 1911-Style Pistol

The single-action, .45-auto Ruger SR1911 arrives with a stainless steel slide, barstock frame, 5-inch barrel and bushing. The slide features rear cocking serrations and a dovetailed three-dot sight system with a Novak rear sight and standard front sight.

How to Get Your 1911 Ready for Backup Duty

Any backup pistol you carry must be counted on for accuracy, reliability, a crisp trigger, and visible sights. To achieve better accuracy with a 1911, a good barrel, barrel bushing fit and link, and tight slide to frame fit are necessary.

S&W Introduces Six 1911 E-Series Pistols

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

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

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

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.

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Use Reliable Pistol Magazines

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.

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