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Browning has seen a lot of success with its reduced-size .380 ACP 1911s, and the beautiful Black Label Medallion Pro Full Size is one of the latest models.  It is a lot of fun to shoot.

Review: Browning Black Label Medallion Pro

by James Tarr 0

The Browning Black Label Medallion Pro is a beautiful gun that is fun to shoot, and serves a wide variety or purposes.


Springfield Armory’s Venerable 1911 TRP, Now Available in 10mm

by Calvin Ross 0

Springfield Armory’s new 1911 TRP models can now be used with a 10mm cartridge, giving the versatile handgun more power than it has seen before.


Building A 1911 Long Slide

by Gus Norcross 10

There is something that draws me to long slide 1911s. I’m not sure exactly what it is but I like… more »



by Gus Norcross 1

It doesn’t look like much. A flat piece of spring steel slit in two places to form three legs which… more »


The 1911: Bo-Mar Rear Sight Installation

by Gus Norcross 1

After a couple decades of 1911 work, I can say that the most popular adjustable rear sight for 1911s is… more »


How to Mount Scope Rails on a 1911 for Bullseye Competition

by Gus Norcross 0

NRA Conventional Pistol or bullseye pistol competition was always about shooting iron-sighted pistols and revolvers until a couple decades ago… more »


Reloading Old Slabsides

by Robert W. Hunnicutt 0

I know this blog is supposed to be about gunsmithing, not reloading, but if you test-fire a lot of guns… more »


Browning Hi Power Upgrades: Thumb Safeties

by Gus Norcross 0

As a shooter who has lived with 1911s since the ’70s, my handgun comfort zone tends to include single-action pistols… more »


The 1911: The Importance Of Pin Sizes

by Gus Norcross 1

When I was a 19-year-old Cold War tank driver lugging around a World War II-era 1911A1, trigger creep wasn’t an… more »


The 1911: Dovetail Front Sights

by Gus Norcross 0

Up until 15 or 20 years ago, most 1911 front sights were staked to the slide. Staking worked OK for… more »

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