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Two 1911s at the Range: Les Baer Premier II and Dan Wesson Specialist

1911s are a curious thing.  As a design over 100 years old, they should be obsolete relics fit only for museum cases and antique shops.  Think of most machines or advanced technologies from this timeframe… many are no longer in … Continue reading

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A Changing of the Guard in the 9mm Stable

Good guns are easy to find, but great ones are truly special.  In today’s market, it’s hard to find a handgun from a major manufacturer that doesn’t function as it should with a reasonable degree of accuracy and reliability.  For … Continue reading

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A “Special” Specialist

Welcome to my first blog post in well over a year.  Since my last post, I’ve changed jobs and moved half-way across the country… now calling the Lone Star State home.  Needless to say, it’s been very busy and blogging … Continue reading

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1911 9mm: Springfield Loaded Target

A couple years ago, I thought I didn’t need any more handguns (ha ha, what a fool I was).  On a forum I frequent, I posed a question:  What Should I Get?  Essentially, I was looking for input from other … Continue reading

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Why The 1911

I enjoy firearms; they are my hobby.  And, out of all firearms, I enjoy handguns the most.  They present the most challenging aspect of shooting (in my opinion) and can be utilized in short indoor ranges or vast outdoor expanses. … Continue reading

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Kimber Classic Custom Target Needs Some Love?

My S&W Performance Center 1911 is an amazing pistol, hand assembled by experienced gunsmiths and capable of being compared with the “big boys” in the semi-custom industry.  My Sig Nitron Rail 1911 is a very utilitarian weapons with features I … Continue reading

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Sig Nitron Rail 1911 vs. S&W Performance Center 1911: Reboot

If you have read any of my previous blog entries, you know that I’ve recently acquired both a S&W Performance Center 1911 and a Sig Nitron Rail 1911.  And, I’ve made some modifications to both.  Most notably I’ve reduced the trigger … Continue reading

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