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S&W PC1911 and Les Baer Premier II Hit the Range

There are not many quality items that come at a discount price, which especially rings true when looking at 1911s.  Sure, you can pick up a shooter for around $500, but to get into a consistently high level of quality … Continue reading

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S&W PC1911… Still King of the Hill

   When it comes to handguns, I’m always looking for something better.  And by better, I mean more accurate.  Sure, there are many different ways to measure firearm value.  Concealability, capacity, ease of use, reliability, and other criteria come to … Continue reading

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Dan Wesson Specialist vs. S&W PC 1911

Today was a beautiful day in the greater Dallas area. Temps are coming down to the 70’s, and my oldest son and I decided to hit the local range.  He took his Savage Rascal .22, which by the way is … Continue reading

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S&W PC1911: Fresh Updates For a Great Pistol

“Don’t fix what’s not broken,” my father used to say. Well, like many other firearm owners I like to “fiddle” with things a bit. Meaning, just because something isn’t broken doesn’t mean it can’t be improved for an individual’s tastes. … Continue reading

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Sig Nitron 1911: Can It Hang with the S&W PC1911?

I recently acquired a 1911.  Well, another 1911.  This one is marketed by Sig as the Sig Tacpac Rail.  Basically, it’s a Sig Nitron Rail 1911 that comes in a case with a holster, two mags, a loader, and a … Continue reading

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S&W Performance Center 1911 Range Report and Comparison

My most recent acquisition is a S&W Performance Center 1911.  This post won’t go into detail about the firearm itself; see my previous blog post for that information.  However, since today was my first day at the range with this pistol … Continue reading

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S&W Performance Center 1911: Initial Impressions

I enjoy shooting handguns.  They are some of my favorite recreational firearms, and I like the challenge of punching holes in paper and improving my skills.  After many years of shooting and trying different firearms, I’ve developed a better sense of what works well … Continue reading

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