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First Look: Colt Competition Pistol

by Evan Brune 0

  The new 1911-style Colt Competition Pistol, which is available in both .45 ACP and 9mm, incorporates Colt’s innovative Dual… more »


New Springfield Armory 1911s for 2016

by G&A Online Editors 0

For 2016, Springfield Armory released 19 new guns. Some were totally new, like the four-inch 1911-style EMP, while others were… more »


New Kimber Products for 2016

by Evan Brune 0

Kimber announced the addition of new models, features and caliber extensions to its 2016 product lineup. In addition to giving… more »


A Colt 1911 With History

by Patrick Sweeney 0

Regular readers may have recognized a Colt 1911 that has been in a previous column. I have to thank that pistol… more »


Guns and Cars: Les Baer’s Two Passions

by Eric R. Poole 0

Gun guys are often car guys, and Les Baer is one clear example. In his warehouse are nine flawless, low-mileage… more »


Kimber Introduces 2015 Summer Collection

by G&A Online Editors 0

Kimber has introduced its 2015 Summer Collection, a group of special edition pistols that includes both 1911 and Micro models. The… more »


Nighthawk Custom Guns & Ammo Signature 1911 to Auction for HAVA

by G&A Staff 1

CLICK HERE to bid on the Nighthawk Custom Guns & Ammo Signature 1911 serial number GA00001 at to support our veterans…. more »


First Look: New Colt 1911s for 2015

by G&A Online Editors 13

Colt has announced the introduction of several new handguns leading into the 2015 SHOT Show. The new releases expand on… more »


First Look: Ruger SR1911 Lightweight Commander

by G&A Online Editors 17

Ruger has introduced the SR 1911 Lightweight Commander, a new compact version of its popular SR1911 Commander that weighs about 7 ounces less… more »


At the Range: Rock Island .22 TCM Pistol & Armscor .22 TCM Ammo

by Guns & Ammo TV 3

Armscor/Rock Island Armory has been making waves in the shooting industry with the development of its new cartridge, the .22 TCM… more »


New Magnum Research Stainless Steel Desert Eagle 1911s

by G&A Online Editors 1

Magnum Research has introduced three new stainless steel models to its Desert Eagle 1911 line of pistols. The Desert Eagle… more »


MKS Supply Introduces New 1911A1 WWII Replica

by G&A Online Editors 3

MKS Supply has announced that it is now introducing a faithful copy of the original 1911A1 Government Model pistol made famous… more »


First Look: Browning Black Label 1911-380

by G&A Staff 31

Two of John M. Browning’s original inventions, the Model 1911 handgun and the .380 ACP cartridge, have been brought together… more »


New Desert Eagle 1911s from Magnum Research & Cabela’s

by G&A Online Editors 11

Magnum Research, Inc. has partnered with Cabela’s to offer four new designs to their Desert Eagle 1911 line of pistols…. more »

Kimber summer 2014 collection of 1911 pistols

Kimber Introduces 2014 Summer Collection

by G&A Online Editors 0

Kimber has introduced a new group of special edition 1911 pistols, known as the 2014 Summer Collection. The special lineup includes the… more »


First Look: Rock Island Armory A380 “Baby Rock”

by G&A Online Editors 30

Building off their line of 1911-style pistols, Armscor USA/Rock Island Armory is introducing a new offering to the concealed carry market…. more »


First Look: Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer 9mm

by Dusty Gibson 4

The Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer 9mm is the newest extension to Springfield’s line of 1911 pistols. Built from the… more »


Gear Guide: Best 1911 Grips on the Market

by B. Gil Horman 10

The unflagging popularity of full-size 1911 pistols and their clones keep the market ripe with all kinds of parts and… more »


Are 1911 Rail Guns Better than the Original?

by Dusty Gibson 11

Perhaps the most polarized debate among 1911 aficionados is whether the integral Picatinny rail is welcome on John Browning’s classic… more »

Auto-Ordnance Thompson TCA 1911

Introducing the Auto-Ordnance Thompson TCA 1911

by G&A Online Editors 0

Auto-Ordnance introduced its new Auto-Ordnance Thompson TCA 1911 at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Sporting the famous Thompson… more »


Introducing the Kimber Master Carry Series .45 ACP Pistols

by G&A Online Editors 1

Kimber introduced its brand new line of .45 ACP handguns, the Kimber Master Carry Series .45 ACP pistols, at the… more »

Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent at the Range with Red Jacket

by Will Hayden 12

On this week’s show, you’ll see the time we spent with the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent. He was in… more »

Christmas 1911

Santa Shoots “Jingle Bells” with his 1911

by G&A Online Editors 0

Merry Christmas from G&A!


G&A Accuracy Test: Today’s Model 1911

by Robert Kolesar 3

Accuracy in a pistol can’t be judged easily; the uses to which it could be put create too many competing… more »

Shooting Obregon

The Best .45 Auto: The Obregon Auto Pistol

by Garry James 45

When one thinks of countries known for innovative firearms design, Mexico is not one that immediately comes to mind. But… more »

Rarest 1911's - Browning Colt 1911

Rarest 1911 Ever: Browning’s Original Army Prototype

by Guns & Ammo TV 15

Craig Boddington recently traveled to the John M. Browning Firearms museum to check out the two rarest 1911s ever—the original… more »

Springfield 1911 Range Officer

The Springfield 1911 Range Officer

by Guns & Ammo TV 21

Rob Leatham of Springfield Armory and Patrick Sweeney review the new Springfield 1911 Range Officer in .45 ACP. The Range… more »

#4Kobra Carry

Bob-Tail 1911s: Passing Fad or Functional Innovation

by Dan Johnson 41

A few years ago, Ed Brown introduced an eye-catching Commander-size 1911 called the Kobra Carry. The most distinctive feature was… more »

This season, PDTV used Nighthawk GRP Recon and Falcon 45 ACP 1911 pistols.

Guns of PDTV: Nighthawk Pistols

by Scott E. Mayer 2

This season, George is using a pair of 1911 pistols from Nighthawk—the Falcon (r.), and the GRP Recon (l.)—both chambered… more »

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