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Top 5 Service Pistols


A wiser man than us once said, “The only purpose for a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should have never laid down”. This however doesn’t mean that pistols do not have their niches and fill roles where a long gun is too cumbersome or unnecessary. In this installment of [Read More…]

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Museums at Normandy

Part of my trip to the UK took my to Le Havre, France. Being so close, I had to go to Normandy and see Omaha Beach. I went to the Normandy American Cemetary. The visitor center has a wonderful exhibit with a few firearms inside. Springfield M1. German [Read More…]

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BCM Gunfighter 1911

Bravo Company USA recently debuted their new Gunfighter 1911, a collaboration between BCM’s Gunfighter instructors and the 1911 makers Wilson Combat. They retail at a hefty $3290, currently you can reserve one and they’ll be shipped out as they’re [Read More…]

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Highlights of the MEU

The MEU stands for Marine Expeditionary Unit. In this video you get to see Force Recon practicing with their M4s and Colt 1911s.     In the video you get to see a clever rolling target to simulate a moving target.

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Shotgun 1911 From Thailand

The folks over at Recoil posted these pictures of what looks like a custom single shot shotgun 1911 from Thailand. I couldn’t find much info about it, an image search showed this forum thread in Thai. I wonder how much it hurts when you shoot it.

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