If you’re lucky the barrel will drop right in. Most will find that some fitting will be needed at the rear of the barrel hood. Ideally what you want is a barrel that locks up solidly with the barrel bushing, barrel lugs into the slide recesses and finally the barrel [Read More…]
For those not familiar with the 38 Super it’s an older law enforcement round widely in use during the 1930’s since it would penetrate the crude body armor of the time. The 1911 in 45 acp was also widely used but took a backseat to the 38 Super once the gangsters [Read More…]
The short answer is “absolutely”, and the longer answer is “yes, think of it as a hot 9mm.” Caleb, whom I sometimes think has more carry guns than I have guns, writes about the suitability of the .38 Super for self defense.
I let y’all down! Somehow the Taurus 1911 pistols chambering 9mm Luger/Parabellum and .38 Super which were launched earlier this year slipped below my radar. The .38 Super model is very similar to the 9mm. Both types of are also available in a blued finish. You [Read More…]