[SHOT 2024] Kimber Releases New KDS9C Double Stack 9mm 1911 Platform

In an exciting reveal at the 2024 SHOT Show, Kimber unveiled its latest product, the KDS9C Double Stack 9mm 1911, a modern retelling of the classic model 1911.

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New Cabot Insurrection Double-Stack 9mm Pistols

Cabot Guns have introduced their first double-stack 9mm pistol, the Insurrection. According to the company, what sets the Cabot Insurrection pistol apart isn’t just its remarkable build quality; it’s the innovative features that truly make it stand out. Well, let’s take a look at these features.

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TFB Review: TYPE-A EG11 6,000 Round Review

Welcome back to another TFB Review. Today, we will be looking at the extended review of my TYPE-A EG11 pistol from TYPE-A Rifle Company. In the last couple of years, several companies have come out with their version of the high-end 2011-style firearm. Everyone from Dan Wesson, Fowler Industries, Nighthawk, and Wilson Combat has come out with variations of the 1911 double-stack pistol. Back at SHOT Show 2023, BG Defense announced their EG 11, their own variation of the 1911 double stack style firearm. After roughly 8 months and well over 6,000 rounds through this pistol, let’s take a look at the Type-A EG11 pistol.

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New Steel: A Double-Stack EAA Corp / Girsan Witness2311

EAA Corp has just announced the Girsan Witness2311, as the first affordable double-stack 1911 pistol. Chambered in either 9mm, 45ACP, or 10mm, the Witness2311 will be available to the retail market soon, apparently making its debut at the upcoming 2023 SHOT Show in mid January. With a starting price of $999, EAA intends to make the double-stack 1911 more accessible to the budget-minded shooter. Additional details can be found below.

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Alchemy Custom Weaponry QUANTICO Pistols

Alchemy Custom Weaponry has introduced a new series of custom 1911 pistols dubbed Quantico. This family of pistols currently includes two models – Quantico and Quantico HiCap. The main difference between the two is that Quantico is a single stack .45 ACP gun whereas the Quantico HiCap is a double-stack 9mm pistol. Let’s see what features the Alchemy Custom Weaponry Quantico pistols pack.

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(Re-)Introducing the Handgun Efficiency Chart: What Carry Pistols are the Most Efficient?

Not at all? Just me?

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The 6 Best, Most Practical Pistols for Concealed Carry (9mm Double Stack)

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves ranks the six best double stack 9mm handguns for concealed carry by efficiency. In other words, which double stack 9mm handguns are the most efficient EDC/carry guns based on capacity versus their size and weight? It’s a tough question, and James has spent years of his life trying to find the answers.

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STI International HAWK 5.0 Pistol

STI International has introduced a new 2011 pistol called HAWK 5.0. The 2011-series of pistols are basically 1911 pistols with a modular glass reinforced polymer made frame featuring wider magazine well to accommodate double stack magazines.

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UPDATE: Go from a Single-Stack 1911 to a Double-Stack?… Nighthawk Custom will CONVERT your 9mm

[UPDATE: This article originally posted that Nighthawk Custom customers could send in Nighthawk Custom pistols they already own to have a Double-Stack Conversion applied to their Single-Stack 1911 models. This is INCORRECT and an error of the author of this article. I personally, and we at TFB, apologize for the confusion this created. Please read on to be informed as to what NIghthawk Custom can now offer to you.]

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STI Brings New Double Stack Guns Out For 2017 | SHOT 2017

STI makes some of the coolest double stack 1911s on the market. For 2017 they have introduced more guns for competitors, tactical shooters, and even concealed carriers.

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NEW: One mag pouch to hold them all…

(Hat tip to Soldier Systems Daily)

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Bersa Thunder Combat Plus

Bersa was founded in the 1950s by Ercole Montini, Benso Bonadimani, and Savino Caselli. The company, which is based in Argentina, got its start manufacturing parts for a company by the name of Ballester-Molina (a company which is now out of business). They did eventually begin designing their own guns starting with a handgun called the Luan which was based on a Ballester model. It wasn’t until 1994 that they came out with the Bersa Thunder series which is comprised of various calibers and two designs, one blowback and one locked breech.

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H&K Announces P30SK Compact 9mm Pistol

Heckler and Koch have announced a compact variant of their excellent P30 series of hammer-fired polymer framed handguns. From the press release:

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Sig Sauer P227 Nitron

Great review of the Sig P227 on Guns America. I only got a chance to hold the P227 at this past SHOT Show. It is surprisingly slender for a double stack 45.

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