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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Mandalor or Pure Fuddlore?

Welcome everyone to the 79th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Mandalor or Pure Fuddlore? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 1911, Pistols, Cerakote, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, Mandalorian, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Rock Island 1911


Cabot Guns OAK Custom Collection “Blue Scorpion” Pistol

Cabot Guns OAK Custom Collection consists of one-of-a-kind 1911 pistols that look more like art museum exhibits. These guns represent a combination of the most amazing design ideas, rarest materials, and most complicated manufacturing and finishing techniques that thanks to the skills of Cabot designers and master gunsmiths become unique masterpieces. Today, we’ll take a […] Read More … The post Cabot Guns OAK Custom Collection “Blue Scorpion” Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Cabot, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Blue Scorpion, Stephen Parker, Ice Diamond-Like Carbon, OAK Custom, Otto Carter, Cabot Guns OAK Custom Collection, OAK Custom Collection Blue Scorpion Pistol


Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 Pistol in 10mm

A classic aesthetic 1911 model at a moderate price-point, chambered in a non-classic caliber. The Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 is now available in 10mm. The model is configured as a full-size 5″ gun, with an 8+1 capacity. Below: The Ronin 10 mm comes with a two-tone finish, with a stainless steel forged frame and forged carbon […] Read More … The post Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 Pistol in 10mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Springfield, Springfield Armory, 1911, Pistols, 10mm, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 1911 Ronin


Nighthawk Custom VIP Agent 2 Limited Edition Pistol

Nighthawk Custom, in collaboration with Turnbull Restoration and Agency Arms, have introduced a limited edition deluxe 1911 pistol called VIP Agent 2. The color case hardened frames and mammoth ivory grips make the appearance of each VIP Agent 2 pistol unique, as this centuries-old hardening/finishing technique and the fossil material always result in different patterns. The company […] Read More … The post Nighthawk Custom VIP Agent 2 Limited Edition Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Agency Arms, Turnbull Restoration, VIP Agent 2, Turnbull Restoration and Agency Arms


Buying vs Building A 1911 – Part 2, My Final Thoughts

Way back in March, during the early days of quarantine and the COVID outbreak, we published the first part of Buying vs Building a 1911. At the end of my Part 1 article, I said both were running flawlessly with all ammo types and it was dead even. Fast forward 6 months and about 2,000 […] Read More … The post Buying vs Building A 1911 – Part 2, My Final Thoughts appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 1911, Pistols, Gunsmithing, 45acp, Semi-Auto, Buy Vs Build, Sig Sauer Emperor Scorpion


The Thunder Ranch Combat Special by Nighthawk Custom

Fans of TFBTV must know that we’ve kept a close eye on Clint Smith and his training facility Thunder Ranch. Over the years Thunder Ranch has been coming out with more and more firearms with their name on it with some design changes spurred on by the man himself – Clint Smith. The Thunder Ranch […] Read More … The post The Thunder Ranch Combat Special by Nighthawk Custom appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, Semi-Auto, Clint Smith, Combat Special


American Tactical Unveils New FXH-45M Moxie 1911

American Tactical Inc, is a US manufacturer and worldwide importer of firearms, ammunition, and tactical equipment probably most famous for some of their 1911 pistols. They have just introduced the all-new FXH-45M Moxie 1911 pistol. The FXH-45M Moxie looks and feels different with an all-new barrel, slide, and sight set from a standard 1911 pistol. […] Read More … The post American Tactical Unveils New FXH-45M Moxie 1911 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Ati, Daily News, 1911, Pistols, Moxie, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, American Tactical Inc, FXH-45M


Samuel Colt Edition 1911 from Davidson’s, Colt, and Baron Engraving

The venerable 1911: love it or hate it, view it as outdated or enduring, it’s hard to argue against the design’s historical importance. It served as the US military’s standard issue sidearm for the majority of the 20th century, through multiple conflicts including two World Wars (not that any 1911 fanboy would ever let you […] Read More … The post Samuel Colt Edition 1911 from Davidson’s, Colt, and Baron Engraving appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Daily News, Samuel, Davidson, Samuel Colt, 1911, Colt, Pistols, Davidson's, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Baron Engraving


TFB Review: Wilson Combat HD/+P 1911 Magazines

Throughout my testing of the Buy vs Build 1911 series, I have come to realize there are various levels of quality 1911 magazines. I treat my 1911 magazines like modern polymer magazines and will let them drop freely onto the concrete while jamming a fresh mag in and keeping the lead onslaught continuous for the […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Wilson Combat HD/+P 1911 Magazines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Magazines, Wilson, Wilson Combat, 1911, Guns & Gear, TFB Review, 1911 Magazines, HD/+P, Wilson Combat Heavy Duty


Nighthawk Custom Shadow Hawk Long Slide Pistol

Nighthawk Custom has published a press release announcing the addition of a long slide pistol to their Shadow Hawk series of 1911-pattern handguns. In the description of this pistol, the company says: “Shadow Hawk Long Slide maintains all the features of its namesake, but in a 6” long slide configuration to create a supremely accurate […] Read More … The post Nighthawk Custom Shadow Hawk Long Slide Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, 6, Daily News, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Shadow Hawk Long Slide


Galco Gunleather Introduces a New Optics Friendly 1911 Holster

Galco Gunleather has often been at the forefront of this year’s new firearm releases. This time they’ve taken the old and mated it with the modern by introducing a new holster that is compatible with 1911’s that are equipped with red dot optics. The new 1911 Holster is on sale now and is only $49 […] Read More … The post Galco Gunleather Introduces a New Optics Friendly 1911 Holster appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, 1911, Shooting Accessories, Holster, Galco Gunleather, Holsters, Optics-Ready, Carry Optics, 1911 Carry Optics


Ed Brown FX2 – The First Trijicon RMRcc 1911

Almost simultaneously with Trijicon’s introduction of the RMRcc micro red dot sight, Ed Brown announced the release of their new FX2 pistol – a 1911 fitted with an RMRcc sight. In fact, the company claims that their new pistol is “the first Trijicon RMRcc 1911“. Let’s see what features Ed Brown FX2 pistol packs. As Adam Scepaniak mentioned in […] Read More … The post Ed Brown FX2 – The First Trijicon RMRcc 1911 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Trijicon, Ed Brown, 1911, Pistols, Red Dot, Semi-Auto, Reflex/Red Dot, Adam Scepaniak, RMRcc, Ed Brown FX2, FX2


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? K98K Custom PCC or Bubba Catastrophe?

Welcome everyone to the 60th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? K98K Custom PCC or Bubba Catastrophe? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 1911, Rifles, K98k, Bolt Action, 45 ACP, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, 45 ACP PCC, K98K Custom PCC


5 Reasons a 1911 is a Great Sidearm in the Apocalypse

Let’s do this! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is yet another apocalypse-themed article by yours truly. I will admit to you that while reviewing Springfield’s MIL-SPEC Defend Your Legacy 1911 I was bitten by the Browning bug and picked my side if need be. I have never had any desire to do a SHTF article, especially […] Read More … The post 5 Reasons a 1911 is a Great Sidearm in the Apocalypse appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Top 5, Guns, Editorial, Browning, Springfield, Post-Apocalyptic, 1911, Pistols, Mil-spec, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto


Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin Operator Commander – Now Shipping

We covered earlier this year that Springfield Armory had unveiled at SHOT Show 2020 a Ronin Operator Commander and Government model 1911, and finally the 4.25″ variant is shipping out from the Springfield factory. While many firearm manufacturers are dialing back their production due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and are innovating less, it is great to […] Read More … The post Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin Operator Commander – Now Shipping appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Springfield, Springfield Armory, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Ronin Operator Commander


Davidson’s Exclusive 1911 with Colt and Baron Engraving

The venerable 1911 – you’d be hard-pressed to find a shooter who isn’t at least broadly familiar with this classic design. Through 75 years of military service and countless variations on John Moses Browning’s original model, some have hated it and many have loved it. As it has aged, the 1911 has come to spark […] Read More … The post Davidson’s Exclusive 1911 with Colt and Baron Engraving appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Press Releases, Exclusive, Daily News, Davidson, John Moses Browning, 1911, Colt, Pistols, Davidson's, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 38 Super, Baron Engraving


Torture Testing an Expensive 1911: How Does the Alchemy .45 Do?

Brannon LeBouef of NOLATAC and the St Bernard Indoor Shooting Center reports back after 6 months and over 1000 rounds with the Alchemy Custom Weaponry “Brimstone” 1911 from Cabot Guns, in 45 ACP, in the Concealed Carry Officer size. This is a high-end custom 1911 handcrafted by a single gunsmith. This gun is flat out […] Read More … The post Torture Testing an Expensive 1911: How Does the Alchemy .45 Do? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Brimstone, Alchemy, ACP, Cabot Guns, 1911, Pistols, TFBTV, 45acp, Semi-Auto, Brannon LeBouef, Nolatac, St Bernard Indoor Shooting Center


Class is in Session! NEW Springfield Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911

Just when you thought school was out for the summer and it appears class is now back in session courtesy of Springfield Armory and host of other high-caliber outfits. Springfield Armory in collaboration with Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical and Wilson Combat have debuted a NEW Lipsey’s distributor exclusive of a Vickers Tactical Master Class […] Read More … The post Class is in Session! NEW Springfield Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Wilson, Springfield Armory, Larry Vickers, Master Class, Lipsey, 1911, Pistols, Vickers Tactical, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Springfield Vickers


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Aztec or Aztek?

Welcome to the 49th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only does it […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Aztec or Aztek? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Engraved, 1911, Pistols, Colt Government, Semi-Auto, 38 Super, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Gold Pistol


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Harley Quinn or the Fudd’s of Prey?

Welcome everyone to the 48th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or does it only have […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Harley Quinn or the Fudd’s of Prey? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Harley Quinn, Editorial, 1911, 9mm, Pistols, Fudd, Cerakote, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Gsg 1911


Cabot SOB 2.0 – The Second Son of Relic

Cabot Guns has released the remake of their SOB “Son of Relic” pistol that was introduced last year. One of the most unique features of SOB pistols is the incredibly beautiful sepia color of the finish that makes them look like guns from a vintage photo. Each of the two grip options of SOB 2.0 pistol, […] Read More … The post Cabot SOB 2.0 – The Second Son of Relic appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Cabot, Cabot Guns, 1911, Pistols, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, Sob, SOB 2.0, Son of Relic


TFBTV: BUL Armory SAS II Ultra-Light Review

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves reviews the BUL Armory SAS II Ultra-Light.  The BUL Armory SAS II UL is a 2011 (or double stack 1911) that he thought he was going to hate – no, that he wanted to hate. The BUL Armory SAS II UL is a polymer/alloy/steel hybrid made specifically to […] Read More … The post TFBTV: BUL Armory SAS II Ultra-Light Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, 2011, 1911, Pistols, TFBTV, BUL, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, BUL Armory


Nighthawk Custom Introduced Tactical Ready Series of Double Stack 1911s

Arkansas-based Nighthawk Custom have launched their new Tactical Ready Series of 9×19 double stack 1911s. The Tactical Ready Series or TRS includes the Commander and Comp, both feed from 17 round magazines and feature a monolithic slide, a lightweight aluminium Nighthawk Custom flat trigger, dimpled cocking serrations and a match grade barrel. The Commander has an overall […] Read More … The post Nighthawk Custom Introduced Tactical Ready Series of Double Stack 1911s appeared first on The Firea...
Tags: News, Guns, Arkansas, Daily News, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Product Announcement, Nighthawk Custom TRS, Tactical Ready Series


NY Shutdown Forces Kimber Mfg. to Cease Production During Pandemic

Kimber's Desert Warrior 1911 is among the many pistols the NY-based gun maker will be delaying production on. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Following New York's declaration that it is in a State of Emergency, New York-based Kimber Manufacturing Inc. was forced to close its NY manufacturing effective immediately. This is because NY is only allowing businesses that the government designates as essential to continue operation, and firearm manufacutrers and sellers are not among that list. In response,...
Tags: New York, Guns, Cdc, Montana, Alabama, Kimber, Kimber Manufacturing Inc, Yonkers, Grogan, Shooting Industry News, 1911, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Kimber Mfg Inc, Greg Grogan Kimber, NY Shutdown Forces Kimber Mfg, State of Emergency New York


Pistols Attributed to Al Capone and Pretty Boy Floyd to be Auctioned at RIAC

The catalog of upcoming Rock Island Premier Gun Auction is now published on the company’s website and as always, it is full of incredibly interesting, historical and rare firearms. In this article, we’ll take a look at two consecutive lots (#417 and #418) each containing a Colt pistol that despite being regular guns have high values […] Read More … The post Pistols Attributed to Al Capone and Pretty Boy Floyd to be Auctioned at RIAC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Auction, Daily News, Floyd, RIA, Al Capone, Rock Island, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, RIAC, Colt Model 1908, Pretty Boy Floyd


Thunder Rants, Ep. 1: Gun + Life Wisdom from Clint Smith

In this episode of TFBTV, @James Reeves brings you episode one of “Thunder Rants”. This series captures bits and pieces of knowledge dropped by Clint Smith while James was visiting Clint at Thunder Ranch in Oregon. You’ve got gun knowledge, life knowledge, and Clint’s opinions on horses and submarines. Thunder Ranch and in partnership with […] Read More … The post Thunder Rants, Ep. 1: Gun + Life Wisdom from Clint Smith appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Training, James, Reeves, Clint, 1911, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, Clint Smith


Dan Wesson Launch Affordable Vigil 1911 Series

If you’re a 1911 guy then you’ll be familiar with the work of Dan Wesson, known for quality, high-end 1911s. If you have ever been in the market for one of John Browning’s iconic pistols and just not had the cash to splash on some of Dan Wesson’s earlier offerings the new Vigil series might […] Read More … The post Dan Wesson Launch Affordable Vigil 1911 Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, John Browning, 1911, Pistols, Dan Wesson, Vigil, Product Announcement, Dan Wesson Vigil, Suppressor Ready 1911, Vigil 1911, Vigil CCO, Vigil Commander


NEW Nighthawk Custom – The Vice President Will See You Now

The announcement of the Vice President model 1911 marks the 3rd pistol in the Nighthawk Custom Boardroom Series which has already debuted the Chairman and the President. Like the other two models in the Boardroom Series, the Vice President is equally striking in appearance and the multitude of features it boasts so you will strike […] Read More … The post NEW Nighthawk Custom – The Vice President Will See You Now appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Vice President, Boardroom, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Product Announcement


The 1911 Dilemma – Buy vs Build a 1911 For $1,400 Part 1

In the AR15 market, asking what the best rifle for $1,400 bucks would probably start an all-out internet battle between some of you, but this is a bit different. Looking up 2011’s a couple weeks ago I started thinking I could probably build my own for the same amount if not cheaper than companies like […] Read More … The post The 1911 Dilemma – Buy vs Build a 1911 For $1,400 Part 1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 1911, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Surefire X300, Buy vs Build 1911, SIG Sauer 1911 Emperor Scorpion, Whats best series


Cabot Guns DRAGON FIRE Pistol – Art Redefined

Cabot Guns keeps pushing the boundaries of what is possible to do with firearms and in particular with the 1911 pistol in terms of materials and engravings. What they have accomplished with their Dragon Fire project is something beyond fine engraving. This pistol is more like a sculpture, a work of functional art which when […] Read More … The post Cabot Guns DRAGON FIRE Pistol – Art Redefined appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Cabot, Cabot Guns, 1911, Pistols, Lee Griffiths, Dragon Fire, FEGA



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