Pistols

STI V.I.P. Compact Carry .45

S.T.I. International has a new compact hi-cap .45 designed specifically for CCW holders, called the V.I.P. The new gun holds ten rounds, and is obviously designed to give people an alternative to carrying a Glock 30. The main plus over the 30 is it’s 1911 layout which includes a frame mounted sweep-down safety. It’s main disadvantage, compared to the G30, …

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Taurus Introduces the PT-145 Mini .45.

Taurus has a mini .45 carry gun, called the PT-145, that may just be worth taking a look at. I recently spoke with Charlie Cutshaw, who is a well-known gunwriter and assistant editor of Jane’s Infantry Weapons, and he informed me that the PT-145 has become his personal carry piece. In fact, he pretty much raved about it. Charlie also …

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Larry Vickers Custom 1911

We all know that $4,000 to $5,000 for a custom 1911 is probably on the outrageous side, and that one’s money would probably be better spent on a Glock (or slightly modified Kimber) and a whole lot of ammo and training. However, that being said, "American Handgunner" just did a fluff piece on a "Special Operations" 1911 by Larry Vickers, …

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Dawson Precision’s New Tactical Advantage 1911 Pistol

Dave Dawson is primarily known for the competition guns he builds for Todd Jarrett. Well, Dave has now come out with what he calls the "Tactical Advantage" pistol. The "Tactical Advantage" is a custom 1911 single-stack defense gun that can also incorporate Dawson’s new "light speed" rail system for mounting a light/laser unit underneath the dust cover. We’ve heard that …

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Interested in Luger Pistols? You Might Want to Read This.

We are very proud to announce you our third E-book relating the Luger pistol. No doubt it is a document that will greatly improve your knowledge on the subject. Today, on the Web , E-books on firearms quite rare. Here is a place where that fact is contradicted : CLICK HERE Content of our E-book: A brief look at the …

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New Valtro 1911

There’s a new 1911 just coming onto the market that has received some very positive reviews by some very experienced people. The Valtro 1998 A1 is the brainchild of John Jardine, nephew of the late great Armand Swenson. John is a gunsmith in his own right(after all, he learned from one of the best), and can modify the pistols even …

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