Cabot National Standard

Preview: Cabot National Standard

Cabot Guns’ lineup of investment-grade custom M1911s are as well-known for its extremely tight tolerances and superb mechanical accuracy (capable of 1.5" or smaller groups at 25 yards), as they are for their exquisite presentations and exotic construction materials.

Wilson Combat Expands Manufacturing, Adds Jobs

A record-setting manufacturing pace for Wilson Combat led the company to expand its space and workforce.

5 Great 1911s Seen at SHOT Show 2020

Among the incredible number of new handguns seen at SHOT Show 2020, five 1911-style guns stood out. Check out these new models here.

The Keefe Report: CMP 1911s—Wonka Golden Ticket Unlikely

In case you think you're going to get the Golden M1911 and remodel your dream home from the sale of a mint Singer you got for $50, think again.

Para USA Elite Stainless

The creators of the “double-stack” .45 are back and ready to turn up the heat in the M1911 consumer market. Meet the Para USA Elite Stainless, our latest Gun of the Week.

Gun of the Week: Para USA Elite Stainless

Associate Editor Joe Kurtenbach discusses the Para USA Elite Stainless, the latest addition to our Gun of the Week series.

Winchester Win 1911 Pistol Ammunition

Winchester's Win 1911 ammunition was designed for optimal performance in the M1911 platform.

Breaking in Precision 1911s

High-quality, precision 1911s come off the factory floor with much tighter tolerances than the models of previous generations. As such, they need a more careful introduction to the range.

1911s Tighter

Some believe that the original 1911s had tighter tolerances than today’s guns, but since they were intended for field duty that is probably not the case.

Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911s

The renowned Smith & Wesson Performance Center used SHOT Show to unveil two products that should make diehard 1911 fans swoon: the Performance Center Custom SW1911 and the SW1911 Bobtail (pictured).

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