Way Up North: It's My Turn
to weigh in on the M1911A1 vs. whatever-else-ya-got debate.
Say Uncle links to an article claiming that 1911s are good business for gunsmiths. Perhaps.
It's a proven & well-tested platform. It has a 100-year-old record as an effective sidearm. Many have complained about the reliability (?), the problems ... oh, they have problems galore, to hear them tell it. Failure to feed, failure to eject, poorly-designed magazines (I don't get that one at all), and the litany goes on and on. [read more]