Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Gun of the Day- "One Hundred Years Old and STILL Champ" Edition

The M1911


Production history
Designer: John Browning
Designed: 1911 & 1927 (A1)
Number built: Over 2 million
Variants: M1911A1, RIA Officers
Weight: 2.44 lb (1,105 g) empty, w/ magazine (FM 23–35, 1940)
Length: 8.25 in (210 mm)
Barrel length: 5.03 in (127 mm), Government model;
4.25 in (108 mm), Commander model;
3.5 in (89 mm), Officer's ACP model
Cartridge: .45 ACP
Action: Short recoil operation
Muzzle velocity: 825 ft/s (251 m/s)
Feed system: 7-round standard detachable magazine

1 comment:

  1. When I was in I loved my 9mm. Still shoot the one I bought when I got out every weekend.