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United States Marine Corps settles the 9mm vs. .45acp debate for good

Colt 1911 .45acp

After 20+ years using the Beretta M9, known as the 92FS in the civilian community, the Marine Corps is going back the the battle-proven stopping power and accuracy of the 1911 .45acp. The M9 has faced decades of criticism for its lack of stopping power, reliability issues and accuracy problems. Now, the Marines are fighting back against the changeover to ...

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PARA C7 LDA .45 Review

Para-Ordnance 45 LDA is one of the few pistols that I ever shot that actually impressed me on the first pull of the trigger. For those of you not familiar with such guns, the LDA stands for, Light Double Action. If you automatically think of the old double action wheel guns that takes one hand to hold the gun while ...

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Blackhawk Serpa CQC Carbon Fiber Carry Holster [Review]

I’ve had my Kimber Custom II Target .45 ACP for awhile now, but hadn’t gotten around to getting a decent holster for it. I am not planning on using it as my carry piece, but might actually take it to the range for IDPA matches. Paddles are not to my liking, so it was going to have to be a ...

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Kimber Custom Target II .45 ACP – Range Report

A few months ago, I started look for something I could carry and use in IDPA matches. The final decision was between the STI Trojan 5.0 and Kimber’s Custom II Target and I was considering this purchase for several months. Ultimately, price and availability won out as both weapons shot well – the Kimber Custom Target II got purchased. I took ...

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