In a world where manufacturers are constantly developing new firearms and products, it is refreshing to see just what is still being done to the venerable 1911. A variety of 1911 builders are showing that this old workhorse is still capable of evolution and improvement. In an almost cryptic way, 1911 pistols are the same but different. The body and soul of Mr. Browning’s work remains, but the fine tuning and improvements continue. While the market seems to be favoring polymer-framed, striker-fired guns, the 1911 has proven that it will always be around. Here is a brief look at some of the new products and developments in the 1911 world for 2017.

For more information about the 1911 pistols featured in the gallery above, please visit the following sites.

Browning 1911-22 Black Label Medallion

Chambers Custom Black Knight

Christensen Arms A-Series 1911s

Colt Competition Stainless

Colt Combat Commander

Colt Delta Elite Rail Gun

Iverson Custom Carry

Rock Island Armory G1 10mm

Ruger SR1911 Target

Springfield Armory EMP 4  CCC

Standard Manufacturing 1911s

STI HEX Tactical 3.0

Wilson Combat EDC X9

Wilson Combat X-TAC Elite


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