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  1. 1911 Recoil vs .357 Magnum

    General Gun Discussion
    I'm looking to buy my first 1911 this holiday. I'm going to try firing one before I buy one, but I've read numerous forum discussions on the recoil of the .45 auto through the 1911 platform. Almost everyone online says it's somewhere between a 9mm and a 357 magnum recoil-wise; not as snappy as...
  2. Taurus PT-145 Millennium Pro

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Hey y'all, I'm relatively new to handguns, so I'm not very confident yet in regards to values and legalities. Anyways, I'm looking to buy a handgun from a buddy of mine's dad, specifically a Taurus PT-145 Millennium Pro non-stainless, good condition. It will come with an extra mag, outside the...
  3. American Military puts the .45 Auto back to work .

    General Gun Discussion
    From the desk of Gun-Zilla ! The good old .45 Automatic is the gun of choice , again for American military personel . Apparently the 9mm was not getting the job done to the satisfaction of the soldiers who have to depend on them for survival . After a review gave careful consideration to the...
  4. Combat Commander Question

    General Gun Discussion
    I recently received this Colt Combat Commander .45 from my grandfather; After I looked around for info, I couldn't find one with a similar color scheme. Is this two seperate commanders mixed and matched? Any additional information would be appreciated. If you can't read it, SN begins with 70SC.
  5. Interchangable magazines? Beretta Cx4/Px4

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    I am interested in buying a Cx4 Storm carbine, mostly for my wife. I do not care for the low capacity (8 round) magazines that it is equipped with, but I like the idea of our household stocking one kind of pistol ammunition and giving my wife a hand gun and a carbine with interchangeable...
  6. .45 auto &.45 ACP

    Handloading and Reloading
    Hello all! I have been reloading my own shot shell for some time now, and it has turned out to be very cost effective. I recently purchased a G21 and would love to reload for that. From what I can tell I would save a TON of money. So my questions are: What is the difference between the .45 auto...
  7. Best deep concealment question

    General Gun Discussion
    I have a Taurus compact .45 that I'm having trouble deep concealing. I have been using a belly band and that worked okay at first, but the gun is a little to heavy and moves around, etc. How can I securely deep conceal a gun like this. I have to wear tucked in shirts and ties most days, so...