Mike Searson, Ammoland

December 8, 2016

All in all, we found this to be a mild shooting 1911 with tremendous accuracy potential. We passed it around to some bonafide 1911-haters at the range, but every one of them said some form of, “I don’t usually like 1911s, but I like this one.”

Some firearms are classics and the testament to that is to see how long they last in their final form. Even if they evolve or influence later models, if there is still a demand for them as they were made 100 years ago, the design has to be a winner.

Coonan took a classic design and really improved upon it in some ways that are significant beyond better materials, metallurgy or manufacturing.
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