Dan Coonan has designed a self-loading .357 Magnum handgun based on the 1911 platform. Machined from stainless steel and featuring a linkless barrel, a pivoting 4-pound trigger and an external extractor, the Coonan .357 Magnum Automatic is one of the most powerful factory 1911s ever built. The pistol can also handle .38 Special but may experience cycling sensitivity due to being set up for full-power Magnum ammunition. The Coonan Classic offers a 5-inch barrel, walnut grips, a 7+1 capacity and fixed dovetailed sights. Read full article.