Questioning the Coonan .357 Magnum. American Cop Magazine

//Questioning the Coonan .357 Magnum. American Cop Magazine

Questioning the Coonan .357 Magnum. American Cop Magazine


Mark Kakkuri, FMG American Cop Magazine,  Nov. 24, 2015

You’ve probably heard of this pistol but never actually fired it. And it’s even less likely you’ve carried it concealed. Coonan’s Compact .357 Magnum pistol (retail $1,535), a 1911, creates more than enough intrigue just by combining the numbers “357” and “1911”. I’m hoping to create a little more intrigue by posting a handful of questions about this unique gun. If I missed a question, feel free to add it in the comments below…

After filling me with excitement over shooting a rimmed cartridge through a semi-automatic, I begged for them to send me one to test and evaluate. They obliged, and I’m happy they did. I have to say that, while this 1911 is stunning with its stainless steel-everything, I wasn’t all that impressed with the walnut grips. Not at first, anyway. I’m happy to note that they did grow on me, and I think they fit the handgun quite well, all around now that I’ve had it for several months.

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