Shooter's Guide to the 1911 Pattern Pistol, The
Stephen A. Camp
Manufacturer part number: 0-9749008-2-6
The Shooter's Guide to the 1911 Pattern Pistol is easy to understand and written as one shooter would talk with another. It is not a primer for gunsmiths, nor does it cover race guns or double stacks. The book focuses heavily on the .45 ACP 1911 in the usual 5' versions, but does discuss Commander-style versions, compacts, and long slides. 9mm, .38 Super, and 10mm 1911's are also included and evaluated. This book is intended to show the new owner or prospective owner of the 1911 what he might expect from the various 1911's on today's market. Everything from ammunition selection, springs, maintenance, to barrels and bushings is discussed. Comments are made on virtually each component to this classic design. Comments and opinions are included from various gunsmiths and shooters of the 1911. Range evaluations are provided for numerous makes and models of this timeless pistol. 251pp.