By Robert Boatman. Whether for concealed carry or competition, every question you had about the 1911 will be answered. Includes insights from 1911 masters as well as secrets from the top three 1911 manufacturers. Published in 2005. 144 Pages - Softcover.
Publisher: Paladin Press Date of Publication: January 2005 Number of Pages: 144
Summary of Material (from the publisher):
Living with the 1911 is like no other book you?ve ever read on the Model 1911 .45 pistol. Written by best-selling gun
writer Robert Boatman, a man who has relied on the 1911 personally and professionally for almost 50 years, it is a fresh new
view of the greatest fighting handgun of all time. With his trademark wit and hard-hitting honesty, Boatman covers the
history, hardware, personalities and politics surrounding the 1911 as no one else can. You will get the lowdown on the ?big
three? makers of factory-model 1911s and the three leading custom builders working today; exclusive insights from such
1911 masters as Jeff Cooper, Louis Awerbuck and Max Joseph; and a healthy dose of informed opinion on the proper way
to carry a 1911, practical vs. sport training, personalizing and tuning the 1911 and the future of the fighting gun. Boatman
provides answers to every question you?ve ever had about the 1911, plus some you?ve probably never even thought to
ask. Eminently entertaining and provocative, Living with the 1911 is destined to become a classic addition to the canon of
books on the most exalted combat handgun in history.
Robert H. Boatman is a native Texan who has carried a gun since he was 14 years old, professionally and otherwise. He
has been a political strategist, VIP bodyguard, advertising executive, undercover cop, publisher and editor, freelance
journalist and crusading newspaperman. He writes extensively for NRA, law enforcement and conservative political
Notes: 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, photos
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