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The Best 1911 Handguns for Home Defense

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Defending your home from life-threatening invaders requires a serious tool that won’t let you down in the heat of the moment.  If that time should come, make sure you’re ready and properly equipped.

Here are a few 1911s for home defense on which you can depend.

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Free Download: A 1911 Buying Guide for Female Shooters

Posted by Team Armscor

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Female shooters:  You’re ready to pick up your first (or perhaps next) firearm – whether it’s for self-defense, home-defense or recreational and competition shooting. If a pistol is what you’re after, a 1911 is a great place to start.

Before you begin the purchasing process, consult this quick-hit guide.

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Pick Your Player: Introducing Team Armscor Family Game Day

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Family game night. It's an American tradition. But throw it together with some of that signature Team Armscor competitiveness and what do you have? It's Team Armscor Family Game Day, a twist on the favorite pastime with a Team Armscor twist.

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Improving Accuracy: Tips for Target Shooting with Confidence

Posted by Team Armscor

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Do you dream of the day when you put bullet after bullet through one hole on a target at incredible distances? Most of us have a long way to go before we can reach the levels of our favorite competitive shooters. Don’t let that shake your confidence, though, even if the person next to you seems to out-shoot you frequently.

Keep these tips in mind to keep your accuracy improving and your confidence unshaken. 

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10mm Automatic or 40S&W? (And Other Burning Ammo Questions)

Posted by Team Armscor

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Caliber debates can be a heated subject among firearm enthusiasts. Some shooters swear by a single caliber and act as staunch advocates. One of the most popular debates occurs between the 9mm and 45ACP, but not so far behind it is the 10mm Auto versus the 40S&W.

Here’s a closer look behind both calibers and what they have to offer.

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4 Pistol Conversion Kits for a Budget Buyer

Posted by Team Armscor

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Do you want a 22TCM pistol or a short-barreled rifle but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars buying new guns? Pick up a conversion kit to adapt your current pistol to accept 22TCM.

Armscor-Rock Island Armory has a kit that can give you some extra length on your current TCM pistol. You’ll avoid burning a huge hole in your wallet and still get what you want.

Here are four pistol conversion kits that won’t ding your budget.

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6 Tactical 1911 Pistols to Add to Your Collection

Posted by Team Armscor

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Do you find yourself in need of a 1911 that gives you an edge in caliber, capacity or versatility? We have a wide array of 1911s that cover one or all of those categories. Whether you want a high-velocity bullet or something compact and lightweight in a 1911 configuration, Armscor-Rock Island Armory has your back.

Here are six 1911 pistols that can give you a tactical advantage. 

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The TCM BOGO: Buy a TCM, Get Some Ammo

Posted by Team Armscor

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Get a little something more out of your TCM purchase.

Armscor-Rock Island Armory's (RIA) own TCM line just came with an added bonus - 2017 is the time to buy. Earn yourself a box of TCM ammo at no additional cost by registering your new 2017 TCM purchase.

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The 1911 Pistol History: Where It's Been

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If you haven’t heard of John M. Browning before today, then you’re in for a treat. Mr. Browning earned the reputation as the “The Father of Automatic Fire,” and some of his famous pieces of work include the Browning Automatic Rifle (a.k.a. the BAR), the Browning Hi-Power and the 1911 pistol.

Let’s take a closer look at the history of the 1911.

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The Benefits of 45ACP Ammo in Your 1911 Pistol

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Whether you’re looking for a reliable, concealed-carry pistol or a fun range gun, you’ll have plenty of calibers from which to choose. When you start researching calibers, it won’t take long before you find yourself reading arguments over which round takes the top spot.

One of the most ongoing of these debates pits the 9mm and 45ACP against each other. 

We won’t get into the full-fledged debate, but here are a couple of reasons the 45ACP might be a preferable round for you.

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3 Rock Island 1911 Accessories You Need

Posted by Team Armscor

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Everyone loves a 1911. After all, owning one is accompanied by a great feeling of pride in the legacy of the firearm and the power of a tried-and-true pistol classic. But the gun on its own doesn't always check every box. You’ll probably want some items to go along with that classic pistol.  

Go ahead and check out these must-have accessories for your Rock Island Armory 1911.

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The Guide to Shooting Competitions: Breaking Down Your Options

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Tired of taking your 1911 to the usual spot and shooting the same old targets? Perhaps you're someone with a competitive spirit and a love for firearms? Do you want to refine your skills or learn some new tricks?

Then you should strongly consider jumping into the world of competitive shooting.

Here are a few good starting points to get you on your way.

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Over-Under vs. Side-by-Side: What Shotgun is the Right Fit?

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There are several varieties of shotguns, from pump-action to side-by-sides to semi-automatics. Two popular options for hunting birds are the side-by-side and over-under options.

But what’s the difference, and which one is your ideal fit? Read on to find out.

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3 Reasons Carbine Conversion Kits are the Way to Go

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Rifles are generally easier to control than pistols and have the capability to reach out to greater ranges.

Though, if you’re not interested in shooting hundreds of yards down range and just want better control over your pistol, the TCM RONI Pistol Shell carbine conversion stock should be on your shopping list.

Here are three ways a conversion stock can benefit you.

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The Best 1911 Pistols for Gift-Giving

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Does someone on your holiday shopping list desperately need a new 1911? Not sure what 1911 model to buy among the vast expanse of 1911 options?

Well, here are some excellent options to consider putting under the tree this year.

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4 RIA 1911 Handguns Perfect for a First-Time Competitor

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Jumping into the world of competition shooting can be intimidating, as there are many expert competitors in the mix. There's no shortage of people running courses with highly customized pistols with thousands of dollars invested.

Don't let that get you down or discourage you from joining in, though. Here are four Rock Island Armory (RIA) 1911s competition-ready right out of the box.

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How to Know When It's Time to Clean Your RIA 1911

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Keeping your 1911 clean will help it run smoothly long into the future. If you already know how to field-strip and clean your 1911, you're in good shape.

But you may still be wondering how to tell when your pistol needs a cleaning.

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10 Budget-Friendly RIA Pistols That Still Pack a Punch

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There’s no shortage of options in the 1911 market. You can find tricked-out, customized 1911s for thousands of dollars. But what do those tactical engravings truly give you? Sometimes, not much outside of looks. Well, we have a surprise for you - quality 1911s don’t have to cost you a month’s pay.

Take a look at these 10 affordable options from Rock Island Armory.

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Team Armscor Speaks: 4 Competition Thoughts from John McClain

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Whether you're just starting to think about getting into competition shooting or you've been an old pro for years, at one point or another, you caught the bug. You saw the guys and gals out on the range running around, climbing up towers, jumping off platforms, loading and shooting their guns and pushing their gear, as well as their skills, to the very limits.

When it comes to competing, there are many tips, tricks and mentalities to consider - here are four of them.

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Ready to Concealed Carry? 5 Pieces of Advice to Consider

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The number of people getting permitted for concealed carry has recently been climbing - the Washington Times estimates an eight-year growth from 4.6 million to 12.8 million as recently as last summer. Now more than ever, shooters are looking to take defense into a daily-carry lifestyle.

If you're considering conceal-carrying your pistol, here are five pieces of advice to consider.

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