The 1911 pistol is called just that because it served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911-1985. That is where its name derived. Colt was the original manufacturer, however, due to its popularity during World War I and World War II, other manufacturers like Remington Rand, Ithaca Gun Company, Union Switch & Signal, Singer and Rock Island Arsenal started producing it.
The 1911 remains well-liked today not only because of the nostalgia of it, but because it's a great gun. So it only makes sense that 1911 holsters are highly in demand. As you can tell from the variety of manufacturers of 1911 pistols, there is also an array of options for 1911 holsters.
1911 holsters are also popular, so you will not be without choices when looking for the perfect holster to conceal and carry your 1911. Whether you prefer a belt holster or a shoulder holster, you'll find the right one for you by simply turning to your preferred firearms merchant who in all actuality should be experts.
Talk to someone who is knowledgeable about your 1911, and can fit your 1911 with the perfect holster not only for your body, but your wardrobe and your lifestyle. Price can also be a factor for gun enthusiasts, and fortunately, an assortment of 1911 holsters come in a range of prices, from $25 to $160. You can spend a lot or a little, but remember, higher price doesn't always mean a better fit for you.
It's extremely important when holster shopping to find the holster that fits your own unique needs and style, which may be quite different from the next person. This is important, because if your 1911 holster causes discomfort, you simply won't use it. So speak with an expert today to connect you with the holster that's best for you.
Magpul released the PMAG 30-round 5.56 NATO Polymer Magazine for AR15/M4/M16 platform weapons in the early part of 2007. Because of the dependability, consistency and durability of PMAGS, millions were fielded to our military, law enforcement and also commercial users. PMAGS have become the standard for magazine reliability. Even today, Magpul strives and succeeds in improving current products and growing their line of PMAGS to consist of new calibers and weapon systems.
Gun enthusiasts have said that the only downfall of the original was the possibility of weakness at the base of the round which can split, and also the wider base plate which has the potential of creating a snug fit with certain dual mag pouches. Because of this, Magpul has made great improvements. The new mag consists of much stronger plastic and a low profile base plate.
Quality assurance is such a priority for Magpul that it motivates them to invest whatever it takes to achieve excellence in all their products. With that said, we have seen them adding a more aggressive grip texture, a re-engineered bolt catch and they offer more weapons compatibility, including the HK 416.
PMAGS are easy to use and maintain, due to the simple design. They are effective, rugged and less prone to mis-feeds. As far as teaching and training people to use them, they really don't require a lot, and again, they are not difficult to maintain.
Magpul also offers a variety of PMAG accessories that are affordable and, of course, are premier in quality. The beauty of Magpul is that their products are used, appreciated and loved by experts and yet, are a great place to start for beginners. Whatever your shooting need or desire, you can't go wrong with the experience and expertise of Magpul.