If you ever want to start a flame war on a firearms related internet forum, just start bashing any particular platform or caliber and someone who has invested a lot of money/practice time in that platform will likely chime in and provide you with a 1000 word essay detailing why you are wrong.
Bashing the 1911 pistol can be deliciously fun so let’s begin!
The magazines are flimsy and prone to bent lips.
Above: A 1911 user during a tactical course.
External safeties work against you
Above: The 1911 manual of arms.
The Magazine capacity (or lack thereof)
Above: The 1911 in action.
They are annoying to field strip
They often cost twice as much as a modern striker-fired pistol
The subcompact 1911s make the suckage even more refined!
If you have a 1911 that you have put hundreds of rounds through and can readily draw from concealment quickly and smoothly, then I salute you.
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