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4 Styles of 1911 Ammo Worth Investigating

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 30, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

If you’ve been involved in shooting for a little while or a long while, you know that not all ammo is built equally. Feeding your shooting hobby means finding the ideal, most reliable ammo, especially if you want to shoot on a consistent basis. 

If you’re planning on stocking up on 1911 ammo in the near future, take a look at these options worth investigating - as Armscor-brand rounds they're clean-burning, "gunk"-resistant, reliable and consistent for frequent users.

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The Best 1911 Handguns for Home Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 23, 2017 | Topics: Staying Safe

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 on Mar 16, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

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

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 14, 2017 | Topics: Competition, Team Armscor, Events

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 on Mar 2, 2017 | Topics: On the Range

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 on Feb 23, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

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 on Feb 16, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

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 on Feb 9, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

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 on Feb 2, 2017 | Topics: Events, Ammo and Accessories, Promotions

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

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 31, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

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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