By Tom Knighton
When I first started learning about firearms, I worked with a friend who was a real gun guy. Our jobs gave us ample opportunity to talk about firearms, which was cool because it gave me a source to bounce things I was reading off of to make sure I wasn’t picking up weapons-grade derp.
My friend was a die-hard 1911 guy at the time, and one thing I remember vividly was his love for Chip McCormick magazines.
Well, now the company that makes those beloved magazines has new ownership:
As 2017 came to a close, Wilson Combat announced it had acquired the Chip McCormick Custom/Shooting Star Industries. Chip McCormick Custom is well known for manufacturing quality 1911-style magazines. After acquisition, the company will be known as CMC/Shooting Star Industries.
Chip McCormick, the president and CEO of Chip McCormick Custom, released a statement indicating that he would be retiring. “When I made the decision that I wanted to simplify my life and retire there was no one that I felt more comfortable selling the company to than Bill Wilson and Wilson Combat,” said McCormick.
Chip McCormick Custom offers a range of magazines that are considered by many 1911 shooters to be extremely reliable. …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms