DoubleStar PhD 1911 Pistol : A Degree in Handgun Refinement
By Graham Baates
YouTube personality, Graham Baates, gives us a video review of the DoubleStar PhD 1911 Pistol.
Considerations for comfort were made as the “Doctor” would expect. The heel has been rounded and bobbed, and a subtle relief cut under the trigger guard. This relief is almost difficult to see with the naked eye, but can certainly be felt as it lets your firing hand grip up higher more comfortably and take full advantage of the Wilson Combat high-ride beavertail grip safety. Combined it makes for a 1911 that doesn’t quite feel like a 1911 in the hand. Edges are smoother and the mate more natural.
In a market awash with inexpensive imports, it is nearly refreshing to be reminded of American craftsmanship and the feel of an all-steel gun. Though a 1911 may not be your first choice for home defense, the PhD is hard to put …Read the Rest