Posted July 10, 2015 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

Browning Black Label 1911-380 (courtesy ammoland.com)

I own a SIG SAUER .22-caliber 1911. I use it to teach newbies how to run the American meisterwerk. Unfortunately, it’s easier to get a camel to do needlepoint than buy more than two boxes of .22 ammo at a gun store. Browning now offers an alternative for ammo-challenged sub-optimal-calibered 1911 aficionados: the Black Label 1911-380. As the name indicates, “This new offering pairs two of John M. Browning’s original inventions — the Model 1911 handgun and the 380ACP cartridge.” Is this one of those “you got chocolate in my peanut butter” moments? Not really. But an 85% .380 1911 is not without its charms, in an It’s A Small Gun After All kinda way. Press release . . .

For 2015 Browning is proud to introduce the Black Label 1911-380 autoloading pistol. This new offering pairs two of John M. Browning’s original inventions — the Model 1911 handgun and the 380 ACP cartridge. The 1911 has been a favorite firearm among shooters for decades and the new 1911-380 keeps with that tradition of innovation and function.

Scaled down to 85% of the size of the original 45 ACP versions, the new single-action Browning 1911-380 is made in the USA and utilizes …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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