By Dennis Adler
The Model 1911 was never meant to be a target pistol. Not that it can’t be, it just wasn’t designed that way.
Jointly developed by John M. Browning and Colt’s Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company, the earliest semi-automatic .45 ACP pistols were introduced by Colt in 1905. The “Calibre .45 Rimless Smokeless” Model 1905 Automatic Colt, though somewhat different from the 1911, clearly established the platform that would become the most famous American-made, semi-auto handgun in history. …read more
Source:: Tactical Life