Test Your 1911 Knowledge And See If You're A Real American

The 1911 is arguably the most iconic pistol in American history, and remains one of the most perennially popular handguns on the market. Thousands of people have one in the gun safe or on the hip in a holster and reliable gun belt on the daily.

Think YOU know about the 1911?

Test your knowledge below, and see if you really are a 1911 buff. Just remember, John M. Browning is watching you.

17. A popular modification to Commander-frame 1911s for concealed carry is the bobtail cut, which chamfers or fillets the bottom of the mainspring housing. Who devised this?