After the Glock appeared in 1985 the shift to autopistols
really took off.
Much of the reason for Japan's early successes in the autopistol
field lay in a single designer: the now famous General Kiijiro Nambu.
Consider what we've talked about here, then fire your cast bullet autopistol
handloads through a good gun and I'll bet the accuracy and reliability you get will equal those much more expensive jacketed bullets.
The objective was to put a 50-caliber cartridge in America's classic handgun, the 1911 autopistol
Accuracy was exceptional for a compact centerfire autopistol
Nehemia Sirkis has done several good autopistol
designs for several manufacturers, but often he does not get the credit he deserves.
Depending on the design of the expander there will be some variations, but autopistol
rounds really don't need very much to be easily loaded.
needs at least one extra magazine, and two is better.
The X-Five is a single-action autopistol
, designed to be carried cocked and locked.
should have at least two magazines, and I'm happier with three or more.
In the beginning the 1911 autopistol
had a 5" barrel and slide of corresponding length on a steel frame.
Fosbery turned his inventive mind towards a design combining the virtues of revolver and autopistol
I do the same thing with slide travel on autopistols
and cylinder rotation in revolvers, listening while slowly cycling the action and feeling variations in friction and tension.
The article by John Taffin on cowboy guns is a breath of fresh air in a quagmire of gun magazines foaming with autopistols
("Clear The Smoke
Often I shoot autopistols
up close to a vertical support on the right, to see if brass bouncin' back at the action might cause a malf.