BAT MANn’s 1911

No not that BATMAN, the Bat Mann that lives with me. When we were hunting with Bill Wilson last summer he took some time to work with Bat and his handgun shooting. After running Bat through several 1911s, Bill decided Bat needed a 1911 built just to fit him. Actually, a 1911 built just for new shooters with small hands.

The result is the Wilson Combat BATMANN 1911. Check out an upcoming issue of Shooting Illustrated magazine which will have a feature about this custom Wilson Combat 1911. Bill incorporated a myriad of features in this handgun, purpose building it for a new shooter with smaller than average hands. Bat put his first 50 rounds through the BATMANN pistol this afternoon and the difference a pistol that fits the shooter can make was pretty darned impressive!

Oh, If you like the steel targets Bat is shooting, you can get your own and at a 15% discount. Just visit the Action Target web site and enter my personal discount code MANN15.

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About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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2 Responses to BAT MANn’s 1911

  1. Mike Wodjenski says:

    Too cool! Merry Xmas Bat! That’s the coolest 1911 I’ve seen.
    What’s up with you guys having snow down south and we get rain up here in Yankee land.

  2. Pingback: Batman’s First Pistol Match | EMPTY CASES

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