Browning 1911-22 Handgun Receives Field & Stream Best of the Best Award
Morgan, UT –-(Ammoland.com)- Browning is proud to announce that its 1911-22 pistol has been selected as the best new handgun by Field & Stream magazine when it announced top honors to the best new hunting, shooting and related outdoor products for 2011.
Best of the Best Award winners are featured in Field & Stream's September issue now on newsstands.
“Browning is honored to receive such a prestigious award recognizing Browning's 1911-22 pistol as the best new handgun for 2011,” said Travis Hall, Chief Operating Officer for Browning.
Slaton White, Deputy Editor of Field & Stream said, “The winning products not only withstood our tough testing, but they stood head and shoulders above the rest. The Best of the Best is the highest honor Field & Stream bestows on gear, and the winning products are the best of the year; worth your time, worth your money”
Browning introduced it's scaled down, 22LR version of the classic 1911 pistol designed by John M. Browning in celebration of the 100th anniversary of this great firearm. The new pistol is almost an exact replica of the original 1911 but 85% the size. The smaller size makes it very light and easy to handle, especially for smaller shooters.
The frame and slide of the Browning 1911-22 are machined from aluminum alloy with a matte blued finish. The barrel has a stainless steel block and target crown. The new 1911-22 has a single action trigger and straight blow back action for enhanced simplicity and reliability.
Other features include fixed sights, detachable 10-round magazine, manual thumb safety and grip safety. An A-1 and Compact model will be offered.
For more information on Browning's new 1911-22 and other Browning products, visit www.browning.com.