Weapons cannot be purchased online. There was little attention given to fancy cosmetics on this gun. ... Jeff Cooper. Maybe the first thing one should demand of … Drm50. Michael Bane sat down with Gunsite’s owner and operations manager Buz Mills to talk about the Model 1911, the Gunsite Academy and founder Colonel Jeff Cooper. Jeff Cooper's Ideal Pistol After examining and shooting one of the first CZ75 9mm pistols to reach the US from Canada Jeff Cooper said it was an outstanding pistol offering many advanced features. And here is a gun I was not expecting to see. Be harsh. • High polished blued slide, with traditional "square cut" serrations on rear of slide only. By the time Cooper started working with the then-new Colt Commander in the mid-1950s, he envisioned pairing the shortened-slide variant of the Model 1911 with this simple holster design. The modern 1911 owes much to Colonel Cooper. These are four of Col. Cooper's 1911s. In his evaluations, the 1911 pistol emerged as the best possible pistol for this work. It really isn’t that much to look at. For purposes of clarity, I consent to Athlon's collection, storage, processing, and transfer of my Personal Data and Non-Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) for the purpose of signing up for the email newsletter. https://www.tactical-life.com/combat-handguns/jeff-coopers-1911-45acp If it were placed on a gun show table, it would have to wear a modest price tag before anybody became seriously interested. Senior Member : Join Date: Aug 2012. 04-18-2018, 06:37 PM #510. He never says much about leather, though. It really isn’t that much to look at. This commemorative 1911 is officially endorsed by the family of Jeff Cooper, and was designed in collaboration with them to render, as authentically as possible, what Jeff Cooper himself desired in a 1911. • 25 LPI checkering on the front strap. The entire package (without the pistol) is also available for sale separately, which goes nicely with the first Jeff Cooper pistol we produced in 2008. In 1941, he received an … He pursued his graduation from Stanford University in political science. A third option is to cant the pistol inboard from 15-40 degrees to bring the sights into the focal plane of the left eye. - BredaOkay, I open carry, and not just out in the boonies. Back when we audited the FBI academy in 1947, I was told that I ought not to use my pistol in their training program because it was not fair. This commemorative 1911 is officially endorsed by the family of Jeff Cooper, and was designed in collaboration with them to render, as authentically as possible, what Jeff Cooper himself desired in a 1911. This commemorative 1911 is officially endorsed by the family of Jeff Cooper, and was designed in collaboration with them to render, as authentically as possible, what Jeff Cooper himself desired in a 1911. We are pleased to introduce a special, limited edition 1911 from Ed Brown Products, Inc. in memory of the late Colonel Jeff Cooper. It really isn’t that much to look at. Of course you know what that was, chamber it for .45ACP! Caliber:  45 ACP This pistol belonged to Jeff Cooper. The 1911 comes out at night under a light jacket in a shoulder holster by Andrews Leather of Florida. Consider just one thing; before the competitions Cooper organized all competitive shooting, police and military training taught "combat shooting" one handed. Using that dumb logic, why wasn’t Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper dressing like a military officer commissioned in 1783 with some bright red pants and a big white feather in his hat? The 1911 must fit your hand properly so you can operate the thumb safety, while depressing the grip safety and placing your finger in the proper position on the trigger. Ekeibolon - Jeff Cooper Last edited by combat auto; 05-07-2020 at 09:33 AM. The final design was based on input from our builders, the Coopers, and many of Jeff's closest friends and fans. The most compact belt slide holster available. #208 05-07-2020, 09:31 AM combat auto. On his return to the U.S., Cooper took the concept to Milt Sparks, who … 5, May 1994 “The 1911 pistol remains the service pistol of choice in the eyes of those who understand the problem. If interested, contact Susan in the ProShop at 928-636-4565 or by email at proshop@gunsite.com. • Ed Brown Products custom bound book gun case contains all the collectibles. The right hand side of the slide is inlayed "DVC" in 24 carat solid gold, which stands for the Latin phrase, "Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas", meaning "Accuracy, Power, Speed". Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I don't care too much for the Yaqui slide, despite it's simple elegance. Regardless of the reason for their meeting, Cooper came away with a nifty little holster for his 1911. You have probably seen pictures of Jeff Cooper shooting a 1911 in a classic Weaver stance. 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Jeff Cooper himself received one of the first serial numbered Glock pistols as a gift. – Jeff Cooper’s Commentaries, Vol. Posts: 12,791 Quote: Originally Posted by RetiredRod. Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, Col. Jeff Cooper began to develop a discipline for the fighting pistol that came to be called The Modern Technique of the Pistol. That’s because this battered old 1911 pistol was the primary armament of the man who is deservedly known as the father of modern handgunning. Brown announced that after September 25, 2008, “no more will ever be made available for order.” All rights reserved by Ed Brown Products, Inc.®. If you were to own only one commemorative 1911, this would be the one. We recommend getting your name on the list so as not to miss the opportunity to own one of these special guns commemorating a legend of our time. I have read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy, and I hereby agree to those terms. John Dean "Jeff" Cooper (May 10, 1920 - September 25, 2006) is known as father of the "Modern Technique" of handgun shooting. Only the grips you see are any concession to appearances; they were added late in the service life of the pistol. By championing the semi auto pistol (particularly the 1911) in a country of wheelgunners, he revolutionized how people shoot and train and developed competitive shooting sports to a new level. Subscribers get access to coupon codes and new product releases! Why? For estimated delivery, please see the Current Wait Times page. Col. Jeff Cooper's pistols. col. cooper's 215 gr swc bullet?, col. jeff cooper 19 20 .45 claim, cooper 45 carry load, h&g #68 cast bullet loads, h&g68 swc terminal performance, jeff cooper 45 acp load, jeff cooper and 45 acp loads, jeff cooper recommed 45 ammo load, jeff coopers .45 reloading page Mind you, this is a … #Gun #Guitar #Musician “If you find yourself under lethal attack don't be kind. -- Jeff Cooper . The following pistols are from Col. Jeff Cooper's collection. 2, No. The goal was to create a 1911 for combat shooting and personal defense that he would have been proud to carry. Dec 10, 2008, Stay in the know with the latest from the Tactical-Life newsletter, WATCH: Eugene Police Shoot, Stop Wild Knife Attacker in Oregon, 3 Things to Expect From the New ATF Pistol Stabilizing Brace Guidance, Integra 15-22: Gemtech Unveils New .22 LR Integrally Suppressed Upper. • Concealed Carry beavertail grip safety. Jeff used this technique because he was right handed, but left eye dominant. I am the wrong guy to be estimating the gun’s value, but it has to be in the five-figure range. • Integral lanyard loop mainspring housing with 25 lpi checkering. Jeff Cooper settled on the 1911 .45 caliber pistol as the most desirable handgun for personal defense. #Rifles #Prison #Murder “Never assume that simply having a gun makes you a marksman. • Solid, long trigger. It was used on teaching trips to several countries and in demonstrations and matches all over the world. Most firearm professionals consider him to be one of the 20th century's leading experts on the use and history of small arms. You are no more armed because you are wearing a pistol than you are a musician because you own a guitar.”-- Jeff Cooper . Over the course of several months a number of meetings took place between the Browns, the Coopers, and many of Jeff's closest friends. With the exception of the U.S. Border Patrol, which still carried revolvers, the 1911 was king. If it were placed on a…, by Walt Rauch / Download Jeff Cooper Commemorative Tech Sheet. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Milt Sparks #55 BN w/ straight drop is the perfect 1911 holster and is just as fast and far more durable than a Kydex. Col. Cooper is noted for his no-nonsense quotations about guns and personal defense. Mostly, this was the gun that was on his hip for all those Big Bear and Gunsite years. CA, IMHO, this is the crux of our difference of opinion in this thread. The final product speaks for itself. © 2020. You may have noticed his head cocked over to the right. Despite the so-called “parts gun” aspect of this old warhorse, it is an exceptionally valuable pistol. The final design was based on input from our builders, the Coopers, and many of Jeff's closest friends and fans. Tension screw adjustment allows for customized pistol fit. Like so many other 1911 .45ACPs of its time, this one was an amalgamation of parts, both new and old. Jeff Cooper was an American Marine credited with creating the modern technique of handgun shooting. A portion of the proceeds from this project will go to the Jeff Cooper Legacy Foundation to help them continue their work letting the next generation know who Jeff Cooper was, and what he meant to us all. John Dean "Jeff" Cooper was a United States Marine, the creator of the "modern technique" of handgun shooting, and an expert on the use and history of small arms. Novak sights, beavertail safeties and good triggers are practically the norm in high end .45s these days. Be tough. If you know of a gun quote from Col. • Ed Brown tactical profile single side thumb safety. If it…. The weak arm has a magazine carrier that holds 6 .45 acp mags and my Ka-Bar knife of small size. Check it out. Jeff Cooper's signature is inlayed in gold on the ejection port side of the slide. "You come into my library carrying a shotgun and acting like an asshole, I'm going to call the cops on you too." ... Jeff Cooper's Modern Day Frontier Rifle - … Back when we audited the FBI academy in 1947, I was told that I ought not to use my pistol in their … I have all of his books. For 2019 Ed Brown is offering a very special 1911. Cooper took the project to Milt Sparks, who was building holsters in Idaho, and the pair tweaked the design and called it the Yaqui Slide. • Model: JC19-BB • Smooth Cocobolo grips, with the engraved Jeff Cooper logo of the pen and sword (also available for sales as a stand alone item). Barrel Length:  5" Jeff Cooper “The 1911 pistol remains the service pistol of choice in the eyes of those who understand the problem. Cooper experimented with all kinds of guns, calibers and systems. Gunsite celebrated the anniversary of the 1911 earlier this year and they will repeat this again on September 26 -30. One year after Cooper’s passing, Ed Brown introduced the Jeff Cooper Commemorative 1911 with a ship date of September 25, 2007. Weight: approximately 38 ounces with an unloaded magazine inserted. If Jeff Cooper were to start his shooting career over today, would he be carrying and using the exact same equipment the original Jeff Cooper carried in 1973? This later became the motto of IPSC. Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun news, gun reviews and gun magazines for gun enthusiasts, military and law enforcement, You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our. • Each bound book contains a Pistol as described above, a special printing of Jeff Cooper's Yankee Fist, a Jeff Cooper Commemorative Coin, a Legacy Foundation Patch, and a Legacy Foundation Pin, all fitted neatly inside the bound book, with a letter of authenticity. While he may have had a number of other 1911s, the gun in this article was his primary armament. He is also renowned as an expert of history and use of small arms. He said it would be the finest automatic pistol in the world IF one change were made. Colonel Jeff Cooper. For 2019 Ed Brown is offering a very special 1911. It was put together by someone who needed a working pistol to shoot. Cooper was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. 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