Gun Report

Coonan Classic 1911 100000-005 357 Magnum

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GUN TESTS GRADE: A
At a $1200 counter price, this used Coonan provided the best accuracy and the greatest energy of the handguns tested. It was reliable, provided we used the proper loading technique.

Coonan Classic 1911 100000-005 357 Magnum

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Recreational
Competition
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
Magazine
Slides
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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The Coonan is a large and well-made handgun. Although based on the 1911, the Coonan is unique. The slide-lock lever, slide-lock safety, and grip safety are typical 1911 treatments.
Slide-to-barrel and bushing fit are excellent. This made for good accuracy. A bold front-post sight also helped.
The Coonan (in back) is this much longer than the Government Model 1911.
The stainless-steel Coonan magazine is well made and robust. The same could be said for the rest of the gun as well.

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