Did You Win the 1911 Books Giveaway?


Thanks to everyone who entered to win the 100 Years of the 1911 Bundle giveaway. One thing's for sure – whether you own a Colt, Kimber, Springfield, Ruger, Metro Arms, Remington or Wilson Pro, you love your 1911s!

Congratulations to Inside Gun Digest Books blog reader “Gerlinde.” As the winner of the the giveaway, Gerlinde will soon be enjoying two great books covering nearly everything there is to know about the 1911:

  • Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911, the definitive shooter’s guide to the 1911, with tips, tricks and techniques to get the most out of your 1911, and real-world evaluations of more than 50 different models; and
  • 1911: The First 100 Years, a lavishly illustrated volume with photographs from around the world, and a fitting centennial tribute to a pistol that is more popular than ever.

If you didn't win the drawing this week, visit the Gun Digest Store to buy the 100 Years of the 1911 Bundle for your library. (Remember to get free standard U.S. shipping on your order by using promo code INSIDEGDB. Promo code fine print: Items which ship directly from the manufacturer do not qualify for free shipping.)

SERPA concealed carry holsters are available for many 1911 models.

The Gun Digest Store also offers SERPA concealed carry holsters to fit many of the 1911 models mentioned in your comments. The unique design of the SERPA holster allows for smooth draw and easy re-holster (to keep your eyes on the target), and the patented Auto Lock release delivers unparalleled weapon security. These holsters are the perfect Level 2 retention holster for concealed carry.

Pistol, .45, Model 1911, serial number 1

Thanks for reading, and remember to check the Inside Gun Digest Books blog often for more chances to win great Gun Digest books!



  1. Thank You so much for selecting Me the Winner,
    My Husband is a Avid Collector & loves to Refurbish old Guns, allways has His Nose in one Book or another
    these 2 Books will make a Wonderful Addition .
    I Love Your Site it has so much Information ,
    also Your Sweepstakes are Great. Gerlinde

    • You are very welcome Gerlinde. We’re glad you like the site and the sweepstakes. We enjoy doing the book giveaways – hearing from readers visiting the site is always fun. We hope your husband enjoys the books!


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