Arsenal Firearms (thought it was EAA... maybe they are related to each other) actually had multiple double 1911s to fondle at the NRAcon. I had known they made one, but didn't know they were going for production runs.
It's about as big around as a Sig. But I always thought of Sigs as fatter than they need to be. There was a half dozen at this display.
Look at that double mainspring housing.
Lots of parts on the gun look stock, but obviously others have to be made for the model. Like that mainspring housing. It looked like one piece, no welded seam I could see, but I could be wrong. I think it's a pretty slick build. I wonder what it feels like to shoot? Sorta solves the whole "only got 7 rounds" but really, you only get 7 shots as both barrels go off at once. Some slow primers would make that double bang feel weird I bet. At least your 'double tap' time are simultaneous. No split.
And check out my social finger in the first pic. I was an actual ink-stained wretch...
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