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      I bought one of these for my youngest kid so she could have fun when trout aren't biting: http://www.browning.com/products/firearms/pistols/1911-22.html

      This gun is a blast to shoot. So far, it's only punched holes in targets. It's far more accurate than I had expected. I'd go with it being good for small game such as jackrabbits within 25 yards or so.

      I'd recommend this gun for anyone wanting 1911 fun in a scaled size. You'll probably wind up shooting it more that you'd think.
       
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      I bought one of these for my youngest kid so she could have fun when trout aren't biting: http://www.browning.com/products/firearms/pistols/1911-22.html

      This gun is a blast to shoot. So far, it's only punched holes in targets. It's far more accurate than I had expected. I'd go with it being good for small game such as jackrabbits within 25 yards or so.

      I'd recommend this gun for anyone wanting 1911 fun in a scaled size. You'll probably wind up shooting it more that you'd think.
      Great gun for youngsters. Teach to shoot the best pistol in the world at a young age. Good for you.

      I love my Browning 1911 22. Kids and several women I help shoot really do well with them.

      I have let several a bunch of folks shoot mine and a couple have almost immediately gone out and bought one for themselves and families. Quite an endorsement, I always thought, since they are not inexpensive.

      No one has ever complained about the little browning to me.
       
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      Original Poster: Maybe this???

      I cannot answer as to why they don't but I can at least back up your question. A lot of people jumped in here to correct you and actually they are incorrect in their statements. (if we just use the word "browning" and not the full proper JMB.)


      So I was at the store and in the case they had a "Browning 1911."
      Yes. The brand Browning. A MANUFACTURER who's DBA is "Browning"

      Don't believe me? Here's your sign:
      http://www.browning.com/products/firearms/pistols/1911-22.html

      Notice it is BROWNING dot com not Colt. hmmmmm......


      So they DO make a 1911.

      The real question should have been
      "All I can find with Browning in a 1911 is the 1911-22 and the 1911-380. WHY DOESN'T BROWNING MAKE A 1911-45??"

      So I post THAT question to all of the history buffs who chimed in.

      Colt doesn't even come into play in this thread if you really took his question at face value.

      Incidentally, I held and inspected the 1911-22 pictured in my posted link. It was a GREAT pistol but I have no use for a 22 pistol especially an automatic.

      I thought in my head and asked the clerk too exactly what this poster asked.

      I said "Do you have this in a .45??" he said "No just the .22 and the .380. Browning doesn't make a .45 version of this pistol."

      I then asked "WHY?"

      So the challenge stands... WHY DON'T THEY MAKE IT?! They would put all of the other manf. out of business at least for that model. They would have a dominant market share for the 1911-45 (their presumed designation based on the other two)

      I know that the M1911 is synonymous with Colt rather than Browning in regards to manf. Typically if Browning was brought into the sentence it would probably be like "The tried model was Browning's Colt 45" or something like that....

      Either way a huge amount of info in this thread!!
      :rock:
       

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