One advantage of firearms that was recognized by several commentators of the day, but not always since, was their psychological impact. Both small-arms and heavy artillery, especially in the first half of the sixteenth century, could be remarkably inaccurate, but one should never underestimate their ability to instill raw, enervating fear in an enemy by no more than the roar of their discharge. Machiavelli (whose Art of Warre was first published in English in 1560, reprinted 1573 and 1588) believed
LOL the funny! the owner is now selling it after the "Upgrade"
Ruger's new 1911 spotted in a preview add Looks alright.
Should be retailing for around 850 USD.
Picture Courtesy of AAC! These guys rock at what they do.
So now the carcal has a hammer. Also, apparently the frame is made out of scandium or some other space age thing.