How many Bianchi Cup competitors does it take to get a .22 conversion attached to a 1911 handgun?
Funny story, actually … let me start by saying Bianchi Cup is one of the most difficult matches in the world, focused on a brutal combination of accuracy, under a time limit. Those who compete are incredibly talented, dedicated and involved in the shooting community. Many of them have most likely swapped conversion kits for their semi-autos many times, but when it’s a BJ Norris’ “retired” Steel Challenge 1911, it’s an entirely different story. In fact, it took five Bianchi Cup shooters, a photographer, and multiple phone calls to Mr. Norris to complete the conversion...See my full article in Womens's Outdoor News at
(Picture taken by Akita Yasunari)