Featured Monday Morning EDC: Monday Morning Mayhem John Darwin June 13, 2016 Join the Conversation Having just returned from a work trip, coffee just wasn’t going to cut it this morning — but I’ll play along with the morning coffee mug routine. Today’s EDC is based around one of my favorite pistols: the venerable 1911. Monday Morning Mayhem Without getting into a debate about its current relevance with the plastic pistol crowd, you will be happy to know I own plenty of plastic pistols which also see rotation. This 1911 is a Springfield Armory Milspec that has been built by the masterful hands of Chuck Rogers of Rogers Precision. The melted lines of the old war horse are carried in a De Santis IWB Inner Piece Holster. Spare Wilson Combat 47D magazine resides in a Bianchi 21 IWB magazine pouch. Feeding the Springfield? That's done with a good diet of Federal 230 Grain HST hollowpoints. That wallet is a Kangaroo leather piece, purchased while traveling through Darwin, Australia and holds a few credit cards with no room on them, a CCW, a frozen yogurt card of some sort and pictures of my kids. My pocket is rarely without an Emerson knife of some type, this one being a CQC-15. Emerson knives are well made, slim and easy to sharpen. This is in contrast to the trend of putting boat anchors in your pocket with an edge you have to put back on with a grinder, I know. Light is a Surefire L1 Lummox I’ve had for years and just plain works. The loud-out is wrapped up with a K.E. Arms Titanium Goblin for those hard to open bottles we deal with on a daily basis. It's not for unruly gangbangers or the skulls of wouldbe muggers. Really. Not shown: a couple of different measures to control bleeding, one of which is always in arms reach no matter where I go. Explore RECOILweb:SHOT 16: Tailor Made for Hunting - Gemtech TrackerFive machine-guns you probably never heard ofThe Sinistral Rifleman on HBO Real SportsKE Arms Announces Mk3 Polymer Receiver for AR15s NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.