GENESEO, ILL. (07/03/24) – The Armory Life is pleased to announce the release of the Summer 2024 issue of The Armory Life print magazine, featuring a cover story interview with Hilton Yam of 10-8 Performance. This quarterly print magazine complements the daily digital content available on

Since its launch five years ago, The Armory Life website has proven to be an outstanding resource for firearms-oriented content. It delivers exciting and in-depth daily posts created by some of today’s most respected experts in the firearms community. With the launch of the full-color, 96-page quarterly print magazine in early 2021, fans of The Armory Life were given an entirely new medium for consuming this content.

The Summer 2024 issue’s cover story is an exclusive interview with Hilton Yam. Mr. Yam, founder of 10-8 Performance as well as a renowned 1911 expert, is a retired FBI agent with in-depth knowledge of the agency’s use of the Springfield Armory Professional Model 1911 pistol.

On a similar subject, the issue also features a review of the new TRP™ 1911 pistols now available from Springfield Armory. Inspired by the custom-grade Professional Model, these TRP’s deliver top-tier performance in a range of offerings. In addition, the issue keeps you up to date on some of today’s top firearms and gear, such as in-depth reviews of the SAINT® Victor SBR 5.56mm, Echelon™ Threaded 9mm, an ultra-rare custom Garrison by 10-8 Performance, and much more.

The print magazine is designed to integrate closely with its digital sibling website, featuring easy-to-use QR codes throughout. Simply open your camera app on your smartphone and scan the code, and you’ll be taken online to expanded content and video segments.

Recipients of The Armory Life print magazine are selected from Springfield Armory warranty registrants. Currently, these subscribers receive two years’ worth (eight issues) of the magazine.

“Getting Mr. Yam’s inside perspective and expert opinion regarding the FBI’s use of the Professional Model was an amazing opportunity for us,” said Mike Humphries, editor-in-chief of the magazine. “Combine this with our review of the extremely rare custom Garrison 1911 he built for this issue and more, and you have another must-read issue of The Armory Life magazine.”

Be sure to visit, the ultimate destination website for firearms enthusiasts, providing all the great daily entertainment and informative content they demand.


About Springfield Armory®

In 1794, the original Springfield Armory began manufacturing muskets for the defense of our young, free Republic. The Armory functioned as a firearms supplier for every major American conflict until 1968 when the government sadly closed its doors. In 1974, nearly two centuries after its inception, Springfield Armory Inc. in Geneseo, Ill. revived the iconic heritage of the Armory to carry on its legacy.

We strive to honor this responsibility as guardians of the original Springfield Armory legacy by manufacturing the highest quality firearms to enable responsible citizens to preserve their right to keep and bear arms in the defense of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

With an unmatched emphasis on craftsmanship, performance and exceptional customer service, our mission is to forge superior firearms and provide the tools necessary to defend individual freedoms and equality for those who embrace the rights and principles secured by our Founding Fathers. For more information, please visit us at:


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