"Until the modern improvements were made"
Really?The magazine funnel cleverly called "magwell" would be one of them.
Trouble loading your pistol?
Here's the thing,a little humility never hurt anyone and recognizing that John
Browning was a master gunsmith,inventor and industrial engineer who worked
for a living and did not live in a bubble couldn't either.Attempting to put the man down while his accomplishments are still here alive and well over a
hundred years later is counterproductive,if you don't like M1911's at least show
that you know and understand why.