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  1. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    Received this from CMP earlier this month. Matching slide and frame Remington Rand, with HS barrel too. A quick field strip showed basically all parts were original RR. The only exceptions, a Colt WW2 checkered slide stop, and late contract grips, which I replaced with some WW2 Keyes fiber grips...
  2. Modern Handgun Forum
    Hey y'all, two years ago I bought a Dan Wesson 1911 Valor V-Bob (Duty Coat) in 9mm. Never fired it, function checked/oiled then wrapped it back up into the plastic and back in the hard case. Get it out a few times a year to wipe down and then put back away. With Dan Wesson discontinuing the...
  3. Military Handgun Forum
    Hey everyone! Got a beautiful gun in my local store recently and I decided to take a risk and pick it up. From what I can tell, it is a commercial Steyr 1911 made in 1912 for the commercial market! That is why it lacks traditional military markings and only "STEYR 1912 MOD.1911" on the side and...
  4. Military Handgun Forum
    Springfield Armory 1911 featuring RO Elite Operator, 45 ACP, Rail, 5" Stainless Barrel, Range Bag , 4, 7 round Mags, Holster, Magazine Pouch, cleaning tools, Fiber Optic Front Sight, Tactical Ledge Rear Sight, Nice Grips. This is a Great Competition SA Trigger. A most have. Now available at...
  5. Military Handgun Forum
    Hello. Was hoping someone might be familiar with the intertwined "GS" marking on the bottom of the Colt 1911 slide in the attached photo. After looking in my Poyer book and other forums my best guess is that it was originally stamped "S" for a Commercial production, but then over-stamped "G"...
  6. Military Handgun Forum
    Hello all, I am in search of a 1911 and 1911a1 data sheet like I have used for Garands and M1 Carbines. HOW TO FILL OUT a CARBINE CLUB DATA SHEET FOR AN M1 CARBINE Is anyone aware of datasheets available for the 1911's (particularly govt models) Thank you in advance
  7. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    I have a 1911 built in 1914 which was shipped to the Navy. Does the Navy maintain any records which would indicate which ship, station, or base it was assigned to?
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