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  1. Lakeman45 replied to the thread CMP Field Grade, replacement slide.

    The original specification for the trigger pull was "Not less than 6 pounds." They probably wore into less, but that was the original spec.

    Oct 27, 2020 at 9:46 AM
  2. Lakeman45 replied to the thread Colt Commercial/Military.

    Colt transferred just about everything for the Government Model into the military 1911A1 contract. Unfinished slides and receivers,...

    Oct 26, 2020 at 1:45 PM
  3. Lakeman45 replied to the thread CMP Field Grade, replacement slide.

    The hardened parts tended to finish darker than the parts that were not hardened. Most of the small parts were also hardened, leaving...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 10:30 AM
  4. Lakeman45 replied to the thread CMP Service Grade Colt Frame w/ Remington Rand Slide.

    Brig. Gen. Guy H. Drewry was the officer in charge of the Springfield Ordnance District. Any small arms made in his district had his...

    Oct 24, 2020