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  1. Collector's Corner
    This is for sale locally. It has been refinished in black oxide. Hammer had been swapped, so a 1918 hammer was purchased. Seller is asking $700, which seems like a decent deal. Pictures below. Any thoughts on price vs. condition?
  2. General 1911 talk
    Hey guys... My neighbor from down the hill on my street, was going through some old junk in his house this afternoon, and found the old Army manual from back when he was in, serving as a small arms instructor. He walked up to my house and knocked on my door... Anyway, he knows I have a Rock...
  3. Caliber Talk: Ammunition, Reloading, and Shooting
    My son , a USN Senior Chief, is currently at Ft Benning Ga competing in the InterService Pistol Championships. The AMU's (Army Marksmanship Unit) commitment to precision shooting is impressive. They are based out of Ft Benning and have their load development center there. Most all competitive...
  4. General Firearm Discussion
    Hi Folks, Figured everybody likes pics :)... I recently bought this NIB (2016) SAA. The quality is much better than Colt was turning out a few years back. The new models have the removable barrel bushing like the originals, and the bluing is much better than years back. I had the genuine...
  5. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Just got my 1911 WW1 U.S. Army from Turnbull. Very impressed by its quality, fit/finish, trigger pull and accuracy. I had sent it back to have some custom sight work done because it was shooting high. They installed a new, taller front sight and cut a square notch in the rear sight. The...
  6. Collector's Corner
    Here's a couple pics of my 1915 Colt I got earlier this year. Vertical H over P barrel. Was wondering about the striped look to the bluing, but then saw 2 nearby examples in Karl Karash's cd that also show it, a little more subtle though. I'm kinda liking that look now, reminds me of tiger...
  7. General Firearm Discussion
    Army Picks Sig Sauer's P320 Handgun to Replace M9 Service Pistol "The U.S. Army on Thursday awarded Sig Sauer a contract worth $580 million to make the next service pistol based on the company's P320 handgun. Sig Sauer beat out Glock Inc., FN America and Beretta USA, the maker of the...
  8. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I'm old but these are older than me...
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