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  1. General 1911 talk
    I believe many addicts have seen a custom 1950 Colt commander on collector firearms website and wonder whose custom work is this. Can anyone identify it? https://www.collectorsfirearms.com/search?controller=search&s=C17601&category_dropdown_id=All+Products
  2. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I thought I have done buying my birth year colts. But I still need two more for two of our renowned custom builders. Prefer the combat commander in any 3 calibers but also consider government size. Thanks!
  3. General 1911 talk
    I searched and didn’t see this come up… I am seeing certain vendors on gunbroker with imported Colts here and there and they’re in pretty good condition. They seem to be available at a discount to similar models and conditions from the same time frame. All the ones I’ve seen are from the...
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Had some 1976 Colt base guns to complete my birth year custom set. Still need a couple more for additional custom builds. Thanks for looking and consideration. Since I have a couple of Wilson Supergrades coming, I can trade my Wilson experior Doublestack commander blackout edition with SRO for...
  5. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Some readers may recall that in the Spring of '21 I got the unexpected chance to buy Colt from an old mentor's estate through his adopted son who knew of our connection. The man was an Army veteran who served multiple tours in Vietnam and elsewhere throughout a long career. We met when I became...
  6. General 1911 talk
    I’m new here, so my apologies if I’ve put this in the wrong place, but I could sure use some help. I’ve been searching for 1911A1 parts for my CMP Remington Rand (and others) for at least a year now, with absolutely no success. Tried all the big name sites (E-Bay, Gunbroker, Numrich, etc.)...
  7. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    No affiliation. No bids. Opening is $899 and would make a good base gun for custom work IMO. https://www.gunbroker.com/Item/912758982
  8. General 1911 talk
    So I've got a dilemma. I'm mostly through this restoration of my dad's Colt 1911 .45 originally made by Al Dinan back in the '70s or early '80s. It has been worked over with some of the best modern parts by a professional gunsmith who builds guns for shooters you would recognize. It shoots...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Colt 1918 Complete restoration by Turnbull A mark was left at the ejection port. If memory serves. it was decided it left some character to the pistol. 4995.00 now 4795.00, NOW 4695.00 plus 35.00 shipping, and whatever insurance you want to put on the shipping etc. My FFL usually ships USPS...
  10. General 1911 talk
    does anyone have any experience with what I presume to be a Talo run of 1/500 Colt 5 inch FDE 45 ACPs in their lightweight frame? thanks in advance - Brent / KY
  11. General 1911 talk
    What time period at Colt produced the highest quality 1911s? I continually find myself drawn to the guns built in the 20s, 30s and 40s. To my eye, the lines on the 1911 guns in the 30s were exceptional and seem to have steadily gone downhill reaching a downward peak in the 70s. I will say the...
  12. General 1911 talk
    I have been watching this one for a while now. He started by listing it at $1200. Now $1150. I have bought one pistol from this same seller and I know he competed and shot his 1911s a good bit, but this one looks good in the pics. It is a Series 70 from 1977. Any info would be appreciated. Sorry...
  13. General 1911 talk
    They realize that a nice 1911 is a good weapon for personal protection. They feel they can buy one that will last beyond their lifetime. My best one is here:
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I am looking to purchase a stainless Colt 1911 Government in .38 Super. This is for a build--so I am open to new or used (potential newer models include "1911 Classic" and "Competition"). Please let me know if you have something you'd be willing to sell. Thanks.
  15. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    This is a very clean 1979 Colt MKIV/Series 70 45ACP. I am the 2nd owner however it has only been fired by the original owner who bought it new in 1979. I am not great at taking pictures and she is a beauty in person. The original owner said less than 500 rounds down the pipe and he is a...
  16. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    So, I purchased this Colt about a month ago thinking I would never find the "specific date" Colt I wanted for sentimental reasons. This one was one year off the mark, but I was ok with that. Fast-forward….I found the Colt and date I want. Now I need to fund that purchase since I don't have the...
  17. General 1911 talk
    I own many of these 1911's pistols. These are my Top Three that I use for protection every week. They got on my top three from many years of range and gunsmithing work. I'd say 3000+ rounds with no failures.
  18. New Member Introductions
    Novice who is in the market for my 1st 1911 & am thinking a Colt (I think) 1911 Govt. My interest is in historical - or at least history inspired - firearms so probably boring to others but not me. I would like thoughts on what to buy 1ST...thanks! I live in metro Atlanta.
  19. General 1911 talk
    I've been contemplating getting a 9mm Commander from the mid-60's or early 70's to use for a build. Two questions: 1) Is there a 9mm Commander that's more desirable for this purpose? 2) Who should I look to that doesn't take 5 years and cost $8K? Would love a Ted Yost build, especially as he...
  20. General 1911 talk
    My local gun store has a Colt MK IV S80 .45 acp they are selling on consignment. It's got a match barrel, trigger and action job, and custom wood grips with adjustable sights. Seems to be in really good shape. They're asking $620 for it. Anyone know about these mid 80's to 90's Colts? Is that...
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