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1986-87 Vintage MEUSOC 1911

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In 1986 or 87 I was introduced to Charlie Wilson, the senior gunsmith at the Quantico's Precision Weapons Section (PWS). Below are pictures of the gun Charlie built for a close friend of mine. The rounded or "Bobcat" butt was added a few years later, prior to Gulf I. At that time the MEUSOC 1911 specifications had not been solidified, but did follow a specific pattern. Minus the Bobcat butt, this gun reflects exactly what PWS was building for issuance to the fleet.


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That's really interesting. Like others have said, cool history!
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