Does anyone have one of these?

Discussion in 'Collector's Corner' started by Tackleberry, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Member

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    Aug 17, 2011
    SHADOW USA 1911A1 Stainless Steel

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    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011
  2. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    A 1911? Yeah, we have a few around here. :lol:

    That's a nice Shadow man. Don't see many floating around at all.
     
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  3. DAT85

    DAT85 BIG OL' BALD HAID ! Supporting Addict

    Aug 26, 2011
    Details please.......

    DAT85
     
  4. awpk03s

    awpk03s Active Member

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    Aug 23, 2011
    I have a 1911. I have a shadow that follows me around all day... but I don't have one of those Shadow 1911s! What is it??
     
  5. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    It's a 1911, so I'm moving this to the 1911 section.
     
  6. Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Member

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    Aug 17, 2011

    According to what little I found in my research, this was made in Riverside Co., CA sometime in the early to mid 1980s. The previous owner bought it from the original owner some years ago. The original owner had told him that the serial number on the pistol was specificly for him when the pistol was made. The fit and finish on this pistol is impecable. Someone knew exctly what they were doing when they made this pistol. The machining of the parts is absolutey superb. I have never seen another one of these. To me, it is a piece of art.
     
  7. Ditto_95

    Ditto_95 Why oh why? Supporting Addict

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    Nov 5, 2011
    I cut myself just looking at that.

    Seriously, nice looking pistol. You seem to have a knack for obtaining differt things.
     
  8. Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Member

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    Aug 17, 2011
  9. 38 Super Fan

    38 Super Fan Bass Fishing Addict

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    Aug 18, 2011
    That's a cool piece James, your's is the only one I've seen.
     
  10. 1911Luvr

    1911Luvr Single stacks rock!

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    Jun 25, 2012
    Made in Riverside? I was born, raised and still live here and never heard of any pistols manufactured here. Can you send me a link to some info on it? I'd love to find one for myself now, that would be a wonderful story to be able to own.
     
  11. Dualspringfields

    Dualspringfields Member

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    Aug 23, 2011
    Very nice looking pistol you have there. Congrats!
     
  12. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Very nice piece!

    Congratulations on your acquisition!
     
  13. switchback

    switchback Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2014
    That is a nice pistol, there have been several companies that, prior to Kimber, tried to bring other 1911-A1s to market, most eventually failed. Thanks for showing
     

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