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Forum: 1911/1911A1 Service Pistol

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  1. Post Sticky Thread Combat Firing with Hand Guns (Department of Defense 1944)

    COMBAT FIRING WITH HAND GUNS - Department of Defense 1944 - PIN 20504 - CORRECT GRIPS; THREE BASIC FIRING POSITIONS; FIRING QUICKLY AND INSTINCTIVELY.

    Started by Badger‎, 10-07-2010 08:36 AM
    1944, combat, defense, department, firing, guns, hand
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  2. Post Sticky Thread TM 9-1295 U.S. Pistols & Revolvers - M1911, M1911A1 and S&W M1917 (1942)

    TM 9-1295 U.S. Pistols & Revolvers - M1911, M1911A1 and S&W M1917 (1942) Ordnance Maintenance Manual War Department - November 9th, 1942 Format:...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-13-2010 12:51 PM
    1942, m1911, m1917, pistols, revolvers, sandw
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  3. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Military Dates of Manufacture (OldGuns.Net)

    http://oldguns.net/sn_php/milmods.htm

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    dates, manufacture, military, oldgunsnet
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  4. Post Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films)

    Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films) These combined videos demonstrate the mechanics of pistols, rifles and machine guns....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 03:03 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  5. Post Sticky Thread TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994)

    TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994) DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT: Approved for public release: distribution is unlimited....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 10:41 AM
    1994, ammunition, army, data, sheets, tm27
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  6. Post Sticky Thread Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films)

    Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films) "Infantry Weapons and Their Effects" is an official WWII era...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-11-2009 04:32 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  7. Post Sticky Thread Small Arms Instructors Manual (1918)

    Small Arms Instructors Manual (1918) Compiled by the Small Arms Instruction Corps Format: 234 pages - E.P. Dutton @ Company, New York (1918) ...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-28-2009 02:47 PM
    1918, arms, instructors, manual, small
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  8. Post Sticky Thread Cleaning a Mil-Spec 1911-A1

    Cleaning a Mil-Spec 1911-A1 Mouse Click on the film strip thumbnail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI33et_ar_I Cleaning a Mil-Spec...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-09-2009 09:12 AM
    1911a1, cleaning, milspec
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  9. Post Sticky Thread Springfield Armoury 1911 Mil-Spec Disassembly/Assembly

    Springfield Armoury 1911 Mil-Spec Disassembly/Assembly Mouse Click on the film strip thumbnail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufd6W1a2NHc...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-09-2009 09:05 AM
    1911, armoury, disassembly or assembly, milspec, springfield
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  10. Post Sticky Thread 1911 Handgun Assembly Animation

    1911 Handgun Assembly Animation Mouse Click on the film strip thumbnail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P4XJTKzKEU 1911 Handgun...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-09-2009 08:44 AM
    1911, animation, assembly, handgun
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  11. Post Sticky Thread Blueprints and Specifications for the M1911A1 .45 Cal Service Pistol

    Blueprints and Specifications for the M1911A1 .45 Caliber Service Pistol (U.S. Ordnance Department blueprints dating from 1936 with revisions...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-27-2007 07:46 PM
    blueprints, cal, pistol, service, specifications
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  1. My 1917 Colt 1911 question......

    I'm pretty sure the DOM of my pistol is 1917. I also know the magazine is not the original. I think the "S" on the lip means it was made by Scovill...

    Started by bayhunter‎, 09-21-2018 02:54 PM
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  2. Argentine Colt 1911

    I have a colt 1911 made for Argentina. It has no finish left but all the serial numbers match. It seems a lot of them are like this, with matching...

    Started by gunsby_blazen‎, 11-19-2017 01:50 AM
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    1911, argentine, colt
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  3. CMP lottery open

    Just curious... I see very little chatter or excitement relative to the CMP 1911 program that started taking applications for their lotteryblsst last...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 09-10-2018 11:46 AM
    cmp, lottery, open
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 256
    09-15-2018, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  4. Recent purchase

    I recently purchased a Ithaca 1911A1 from a friend of mine. It was carried by his father-in-law in WWII (1st Lt, 20th Armored Div,) It has...

    Started by szvacek‎, 06-18-2018 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,418
    08-26-2018, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  5. reassembly problems

    I recently purchased an 1911 and M1 Carbine from a friend of mine. These two weapons were carried by his father-in-law (1st Lt, 20th Armored Div) in...

    Started by szvacek‎, 08-08-2018 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 650
    08-14-2018, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Help Identify 1911 .45 Barrel

    I picked up a 5" 1911 barrel in a part purchase I did for a build I am working on. It has a marking on top of the barrel that says, "CAL .45 ACP". On...

    Started by DDWORKIN‎, 07-22-2018 01:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 537
    07-23-2018, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  7. Remington Rand Type II S/N 186xxx

    Good Day, I was wondering if the knowledgeable folks on this forum could advice me on the originality of the finish on this Type II RR. Comments...

    Started by mojalajab‎, 12-28-2017 05:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
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    07-17-2018, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  8. 1944 Colt 1911A1 MAGAZINE HELP!

    I recently acquired a 44' Colt 1911A1. I am looking for the correct magazine that for the gun. I believe I need a full blued, pinned floor plate...

    Started by getem2011‎, 05-17-2018 11:48 AM
    1944, colt, magazine
    • Replies: 2
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    05-25-2018, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  9. Book Recommendations for 1911/1911A1

    I'm interested in learning more about the 1911 & 1911A1. If you were to recommend one or two books, what would they be?

    Started by boomer656‎, 05-18-2018 07:21 PM
    book, recommendations
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 781
    05-25-2018, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  10. Need help sourcing Ithaca 1911a1 hammer

    Hey so I'm a new member to this forum, but I need help sourcing a part. I have a 1945 Ithaca 1911a1 which is all correct except possible for the...

    Started by md_63‎, 05-05-2018 09:50 PM
    hammer, ithaca, sourcing
    • Replies: 2
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    05-06-2018, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  11. 1912 Squad Cleaning Kit

    I mentioned this in the thread on the adoption of the 1911 and had a request to see it. It's gone now but here are the pictures. I think you...

    Started by rcathey‎, 04-15-2018 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 667
    04-16-2018, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  12. 1911 Adoption THE Docuemnt!

    Hey guys, been doing some data mining for my research website and came across this document. You should all know it well. The date is when Colt's...

    Started by Smokeeaterpilot‎, 04-12-2018 09:09 PM
    1911, adoption, docuemnt
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 739
    04-14-2018, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  13. REMRAND with A stamped

    I've just found on the Net a REMRAND for sale with that "A" stamped close to the S/N. Contrary to what the seller states I don't think it has...

    Started by colt45acp‎, 03-18-2018 06:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,093
    03-19-2018, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  14. WWII M1911A1 High Standard Barrel, Finish on Feedramp

    Folks, I recently picked up a NOS High Standard barrel for my Remington Rand. The feedramp is Dulite coated as well. So were they polished and then...

    Started by dt1950‎, 03-10-2018 02:42 PM
    barrel, feedramp, finish, high, standard, wwii
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 952
    03-14-2018, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  15. COLT WWII serial numbers fonts

    COLT's developed several different styles of lettering for their roll marks during the years, FWIK they changed the S/N fonts in 1945 but I can't...

    Started by colt45acp‎, 02-20-2018 12:22 PM
    colt, fonts, numbers, serial, wwii
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 860
    02-20-2018, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  16. M1911 Purchases bybUS

    Does anyone know how many M1911's after WWII? Just curious.

    Started by Cosine26‎, 01-21-2018 04:54 PM
    bybus, m1911, purchases
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,912
    02-07-2018, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  17. Springfield Armory 1911 magazine

    .,Recently bought a 1913 colt in the 26XXX serial number range. I think it is at least 75%. It seems to be all correct , with the exception it had a...

    Started by Vernon Morris‎, 11-29-2017 10:39 PM
    1911, armory, magazine, springfield
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,523
    12-20-2017, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  18. CMP 1911’s

    Hello, When CMP start selling the 1911’s would I be able to buy one living in California? How will they be classified? Thanks

    Started by Kardar2‎, 12-09-2017 03:38 PM
    1911’s, cmp
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 925
    12-11-2017, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  19. M1911 Imports

    The recent gun show pick up M1911 has a tiny Century Arms Import marking on it. Does anybody know when or from where Century imported them? I scoured...

    Started by Snowman1510‎, 10-29-2017 08:42 PM
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    • Replies: 23
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    11-06-2017, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  20. Gun Show USGI 1911 (1918 Manufacture)

    I just picked this up at a gun show and thought you guys might enjoy it, a little bit of a cross post I guess but here it is!

    Started by Snowman1510‎, 10-21-2017 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,218
    11-01-2017, 01:42 AM Go to last post

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