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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 09:36 AM
    1944, combat, defense, department, firing, guns, hand
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  2. 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 08:46 PM
    blueprints, cal, pistol, service, specifications
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  3. 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 09:44 AM
    1911, animation, assembly, handgun
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  4. 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 10:05 AM
    1911, armoury, disassembly or assembly, milspec, springfield
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  5. 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 10:12 AM
    1911a1, cleaning, milspec
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  6. 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 03:47 PM
    1918, arms, instructors, manual, small
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  7. 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 05:32 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  8. 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 11:41 AM
    1994, ammunition, army, data, sheets, tm27
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  9. 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 04:03 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  10. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Military Dates of Manufacture (OldGuns.Net)

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

    Started by Badger‎, 01-01-2010 09:55 AM
    dates, manufacture, military, oldgunsnet
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  11. 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 01:51 PM
    1942, m1911, m1917, pistols, revolvers, sandw
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» Normal Threads
  1. North American Arms sighting

    If you are ever in Quebec City, make sure you take a tour of the citadel, the fort in the old city. In the museum sitting there with a few other...

    Started by westgard‎, 09-06-2009 07:56 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 6
    american, arms, north, sighting
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  2. Question 1911 in .455 British

    I have a Colt 1911 in .455 caliber and I'm doing research on it. It's in pretty nice shape but it did not come with any magazines. Anyone know...

    Started by xSentinel‎, 02-21-2014 01:00 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
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    05-19-2014, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  3. Auto Ordnance Army WW2 copy 1911a1 45acp

    Recently in the past few years I been interested in 1911's so i picked up a new auto ordnance army ww2 copy 1911a1 in 45acp for $389. Its an awesome...

    Started by 1911crazy‎, 12-18-2010 11:23 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    45acp, army, auto, copy, ordnance, ww2
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    04-19-2012, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Colt m1911 Russian Contract ?

    Hi all ! I am totally newbie here. This forum seemed to be a right place for my mystery 1911. This 1911 is in its original condition and guaranteed...

    Started by SilverVeteran‎, 06-12-2019 05:35 PM
    5 Pages
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  5. A New In The Box Colt M1911A1...

    M1911A1 U.S. ARMY SERIAL NO. 1672971 THIS COLT M1911A1 WAS SHIPPED TO SPRINGFIELD ARMORY IN OCTOBER 1944. IT WAS SUBSEQUENTLY TRANSFERRED TO THE...

    Started by John Holbrook‎, 11-21-2010 02:01 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    box, colt
    • Replies: 37
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    12-22-2014, 11:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Filed off serial numbers on a 1911

    I am been made aware of a man who has a 1911 that has the serial numbers filed off by the original owner. He was afraid that Uncle Sam would not...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 10-24-2011 08:59 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    1911, filed, numbers, serial
    • Replies: 34
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    11-07-2011, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  7. 1911A1s in Iraq

    I was down at my local dealer today the guy behind the counter had just got out of the army he told me that on his second trip overseas they took...

    Started by rice 123‎, 10-23-2010 11:42 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    iraq
    • Replies: 32
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    08-11-2011, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  8. Unissued WWI Colt 1911 on GB

    Described as Unissued and a Museum piece. Currently @ $17,591.00 UNISSUED WWI COLT1911 U.S.45ACP MUSEUM QUALITY NR - Semi Auto Pistols at...

    Started by painter777‎, 12-09-2018 07:08 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
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    04-15-2019, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  9. Contest to rename the idiot scratch

    I posted these on another thread and decided to start a new thread with it and see where it goes. 1.Why is the drill sergeant yelling at me while...

    Started by DaveN‎, 06-10-2014 08:04 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
    contest, idiot, rename, scratch
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  10. Colt 1911A1 Value

    I just picked up an all original Colt 1911A1. It has 90% original finish and all correct stamps. It was produced in the last Colt batch of 1945. It...

    Started by Wulf‎, 09-03-2010 08:07 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    colt
    • Replies: 29
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  11. 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 12:46 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 2,739
    09-24-2019, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  12. Infos on early Ithaca 1911A1

    I read that with the very early Ithaca 1911A1 production they received slides from Colt. I found here a 1911A1 that should be a Colt but the frame...

    Started by Mikecp‎, 08-05-2012 12:32 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
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  13. WWII Commercial/Military transfer pistols

    Here are a few photos...just for fun. They show some of the pistols Colt's reworked and transferred over to the military contract when they suspended...

    Started by Scott Gahimer‎, 04-22-2009 01:28 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    commercial or military, pistols, transfer, wwii
    • Replies: 23
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  14. 1911 replica recommendation

    I have previously posted a topic in which I had expessed the desire to purchase a Govt. issue 1911 .45 . Upon doing some research I have come to the...

    Started by toad‎, 03-13-2010 01:10 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    1911, recommendation, replica
    • Replies: 23
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    09-08-2011, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  15. Which of these 3 would you chose from? RR1911A1, Colt 1911 or Colt Government

    Hi guys. I have the fun opportunity to select one, two or three of the following pistols. The two Colts (1911 and Government) are priced exactly...

    Started by Beginner‎, 07-15-2016 03:38 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
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    02-07-2017, 11:34 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 09:42 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
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    11-06-2017, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  17. Colt M-1903 revolver

    Although this is not regarding a M1911 this seemed to be the most appropriate forum. I have a Colt M-1903 Army 38 cal. revolver that is in fairly...

    Started by pbill‎, 03-09-2009 06:49 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    03-20-2009, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  18. 3 problems with my early 1911 need advice.

    Colt 1911 Forum Post: I recenctly acquired a very nice Colt 1911, serial number 72,xxx, and paid about $400 which is worrisome since I was not in...

    Started by Texwing‎, 03-06-2010 11:14 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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  19. Another Blue 1911A1

    Deleted Davids' photos per his requesta. ...

    Started by dbarn‎, 06-29-2012 06:29 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 9,042
    07-26-2012, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  20. Talking Strange US&S markings

    Hi all. Got left behind when you all moved. Finally found my way back. I guess the old posts are lost , so a little update would prob'ly be good. A...

    Started by emmagee1917‎, 08-19-2009 06:55 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    markings, strange, usands
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 13,289
    08-26-2009, 02:30 PM Go to last post

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