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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 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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  3. 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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  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 04:03 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 11:41 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 05:32 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 03:47 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 10:12 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 10:05 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 09:44 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 08:46 PM
    blueprints, cal, pistol, service, specifications
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  1. Colt 1911 Government ”Russian Contract”

    I just bought myself another Colt 1911 Russian Contract. This one is from the very early part of the contract serial C31377. Most likely spring...

    Started by SilverVeteran‎, 12-01-2019 04:16 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-01-2019, 11:03 PM Go to last post
  2. 1911 BEAR

    Got a nice young cinnamon bear last year with my 1911 in the ear at 2yds. just got my rug back today.

    Started by M1 C FAN‎, 11-08-2019 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    11-22-2019, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  3. Old magazine for the 1911

    I found an old magazine in my parts box. I think its called a Key Hole 1911 magazine. It seems to be in good shape and I don't think they are a...

    Started by Bruce McAskill‎, 11-08-2019 12:39 PM
    1911, magazine
    • Replies: 2
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    11-08-2019, 09:35 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
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 44
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  5. 1914 Colt Army 1911 pickup

    Picked her up for what I think was a decent price. Not sure if reblued or not, but if so they did a very nice job. Minimal wear on internals Gave...

    Started by steveTA1983‎, 10-02-2019 12:08 PM
    1911, 1914, army, colt, pickup
    • Replies: 8
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    10-05-2019, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    09-24-2019, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Trying to Identify Origin of a 1911 Barrel

    I have what I believe to be a barrel for a 1911-type pistol. I have attached photos of the barrel and proofmarks on it. There appears to be one or...

    Started by USMA79‎, 09-13-2019 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 402
    09-18-2019, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 03:54 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-09-2019, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  9. Identifying Two M1911 Magazines

    I'm looking for information regarding the possible origin of two M1911 magazines. Both have pinned bases and both have lanyard rings. One has a...

    Started by USMA79‎, 08-22-2019 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 450
    08-23-2019, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  10. OBLITERATED OR ABSENT SERIAL NUMBERS OR RE-NUMBERED

    :wave: WHAT TO DO. I AM LOOKING AT 2 BRING BACK 1911s, ONE BEING AN A1. PARDON THE BOLD, CAPPED LARGE LETTERS. EYESIGHT THING. ONE FRIEND, A LT.COL....

    Started by dirty doc‎, 08-13-2019 04:03 PM
    absent, numbers, obliterated, renumbered, serial
    • Replies: 8
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    08-18-2019, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  11. Barrel ID Help

    I'm looking for a little help Iding a barrel. It's in a Colt 1911a1 I just bought, serial # 943xxx, all parts are correct but not really sure about...

    Started by gene of oregon‎, 07-29-2019 10:13 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 287
    07-29-2019, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  12. Possible 1914 Canadian Colt Goverment

    Hello All, I am a fairly new member here, I enjoy the info and history I get to see on this forum. I just acquired a mixmaster Colt Government...

    Started by Dad Longworth‎, 07-18-2019 01:46 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 760
    07-25-2019, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Russian Colt 1911 holster

    Hello, any idea what was the holster for Russian Colt 1911??? K31/43

    Started by K31/43‎, 05-05-2013 10:08 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    06-18-2019, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 02:50 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    1911, argentine, colt
    • Replies: 17
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    05-15-2019, 02:15 AM Go to last post
  15. Colt 1911 shipped to AEF

    Question for those far more knowledgeable on this subject than me..... From Clawson’s book and other references, it appears Colt 1911’s during the...

    Started by mojalajab‎, 03-22-2019 03:41 PM
    1911, aef, colt, shipped
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 914
    05-12-2019, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  16. Nice 1918 made North American Arms Company Limited Colt Model 1911

    A friend of mine picked this nice and excellent condition one up recently and I thought I would let people here who have never heard of or seen one,...

    Started by owengun‎, 04-24-2019 08:13 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    1911, 1918, american, arms, colt, company, limited, made, model, nice, north
    • Replies: 12
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    04-28-2019, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  17. Ithaca 1911A1 My fathers pistol

    This is my fathers .45 automatic. In the 50s he was in the Air Force stationed in Alaska and maned a listening post on the Aleutian Island. He was...

    Started by Cheese Noodles‎, 04-17-2019 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 735
    04-28-2019, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  18. Family Heirloom, Colt Super .38 Automatic

    When my father passed away in 2018, I was left with several family guns. One from my great Grandfather ( a .22 rifle). one from my Grandfather...

    Started by AmEngRifles‎, 04-14-2019 05:11 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    04-18-2019, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Views: 4,163
    04-15-2019, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  20. Colt (Walther) 22 Rail Gun 1911

    Obviously not service connected but as it was designed to duplicate the 1911 in weight and handling I figured I'd give it a review. Shot six twelve...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-24-2019 07:31 PM
    1911, colt, gun, rail, walther
    • Replies: 1
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    04-15-2019, 05:48 PM Go to last post

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