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  1. Bill, He last posted/visited 3 months ago. A...

    Bill,
    He last posted/visited 3 months ago.
    A wait and see.

    Cheers,
  2. I have one stored away that belongs to my...

    I have one stored away that belongs to my Daughter in law. Her Grandfather 'collected it' in WWII.
    The story and many more pictures are first link below:
    ...
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    Mike, All your years in law enforcement surely...

    Mike,
    All your years in law enforcement surely you know all the BAD GUYS will turn their arms in. The NO QUESTIONS ASKED surrenders are a great way to make some extra cash on those stolen or to be...
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    Gotta Be Rare !

    Very First Left Handed Op Slide I've ever seen........ :clap:

    Thx for sharing your new grab, :cheers:
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    If that barrel has a P proof stamp on it, look...

    If that barrel has a P proof stamp on it, look for a 'Punch Mark' near it.
    Will look like this ( . )
    Most likely will be under the bayo band.
    NPM often used these single Punch marks as their...
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    Are you calling that a IBM just because the...

    Are you calling that a IBM just because the barrel is IBM ?

    Seeing it has been through a rebuild at least once in it's life-
    Without having a dated barrel.. Or knowing if that is the original...
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    Some Destroyed Some Auctioned

    In Michigan some seized guns get auctioned:
    See guns seized by police and up for auction online today - mlive.com

    Some (?) Confiscated and turned in arms are destroyed.....
    OPen this link: MSP -...
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    TSA does pretty well. After getting through at...

    TSA does pretty well.
    After getting through at Reagan to fly home I noticed a couple of blue totes full of pocket knives etc.
    One smaller tote was half full of change that had been picked up off...
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    Deleted text. Trying to play nice......

    Deleted text.
    Trying to play nice......
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    That's Nuts !! Are we to believe they'd destroy...

    That's Nuts !!
    Are we to believe they'd destroy the evidence 'before the case gets to court' ?
    What will become of the guns will depend on a Judges decision IF the man is found guilty and...
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    1,200 guns 7 tons of ammo + cash

    How about this seizure back in 2015?


    https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2015/07/28/guns-ammo-found-in-dead-mans-home-lah-dnt-ac.cnn
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    I try about once a week to see if I can find any...

    I try about once a week to see if I can find any updates about this case but so far haven't found anything.
    Anyone that lives out that way and hears anything.... Please chime in.

    Thx..
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    Lined out Inland to RMC

    I had forgot about this one. It was interesting watching the early stages. But have been busy and lost track of it.
    Just noticed this evening that this sale is now complete.
    A 458,xxx lined out...
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    Like BAR said.... That number 1 was more than...

    Like BAR said.... That number 1 was more than likely a nice new 1 die stamp.
    I've seen pictures of Colt .45's and S&W Revolvers being handed out in old pictures with them in the box. That way the...
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    Cool gun site shows a 1916, Reading the...

    Cool gun site shows a 1916,
    Reading the info..... Is this one from the batch linked below ?

    Go to:
    http://www.coolgunsite.com/

    Then click on 1911 Gallery, scroll down to Gov model 1916 C59xxx
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    Hi Rick, No offense was meant. Sunray had...

    Hi Rick,
    No offense was meant.
    Sunray had already posted how Marty could contact you.
    I mentioned Frank as an option in case you couldn't schedule in a time frame Marty was/might have been in....
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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/06/s...

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/06/sl500-2.jpg

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2015/08/30carbineleatherscabbardjpg-1.jpg

    Hooks have different make/detail on the top...
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    Scabbard Strap Hardware

    Robert,
    Do you have the straps for your leather scabbard ?
    I seen a couple complete 44 dated real ones for sale @ $400 and up..IIRC
    Curious as I ran across a set of Repro straps being offered on...
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    RCS..

    A few hours of searching I can find one reference to a 42 dated Scabbard made by Hess and Hopkins.
    No pictures, just a post by a Englishman named Leatherneck17 near the bottom in this link:
    M1...
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    Very possibly from the glue used in the actual...

    Very possibly from the glue used in the actual veneer that prevents a stain from penetrating.
    You could try base coating this area with a Gel type stain that acts nearly like a paint.You'd be trying...
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    Marty, frankderrico may also be available for...

    Marty,
    frankderrico may also be available for your stock repair.

    Good Luck

    Franks contact page:
    https://www.milsurps.com/member.php?u=6309
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    Yeah, I figured as much after reading it again...

    Yeah,
    I figured as much after reading it again this morning.
    -1 for me
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    Hi Bruce, First try with Paratroopers ? There...

    Hi Bruce,
    First try with Paratroopers ?
    There are numerous pics of M1A1's, 2 there as they load mags.
    This was the first jump @ Battalion strength in the Pacific. Not counting the guys who...
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    Jim, Anything like this Modified Long Stem ? ...

    Jim,
    Anything like this Modified Long Stem ?

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2012/06/DSC08526-1.jpg

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2012/06/DSC08376-1.jpg
    ...
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    GI-Bob, Is it POP QUIZ TIME ? Gotta be 20 or 30...

    GI-Bob,
    Is it POP QUIZ TIME ?
    Gotta be 20 or 30 rd Thompson.... or maybe M3 30 rd Grease gun mags.... Or both.... because they look like round nose .45's.
    I don't think the bullets look long...
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