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    There's been a couple Johnson model 1941 rifles...

    There's been a couple Johnson model 1941 rifles on GB with stock repairs similar to this, your work?

    Russ
  2. Looks like that outfit's in Cali, wonder how much...

    Looks like that outfit's in Cali, wonder how much longer he'll last out there?

    Russ
  3. Thread: M1911.org...

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    Agreed! :beerchug: Someone responded to a thread...

    Agreed! :beerchug: Someone responded to a thread I have there and I can't respond back...

    Russ
  4. Thread: M1911.org...

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    M1911.org...

    Anyone been able to get on the forum there? I get a timeout on the forum page, and a message on the home page about going to their ".net" site for updates which shows no problems since 2016...

    Russ
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    Good thing they're not being shipped to our GI's...

    Good thing they're not being shipped to our GI's in a war zone!

    Russ
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    I'll give 'em a year, they'll join the history...

    I'll give 'em a year, they'll join the history heap...

    Russ
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    Henry, I've done it to all the above as well....

    Henry, I've done it to all the above as well. Seems I get clutzier the more I try to be careful! I'm quite happy with the result and would recommend Cogan's to anyone needing a refinish.

    I was...
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    Well, I finally got around to having this...

    Well, I finally got around to having this refinished. Sent it to Cogan's Accurate Plating in AL, $683 and 3 weeks later, this is the result. Pay close attention to the condition of the slide! I put...
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    Smokey Yunick was an automotive pioneer from the...

    Smokey Yunick was an automotive pioneer from the 50's thru 80's who flew the hump in WWII. His three-book autobiography is quite interesting!

    Russ
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    Heck, I can't even log into my PB account...

    Heck, I can't even log into my PB account anymore. Time to move to Imgur!

    Russ
  11. Truly the greatest generation! Russ

    Truly the greatest generation!

    Russ
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    Book: Dog Company

    Guys, if you read this it should make you boiling mad! It's written by Capt Roger Hill and his "ghost writer" Lynn Vincent. Capt. Hill was convinced to plead out and avoid a courts martial for...
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    Here's a good write-up...

    Here's a good write-up, the reporting time discrepancy of over ONE hour is quite disconcerting...

    Russ
  14. Dibs on the BAR! What's the rifle on the far...

    Dibs on the BAR! What's the rifle on the far right?

    Russ
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    Call me a skeptic, my thoughts are it was somehow...

    Call me a skeptic, my thoughts are it was somehow intentional. Maybe 'Lil Kim assumed control of the merchant ship? I had heard the merch was doing some oddball maneuvering ahead of the hit. Nothing...
  16. In the mid 60's, we (boys) burned a half-dozen of...

    In the mid 60's, we (boys) burned a half-dozen of my little sister's Barbie Dolls with "flamethrowers" made from squeeze bottles of model airplane fuel, which was a mix of alcohol and nitromethane....
  17. I'm thinking an early Colt like that would be...

    I'm thinking an early Colt like that would be over $2k, ASSuming all was correct including grips. I just got blown away though, someone on CMP just offered a Colt in my serial range for $900...
  18. Graduating HS in 1971, it was not uncommon to see...

    Graduating HS in 1971, it was not uncommon to see rifles & shotguns in vehicles parked in the school parking lot. I can even remember a student selling a gun to another student, he had to go through...
  19. I recently gave $1k for a 1913 Colt (236xx) which...

    I recently gave $1k for a 1913 Colt (236xx) which needs a restoration. Value totally depends on condition...

    Russ
  20. Growing up in NY, fireworks were limited to...

    Growing up in NY, fireworks were limited to sparklers and snakes. We made snake bombs by stuffing the pellets in a matchbox with a short fuse, they would make funky smoke for 3 or 4 minutes. Taping...
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    I was kinda shocked at how close he was. I'd have...

    I was kinda shocked at how close he was. I'd have been concerned with fragments blowing "back atcha"...

    Russ
  22. I know, bumping an old thread here. I'm trying to...

    I know, bumping an old thread here. I'm trying to find someone to (possibly) restore my 1913 Colt 1911. Scott Gahimer couldn't really recommend anyone since Bill passed. The gun is in OK shape, but...
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    So, Peter, you're saying one could contact Ithaca...

    So, Peter, you're saying one could contact Ithaca and get info from a serial? Do you recall what info they gave out? I have a 1944 myself...

    Russ
  24. WTB: Buy or Trade-up, need an early Colt 1911 Slide.

    Hi All,

    I have Colt #236xx, built in 1913. A previous owner sanded off the "Rampant Colt" emblem and rounded off all hard edges. Looking for the exact same slide in better condition. Will trade my...
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    Doug, If I read every set of forum rules for all...

    Doug, If I read every set of forum rules for all the forums I'm on, I'd never get to do anything else! :madsmile:

    Russ
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