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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by deadite, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    Got a new camera, so I wanted to share. :)

    Here is my well-worn Colt 1911 made in 1918.

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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Wow!!:wow:

    If that gun could talk, I'm sure it could tell quite a few stories!
     
  6. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    Thanks!!

    Btw, I've told the story about this Colt in a couple other threads.

    http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1058905

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    Beautiful!

    When I first looked at the title for this thread I thought it was going to be about some Japanese guy!

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  9. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    Thanks, Okie!


    :rofl:

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    deadite Groovy.

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    I also have the original box of ammo from WWII. Hopefully, when I take some pics, I can find the ammo, too. :)

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    Brass Nazi NO BRASS FOR U!

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    It don't look particularly worn to me, just has a nice patina.
     
  12. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    That's a good way to look at it. :)

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    Honorable scars of battle.
     
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    I bet you can still protect your life with that gorgeous piece. Unlike
    a Mimber or Springfield. :cool:
     
  15. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    That's the way I look at it, too.

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    deadite Groovy.

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    It still shoots really well with ball ammo. Every once in a while I take her out and run some ammo through. I made sure to install a Wilson Combat shock buffer to protect the frame from cracking. The steel is a little softer than new guns and the steel hardening processes were a little lax during wartime demand.

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    Good idea. I wouldn't shoot it that much either.
     
  18. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    I'm more likely to wear it out by fondling it every day. ;)

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  20. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    My bad for not holding down the Caps key. :)

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