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Internal vs External Extractors on 1911s

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While setting up the reset rope on our new falling plate rack, I address my personal feelings about the internal vs external 1911 debate.  I...

Rant – Why I Don’t Care About Colt

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Subject came up this week. The on-going dramas and failures of Colt as a business. While the subject of Colt might be popular fodder...

POTD — Bringing Out The Old Girl

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Carried this gun for 12 years. It’s been to hell and back. Hell! I’ve even hit a few people with it. Refinished twice I...

Curing Hammer Bite Circa 1985

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Back in the mid 80’s I was a young, broke guy who wanted to get into shooting competition. I had a friend who introduced...

Yaqui Style Holsters Are Bullcrap

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This needs to stop. Seriously. Stop buying these pieces of crap. Stop wearing these pieces of crap. Stop pretending these aren’t pieces of crap....

WWI Colt Detail Strip

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This is a belated followup to a post from last year. We rescued a WWI Colt 1911…literally a pre-WWI manufactured gun…from the “wanna-be armorer...

Shrapnel Damaged 1911 from Battle of The Bulge

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Some very interesting photographs have been circulating around the internet today. They purport to show a US Government issued Colt M1911 that was recovered...

A 1923 Colt Commercial

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Freeze’s 1923 Commercial Colt We were out with some friends and family earlier this year. It was a casual fun-day. Some of the more experienced...

WW1 Colt Shadow Box

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How I came to take possession of this old Colt is an interesting story in itself. One can't readily tell from this photograph, but...
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