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No Tool Detail Strip of the 1911

No Tool Detail Strip of the 1911 During the US Army trials, the two competitors came down to the Colt 1911 and Savage 1907. The Savage 1907 had several strong advocates on the Army Ordnance Board, citing the Colt’s size and weigh among other things. The question has also come up as to whether kickbacks […]

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1911 Trivia

The pistol has a long and distinguished history with the US Armed Forces. Designed by John M. Browning in cooperation with Colt, it was adopted in the spring of 1911 and dubbed “Model of 1911 US Army Calibre 45.” With a few modifications to make the pistol more user-friendly, it appeared in WW2 as the […]

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Kimber Pro Covert II

I received the call from Jim owner of Jim’s Guns late one Thursday afternoon that the Kimber Pro Covert II had arrived at his shop. When I got there he was pretty busy so I decided to give the Kimber a quick once over while I was waiting. I opened the black plastic box to […]

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