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Old 08-08-2009, 05:45 PM   #1
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I believe that most people, laymen especially, are referring to a Colt 1911 .45ACP when they refer to a "Colt .45". Wouldn't a Colt .45 be a Colt .45 revolver?

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Old 08-08-2009, 06:10 PM   #2
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If someone asks me or mentions a Colt .45, I would assume that they were talking about a single action revolver. If the .45 was pertaining to a 1911, it should be stated as a 1911 or 1911 type .45.

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Colt .45 in a fo'tay

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I would assume they were talking about a single action wheel gun IF the person saying such knew anything about weapons.

If they were a complete layman, I would ask, but assume they were talking about ANY 1911 pistol, maybe in .45 caliber.

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Someone with gun savvy and I would assume a Colt SAA (Peacemaker). Other folks a 1911...

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Someone with gun savvy and I would assume a Colt SAA (Peacemaker). Other folks a 1911...
'Zactly. That's what I think. I don't think most laymen are familiar with the term 1911.
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I always think "cowboy gun" even though they weren't all 45 caliber.

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i would think revolver as well. Look at my avatar boys. Wyatt is holding a 12 inch .45 Colt Peacemaker SAA!

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Used to drink that with my High School buddies back in the late 60s. Was cheaper than most and was not that bad................

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Used to drink that with my High School buddies back in the late 60s. Was cheaper than most and was not that bad................

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Me too MasterP, except it was the 70's.

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