Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > 1911 Forum > Beautiful piece of history

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2012, 01:26 AM   #21
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: fordland,missouri
Posts: 11,099
Liked 862 Times on 648 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jmeekhof
It's a shame someone used steel wool and scratched the crap out of it.
What has had steel wool used on it scratchin it??

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
__________________
Marlinman is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 01:34 AM   #22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,626
Liked 246 Times on 168 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlinman

What has had steel wool used on it scratchin it??

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
That guys eyes, everything looks nice. I would expect to see these in a shop where as soon as you walk in your greeted by a butler holding a silver tray with a whiskey and coke and you hear elevater music...
__________________
Ultimate_sig is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 01:39 AM   #23
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: fordland,missouri
Posts: 11,099
Liked 862 Times on 648 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultimate_sig

That guys eyes, everything looks nice. I would expect to see these in a shop where as soon as you walk in your greeted by a butler holding a silver tray with a whiskey and coke and you hear elevater music...
Correct on all but the music-cane has john fogerty/ccr playin. Southern rock and classic country is more his style. Bring elevator music around and he might shoot you.....if he doesnt hit you w the rampant pony embossed hammer

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
__________________
Marlinman is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 01:57 AM   #24
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 66
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlinman

What has had steel wool used on it scratchin it??

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
Did you guys not see the pics? It's scratched to hell like someone tried to clean off the lettering on the slide. Not even just minor scratching, it's pretty obvious someone thought they were "cleaning" it.
__________________
jmeekhof is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:01 AM   #25
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: fordland,missouri
Posts: 11,099
Liked 862 Times on 648 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jmeekhof

Did you guys not see the pics? It's scratched to hell like someone tried to clean off the lettering on the slide. Not even just minor scratching, it's pretty obvious someone thought they were "cleaning" it.
Ya we saw the pic and if you read the story cane put w it that pistol was in COMBAT!!!

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
__________________
Marlinman is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:03 AM   #26
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,626
Liked 246 Times on 168 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlinman

Great gun colt and mausers both....all my custom builds except three have been mauser actions.

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
Help me out man, what is a mauser action
__________________
Ultimate_sig is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:04 AM   #27
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,626
Liked 246 Times on 168 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlinman

Ya we saw the pic and if you read the story cane put w it that pistol was in COMBAT!!!

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
Lmao thats what he was talking about
__________________
Ultimate_sig is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:05 AM   #28
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Chandler51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: somewhere in....,Oklahoma
Posts: 2,185
Liked 62 Times on 51 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by canebrake
My favorite in the arsenal, Dad's M1911A1 he carried during Operation Overlord, on 6 June 1944 and for the rest of his European holiday.

Here it is somewhere near St. Lo.
What a great pistol...and DAMN! Dad was a big ole boy huh?!!
__________________
"Life's tough. It's tougher if you're stupid." -- John Wayne
Chandler51 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:06 AM   #29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: fordland,missouri
Posts: 11,099
Liked 862 Times on 648 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultimate_sig

Help me out man, what is a mauser action
The bolt, bolt housing/reciever, trigger gaurd, and magazine well usually. They can come w trigger installed or like i get wo a trigger so you can put in the trigger assembaly you want

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
__________________

Last edited by Marlinman; 03-24-2012 at 02:10 AM.
Marlinman is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 02:14 AM   #30
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Chandler51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: somewhere in....,Oklahoma
Posts: 2,185
Liked 62 Times on 51 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JTJ
That looks like an ME 209 he is leaning against.
My money says it an ME 262...
__________________
"Life's tough. It's tougher if you're stupid." -- John Wayne
Chandler51 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
beautiful east tx powg Texas Gun Forum 5 05-13-2012 02:22 AM
Piece of Colt History for sale michigan0626 1911 Forum 3 01-25-2012 03:12 AM
A Beautiful Sight cameronguyton Politics, Religion and Controversy 20 01-06-2011 10:08 PM
Beautiful women? Where? cnorman18 The Club House 4 08-13-2007 06:00 PM