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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-19-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By skimbell
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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-19-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By skimbell
Check out Karl Benz. See ya.

Check out Karl Benz.
See ya.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-19-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By skimbell
My statement is accurate. I didn't say that...

My statement is accurate. I didn't say that there weren't "several companies that make quality 1911's".
I said that these several companies make knock-off's. They are. Colt is the original. ...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-19-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By skimbell
If you want a genuine 1911 type pistol, buy a...

If you want a genuine 1911 type pistol, buy a Colt. If you want a knock-off, buy something else.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,702
Posted By skimbell
My guns like this and so do I. ...

My guns like this and so do I.

http://cdn2.armslist.com/sites/armslist/uploads/posts/2012/02/20/311308_02_winchester_ranger_t_series_45__640.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-05-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By skimbell
They'll work fine. 7 round mags were what the...

They'll work fine. 7 round mags were what the 1911 was built for. The more importatnt factor is what brand they are. If they are quality mags they'll work. Junk mags will be junk if they're 7, 8...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-18-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By skimbell
If you can find one... ...

If you can find one...

http://www.ohiogamefishing.com/photopost/data/500/21colt_380.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,075
Posted By skimbell
I don't like FS's. I got around to wanting a...

I don't like FS's. I got around to wanting a Colt CE and the FS's were a major problem. I had a matte SS 1991 that I couldn't hardly stand to look at and I got to thinking...
After a few parts and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-15-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By skimbell
I've had three 1911's refinished in the past...

I've had three 1911's refinished in the past couple of years. All three have been done by CCR. Their product is called Cera-Hide. Some stuff about nano-technology---. I don't know much about that...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-01-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,520
Posted By skimbell
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu20/skimbell/A...

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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-06-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By skimbell
The grips are rosewood. Colt has them made...

The grips are rosewood. Colt has them made solely for the Combat Elite. About a year ago I was on the phone to Colt about some CE parts that I needed for a project that I was doing and I mentioned...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-05-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By skimbell
Supposed to be available in November, 2010. MSRP...

Supposed to be available in November, 2010. MSRP $400-$450.

http://www.colt22rimfire.com/uploads/images/2245700_ls.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-03-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
Posted By skimbell
It sounds OK to me, but just to be sure you might...

It sounds OK to me, but just to be sure you might want to try a few magnum pencils.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-01-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By skimbell
About a year ago I ran across four 7 rd...

About a year ago I ran across four 7 rd Springfield mags that were marked SANM. Price was right so I bought them. I'm a Colt guy so I just put them on my desk and didn't pay them too much...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-26-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By skimbell
"If it isn't a Colt, its just a copy"

"If it isn't a Colt, its just a copy"
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-09-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,223
Posted By skimbell
Man, just Google 1911 part kits or 1911 Spring...

Man, just Google 1911 part kits or 1911 Spring kits. Midway, Wilson, Brownells-kits everywhere. I got 3,800,000 hits in less than a quarter second.
Not really a problem finding kits.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,085
Posted By skimbell
http://www.gandrtactical.com/images/archive/Winche...

http://www.gandrtactical.com/images/archive/Winchester%20Ammo/230gr%2045%20Ranger.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-24-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,516
Posted By skimbell
I remember when I was a boy listening to my dad...

I remember when I was a boy listening to my dad and uncles as they discussed hadnguns. All of them were WWII vets so I sort of figured that they might have some valid ideas about what they were...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-24-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,087
Posted By skimbell
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-15-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,087
Posted By skimbell
CCO is back

I mentioned in a post above that I had a Colt CCO at CCR being refinished. Right after I put that post up I received the gun from CCR. Here's the story and some pics of this "project gun"
I found...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-09-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,087
Posted By skimbell
CCR does some amazing work. I've got a CCO with...

CCR does some amazing work. I've got a CCO with them right now. They've had it for a loooong time-new sight problems-but I talked to Mary yesterday and she told me that the guns about ready to...
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