This 1911 Came w/ My Dad's Krag!

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porter3861
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This 1911 Came w/ My Dad's Krag!

Post by porter3861 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:06 pm

My dad also passed to me his 1944-45 Colt Gov't model and I finally got it out to the range this week. At some point, I believe, the US markings were removed and the pistol was sold as it has a non-Colt serial number and markings on the right side. So it's a shooter. No problem there, I have several 1911's and .45ACP pistols. So I put in all new springs, a new barrel (the 1918 bbl in it was horribly pitted), and new grips. Shot wonderfully and even fed/fired/and ejected HP rounds.

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Re: This 1911 Came w/ My Dad's Krag!

Post by butlersrangers » Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:36 pm

I like your Dad's 1911. No sin in enjoying that one at the Range!

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