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Forum: Other 1911's 11-03-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,021
Posted By Oldplug1
It's been a while, so first let me offer an...

It's been a while, so first let me offer an apology and a thank you to CWarner and Bob Rodgers. You gentlemen hit the nail on the head when reviewing facts about Maximus Arms Quality fit and finish. ...
Forum: Other 1911's 04-29-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,021
Posted By Oldplug1
Allow me to address some of CW's and Bob's...

Allow me to address some of CW's and Bob's concerns, statements and questions.

1) "Also shown is a Damascus slide. Not do-able by casting."
Naturally Damascus Steel is not cast. These slides are...
Forum: Other 1911's 04-27-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,021
Posted By Oldplug1
Maximus Arms update

Maximus Arms is scheduled to start shipping guns by late June or early July of 2011.
The 17-4 ph steel has required Maximus to purchase harder carbon composite tools for the CNC machines.
The gun...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,341
Posted By Oldplug1
Melonite over 17-4 Ph Steel

There is a new Mfgr. of 1911's in Tennessee named Maximus Arms. They will be building their weapons from 17-4 PH steel. If the buyer wants a black gun, they will have the Melonite finish.
I got to...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 03-21-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,940
Posted By Oldplug1
Thank you all for your replies. Until I see the...

Thank you all for your replies. Until I see the additional photos I won't know about the markings. My guess would be that the engraver, engraved over everything, I just don't know at this time....
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-18-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Oldplug1
Greetings from Nashville

I have just started putting a small collection of 1911's together. These weapons are not my area of expertise. I just like them.

I am a collector of Antique Fishing related items, with...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 03-18-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,940
Posted By Oldplug1
I have a couple of pics

I got two pics today. I can tell from the quality of work on this gun that it is DEFINITELY NOT factory…and it is of mediocre quality at best. This gun is no more than a shooter in my opinion. ...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 03-17-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,940
Posted By Oldplug1
Remington Rand Engraved w/ Ivory Grips

I am new to this forum and have a question about a Rem Rand 1911.
At this time I have no photos, but should have them in a week.
The weapon has Ivory Grips and is finely engraved. As I understand...
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