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Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 01-22-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By Doran
Fakes, and not very good ones. Triple K...

Fakes, and not very good ones. Triple K advertisements show those in Triple K packaging without the cage code.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-02-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Doran
DGFM-(FMAP) produced magazines have pinned...

DGFM-(FMAP) produced magazines have pinned construction.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-05-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Doran
The 1M291 marked are Checkmate Ind. The Colt...

The 1M291 marked are Checkmate Ind.

The Colt Auto marked are fake.

The M/S marked looks Metalform but the off center nomenclature is suspect. Do you have a photo of the back of this magazine...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 01-01-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By Doran
Likely a repack. Auction photos:

Likely a repack. Auction photos:
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-06-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Doran
Ballester; stylized HA inside a diamond. In this...

Ballester; stylized HA inside a diamond. In this case one side of the diamond stamp has broken off.
Forum: Revolvers 11-29-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Doran
https://www.coltforum.com/forums/colt-revolvers/

https://www.coltforum.com/forums/colt-revolvers/
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-27-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 29,069
Posted By Doran
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Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-11-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Doran
This one also WWII era.

This one also WWII era.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-10-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Doran
Refinished Scovil. Appears to have earlier...

Refinished Scovil. Appears to have earlier pinned baseplate and Roman style font.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-09-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Doran
WWII era Ridson.

WWII era Ridson.
Forum: The Armed Citizen 07-06-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By Doran
Off duty officer's home invaded

Glad the off duty officer wasn't hurt badly:

https://www.apnews.com/900457a3c2984cd0ba6a8a6743373b32/Off-duty-officer-hurt,-intruder-killed-in-gunfire-exchange
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-12-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Doran
This example from Seymour Products, Seymour Ct. ...

This example from Seymour Products, Seymour Ct. 1967 contract award produced 1968.

Post war USGI contract magazines not marked until the late 1970s. 1978 the earliest example I have of a cage...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-14-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Doran
The most recent milspec magazine dwgs I've...

The most recent milspec magazine dwgs I've observed only show tapered feedlips. Purchases made outside the military supply chain by some of the special units, likely so.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-13-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Doran
Possibly a new replacement follower compared to...

Possibly a new replacement follower compared to the wear on the magazine body.

WWII contractors marked their magazines. Contractors post war normally didn't mark magazines until the 1970s.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 01-10-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By Doran
A division of Remington Rand that made magazines...

A division of Remington Rand that made magazines during WWII.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 01-09-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By Doran
Possibly a partial G for General Shaver.

Possibly a partial G for General Shaver.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 01-02-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By Doran
Doesn't look USGI. Could you get a closer,...

Doesn't look USGI. Could you get a closer, clearer photo of #4?
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-18-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Doran
The latest information I have about G marked...

The latest information I have about G marked magazines, post #263:

https://forum.m1911.org/showthread.php?28256-1911-Magazine-Identification&p=849728#post849728
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-11-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Doran
Colt has issued contractor made magazines marked:...

Colt has issued contractor made magazines marked:

O for Okay
G for Green
C for Checkmate
M for Metalform

S indicates stainless steel.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-08-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Doran
Fakes often have tall, skinny lettering vs...

Fakes often have tall, skinny lettering vs rounder.

Fakes often have three welds vs two.

Fakes often have over large witness holes.

Fakes often have the witness holes out of position on the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-07-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Doran
Photos help the most. Colt produced several...

Photos help the most. Colt produced several variations of baseplate nomenclature from early blank to the latest style with the pony.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 10-09-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Doran
An attempt to reproduce an early punch and slot...

An attempt to reproduce an early punch and slot or "keyhole" magazine. I've observed these online and at gunshows for around twenty dollars. Most presented as reproductions but I've also seen them...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-21-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Doran
Buying direct from the CMP the cheapest, safest...

Buying direct from the CMP the cheapest, safest route if not sure what to look for. All I've observed from the CMP so far have been genuine Checkmate, some repacked. Outside the CMP I typically see...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-01-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Doran
Breakfree CLP dries to a film. I leave the bag...

Breakfree CLP dries to a film. I leave the bag open allowing the volatiles to escape so the magazine isn't wet with preservative when I remove it. Breakfree CLP eventually causes the bags to become...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-31-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Doran
I clean them well inside and out with Breakfree...

I clean them well inside and out with Breakfree CLP using new 12ga shotgun patches leaving the surface slightly wet. I change patches often if I'm cleaning many.

I use individual long, narrow...
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