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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-14-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By chrometank
Love the pistol and the history, thanks for...

Love the pistol and the history, thanks for posting it
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 06-29-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By chrometank
They don't come much nicer than that , thanks for...

They don't come much nicer than that , thanks for sharing it.
Cheers

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 06-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By chrometank
Will do Sergio, I am thinking of storing it in a...

Will do Sergio, I am thinking of storing it in a cardboard sleeve in the dark . Hopefully it will be around for another 75 years. Cheers

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 06-24-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By chrometank
Fantastic information Dsk, thanks. Cheers ...

Fantastic information Dsk, thanks. Cheers

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 06-24-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By chrometank
1911A1 water proof cover

Hi my Friends, I just came apon and bought this old ww2 water proof cover . I bought it as a historical piece as i couldn't imagine these would be the sort of thing soldiers would hang on to. Its...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-29-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By chrometank
Great story, thanks for that. When ever I read...

Great story, thanks for that. When ever I read those old rifleman magazines I am a always amazed at how big the stolen gun list was for every month. I guess a lot of folks lost their guns in the...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-25-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By chrometank
Yes here in Oz, we have way more collectors...

Yes here in Oz, we have way more collectors wanting 1911s than 1911s available. Every time we want another gun we need to get a permit to aquire, that costs $30 ,then the gun needs to be exchanged...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-18-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Yes the quick and the dead ! Fore armed is...

Yes the quick and the dead ! Fore armed is forewarned, I know how you feel about losing out when you stop to research. I am a Lee Enfield guy and know all the ins and outs of those . I can see one...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-18-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
thanks dsk ,yes the book is on its way ! point...

thanks dsk ,yes the book is on its way ! point taken.
all the best
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-18-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Thanks dsk, yes once I was told it was a mix...

Thanks dsk, yes once I was told it was a mix master I lost interest. Still on the hunt, hopefully I will get the time to check in here before I buy.
All the best

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-18-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Thanks Sergio for that info All the best ...

Thanks Sergio for that info
All the best

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-18-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Thanks for that, I will check out that site. I...

Thanks for that, I will check out that site. I have seen that book on the nett but wasn't sure if it was worth the price but on your recommendation I will get it.
Thanks again for your help
All...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-17-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Thank you Miln ! You saved me money . I am a...

Thank you Miln ! You saved me money . I am a babe in the woods when it comes to WW2 1911a1s , I am soaking up information like a sponge but obviously all the deeper understanding of these things...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-17-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By chrometank
Original finish ?

Hi my friends,just after your thoughts on the originality of this colt 1944 finish, and are the grips suppose to have the reinforcement around the screws ?
All the best
Cheers...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Yes , I had no idea that so much information...

Yes , I had no idea that so much information would come from this, what a fantastic forum . A big thank you to everyone for their input. I just had 'D' private message me to tell me the F-8243...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-17-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
I took this clearer photograph of the name and...

I took this clearer photograph of the name and number,I changed it to black and white to make it sharper.
all the best
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Shooter5 ,unbelievable ! I am astonished you...

Shooter5 ,unbelievable ! I am astonished you could get all this information so quickly, truly it's very much appreciated. I will be sure to keep all this valuable information with the gun.
I am...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Haha true ! Sent from my SM-G973F using...

Haha true !

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Omg !! Kim that is fantastic! Thank you so much...

Omg !! Kim that is fantastic! Thank you so much for that. I thought it would be this long drawn out process finding information and bam you gave me everything I needed to know
! Much appreciated ,...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Thanks dsk, the serial is 831xxx. I think quite...

Thanks dsk, the serial is 831xxx.
I think quite a few US service men stayed on in Australia after the war ,marrying our lovely girls, and plenty went home with a new Aussie bride too.
During the...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Thank you, yes very pleased to own this piece of...

Thank you, yes very pleased to own this piece of US history. The US and Australia have always been the closest of brothers in times of war. Cheers

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
Yes, not happy at all ! Cheers Sent from my...

Yes, not happy at all ! Cheers

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-16-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By chrometank
New old war horse

Hello my friends, greetings from Oz, I just thought I would post my new to me 1942 colt, I have been after a fine condition gun and still am but this one was put infront of me and I couldn't say...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-02-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By chrometank
Thank you all for the replies , I will consider...

Thank you all for the replies , I will consider every thing said. Much appreciated.

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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-02-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By chrometank
Fantastic information filson, exactly what I was...

Fantastic information filson, exactly what I was looking for. Thank you, Cheers

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