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  1. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    For small crisis? ...

    For small crisis?

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  2. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    The T&P RR was actually a pioneer in modern...

    The T&P RR was actually a pioneer in modern passenger trains and its "Silver Slipper" was probably the very first streamlined locomotive in the US. Unfortunately as with so many firsts, it was also...
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    Try shooting it. Start as usual with one...

    Try shooting it. Start as usual with one cartridge, then two and work up to about five in a magazine.
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    No, but there was an old Teamsters member badge.

    No, but there was an old Teamsters member badge.
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    If it is a carry/shooter then do what you like. ...

    If it is a carry/shooter then do what you like.

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  6. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    http://www.fototime.com/0DA2C54BEAAB8BF/standard.j...

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    Wolff has a Spring Pack...

    Wolff has a Spring Pack that contains the major replacement springs. I have also had good luck with the magazines from Triple K.
  8. Thread: .25

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    Mine is slightly older than that one, from 1919. ...

    Mine is slightly older than that one, from 1919. The last three digits of the serial number are stamped in that location but the full serial number is on the left side of the frame. I wonder if a...
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    I generally replace the recoil spring and like to...

    I generally replace the recoil spring and like to also have a service spring kit on hand. Wolff sells a spring kit with recoil, firing pin, ejector and magazine springs for about $25.00 including...
  10. Thread: Colt Automatic .25

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    The other Colt Automatic 25:...

    The other Colt Automatic 25:
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  11. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    I've had that issue with both my Colt and my FN...

    I've had that issue with both my Colt and my FN Vest Pockets. Once with powder but several times with some unknown brittle stuff. Learned long ago that if it doesn't fall free rotate the barrel and...
  12. Thread: Colt Automatic .25

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    Remember that boxes are about the easiest thing...

    Remember that boxes are about the easiest thing to change so always match the serial number on the box to the gun itself. Unfortunately today there is a thriving business and market for reproduction...
  13. Thread: Colt Automatic .25

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    I love the little 25acp pistols and one of the...

    I love the little 25acp pistols and one of the Browning FN Vest Pockets or one of the Colt 1908 Vest Pockets is almost always in my pocket. Both were Browning patent pistols and Browning actually...
  14. Thread: Colt Automatic .25

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    You can also tell the difference between the Colt...

    You can also tell the difference between the Colt and Astra made ones based on the serial number. The Colt ones will start with OD while the Astra ones have a serial number and a CC suffix. Both...
  15. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    After WWII one of the handguns adopted by the...

    After WWII one of the handguns adopted by the East German Police (VoPo) was the J. P. Sauer 38h. Like the Colt 1903 it was a "Hammerless" in having the hammer internal. Like the later Sig Sauer P...
  16. Thread: Got Hammerless?

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    A "For when six plus one is just not enough"...

    A "For when six plus one is just not enough" hammerless:

    1913 Savage 1907:
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    Kids. Gone are the days when a gallon of gas was...

    Kids. Gone are the days when a gallon of gas was a quarter and you got a free glass or other dinnerware with each gallon. A nickle bought your favorite candy bar or a coke and two nickles bought a...
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    I have a few that are verifiable WWII handguns,...

    I have a few that are verifiable WWII handguns, mostly German.

    A 1941 Walther manufactured P38:
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    Two JP Sauer 38h; one made in 1941 and the...
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    While I have quite a few samples that were made...

    While I have quite a few samples that were made during the prewar and WWI years I have only had one that was verifiable US Army issue. It was a Smith 1917 that I unfortunately had to sell about 20...
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    As recently as the 1980s just outside Savannah...

    As recently as the 1980s just outside Savannah Georgia there was a cross roads gas station in Richmond Hill that still sold beer and guns and ammo and caps and every Friday held a turkey shoot out...
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    Neat. I assume that is related to Brigadier...

    Neat. I assume that is related to Brigadier General Armstrong? Was there additional explanations on the reverse?
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    Likely also different recoil spring and check on...

    Likely also different recoil spring and check on the recoil spring rod. Not sure if there were any breech block or firing pin differences.
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    Remember, back when these were selling new the...

    Remember, back when these were selling new the 32acp and the 380 sold for the same price. And the 32 outsold the 380 by a really wide margin. I've shot both, several different samples of the 380...
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    They instituted a points system that considered...

    They instituted a points system that considered caliber, overall weight, height, width and length as well as frame material. It has been revised several times and IIRC this 2008 revision is the...
  25. Thread: 1908 Vest Pocket

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    I think it's already there.

    I think it's already there.
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