Re: New- Old .45\'s
Blokey and Flusher,
Thank you both very much! Flusher, I take it yours are actual, vintage pieces? And Blokey - WOW! I take it yours are the new/retro-design versions, the WWI being the good-lookin sister and the green, Parkerized job the WWII? (The WWII LOOKS exactly like what I had in the army in the 70's and 80's.)
Years ago, in the early 70's, I bought a WWI GI .45 and had it re-blued and new stocks installed at it looked exactly like yours. This one shot so well. It was my first full-sized .45 1911 and I could shoot every bit as well - and faster, of course, with it than the original model 357 Trooper I had at the time. I don't guess you shoot yours, do you? I much prefered the flat main spring housing of the WWI version over the arched version in the 1911A1. Colt kept that version on the Gold Cup, too, I think. These are both classics, as you well know! Nice guns and thank you so much. I can't imagine what I can do to return the favor but let me know sometime and I'll do my best. Thanks again.