Posted 30 October 2003 - 06:37 PM
Great flick !!! (Mike, you too). I'm gonna re-think the 90 mph thing if it's OK with you. ....
I drive a black, er, 'em, WHITE, yea white, Chevy, er, 'em, FORD, yea Ford truck ....
Posted 30 October 2003 - 09:12 PM
I like that picture! that would be a great wall paper for the computer!
and Sir Mike, Chris has you out-gunned! with the C drum! better up-date your picture!
Posted 31 October 2003 - 12:11 AM
Before you think I'm a Colt basher, I'm proud owner of the following Colt products:
Colt M16A1 Carbine 653
Colt/ArmaLite AR15 Model 601
Colt AR15A2 HBAR 6600
Colt M16 9mm 633
Colt M16A2 Commando 733
(and buttloads of original Colt accessories and factory brochures going back to the 60's).
(can't remember how many other Colts I've owned and gotten rid of).
And I'm damn envious of Murray's collection.
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When Auto-Ord contracted Colt to make their Thompsons it was a completely different time. The fact that Colt refused to make Thompsons when WWII broke out was their loss. Perhaps Colt benefited from the healthy competition between John Browning and John T. Thompson back in the 1920's. Now it is all just history, which is why these original guns hold a certain mystique today.
Posted 02 November 2003 - 12:13 PM
I also bought one of the 4000 newly made Colt 1911A1 WWII "replicas." It too is a fine gun. The parkerizing is uniform in color across all of the parts. The action is tight and smooth for a non-tweaked 1911. The barrel and bushing are tight. The gun is more accurate than I will ever be able to shoot it.
Perhaps the quality from Colt of late is a case by case thing and I have been lucky.
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