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Posted: 1/31/2006 6:34:36 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/31/2006 6:42:16 PM EDT by ops144]
friend has a 1911 colt national match

now is where it get wierd"for me"

on the slide it says" automatic 38 "special??" midrange"

then on the barrel"colt 38 spec nm mkIII"

i know they are made in 38 super but I've never herd of 38 special in a 1911???

any help would be great thanks in advance
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 6:56:46 PM EDT
any one?????
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 6:58:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 7:11:47 PM EDT
perfect thank you very much

looks like hes gonna be happy......

friend of his gave it to him..her husband died

Link Posted: 2/2/2006 11:25:37 AM EDT
I shot NRA bullseye for about 8 seasons and only saw a handful of original .38 Spl Colts. They seemed to be rare. Plenty of shooters used "built" versions but an original should be valuable I would think.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 7:35:34 AM EDT
i took a look at this pistol the other day

i would say its about 95% good shape with the other 5% being just finish ware...

the mags are really wierd but iam not a 1911 guy but they had a little tab on each

side to pull down to load the rounds...

overall it was very nice.

kind makes me want to get rid of my glock and get a 1911 lol

"iam also older and wiser now"

dont get me wrong i love my glock but really like the feel of the 1911
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:33:22 AM EDT
..........seen a couple at shows....the ones i saw had no particular value.....other than colt.....they were made for that off hand competition...like the smith......was it mod52...38 wads.....fine gun just 38 spec...if you think about it...you can get a more responsive caliber..the 38 super was actually regarded as a heavy game round.....when first introduced.....but so was the winchester 32 spec rifle round.....my have things changed........
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 7:43:54 PM EDT
i didnt mean the 38 special just the 45.

i really like the feel of the 1911
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