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Title: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: HAWKEN50 on November 29, 2014, 08:07:05 PM
    My 1917 Colt in 45acp.


Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: Captainkirk on November 29, 2014, 08:26:53 PM
Of course it counts! Don't be ridiculous!
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: mazo kid on December 02, 2014, 05:14:48 PM
"Modern" seems to encompass all cartridge type guns. So, yeah, your's counts.
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: rayb on December 06, 2014, 07:59:57 PM
I like New Service Revolvers

(http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg14/rayb43/New%20Service/P1010012.jpg)

(http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg14/rayb43/New%20Service/6shots10steps.jpg)

rayb
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: mazo kid on December 27, 2014, 07:53:20 PM
My New Service doesn't have a bobbed hammer and is in 41 Colt. Nice shooting; do you hand load?
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: rayb on April 22, 2015, 06:11:45 AM
My New Service doesn't have a bobbed hammer and is in 41 Colt. Nice shooting; do you hand load?

I do hand load, but the ammunition used here was a commercial product.

I would like to see pictures of your .41 caliber New Service.  I've not seen one before.

Thanks

rayb
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: rayb on June 24, 2015, 04:37:39 PM
Here's a 1917 from the first or second week of production.

(http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg14/rayb43/New%20Service/1917-as%20issued/1917rightside.jpg)

rayb
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: Captainkirk on June 24, 2015, 07:29:02 PM
Nice! Are those grips original?
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: PaleHawkDown on June 25, 2015, 10:06:36 AM
Isn't there a senator in Mississippi who has been advocating making the definition of "antique" firearm a floating term of 100 years?

By that definition your revolver is nearing antique-ness.
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: mazo kid on July 19, 2015, 08:44:26 PM
OK, here is my '95 Colt in 41 Colt caliber, real stag grips.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v133/mazokid/Colthandguns004_zps639b85ea.jpg) (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/mazokid/media/Colthandguns004_zps639b85ea.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: Captainkirk on July 20, 2015, 05:22:36 AM
Sweet, Mazo! Did you make the grips or buy them? (or did they come with the gun)?
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: ssb73q on July 20, 2015, 08:28:28 AM
Hi, the top one is a real Colt, but the bottom two shoot .45 Colt. Do they also count?

(http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a549/ssb73q/45Colt_zpssqs3mno6.jpg) (http://s1283.photobucket.com/user/ssb73q/media/45Colt_zpssqs3mno6.jpg.html)

Regards,
Richard
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: mazo kid on July 20, 2015, 10:23:07 AM
I got the gun several years ago from a dealer in Texas. The grips were on the gun, so have no history.
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: rayb on July 25, 2015, 06:57:22 PM
OK, here is my '95 Colt in 41 Colt caliber, real stag grips.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v133/mazokid/Colthandguns004_zps639b85ea.jpg) (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/mazokid/media/Colthandguns004_zps639b85ea.jpg.html)

Very nice package.  Thanks for showing it.

rayb
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: Mad Dog Stafford on July 27, 2015, 08:41:55 AM
They all look GREAT to me!  L@.
Title: Re: Modern,,, would 1917 count ?
Post by: rayb on June 20, 2016, 03:50:31 PM
Nice! Are those grips original?

I believe they are, or very old replacements.  At another subsequent firing session, the right stock lost a chip out of it, very brittle.  They had been rounded / ground  to fit the outside corner of the frame butt, which is also modified so were already not original.

I need to get something else on the revolver since I still shoot & occasionally carry it.