and i had such high hopes

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by gpostal, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. merc

    merc New Member

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    Warpig
    please post the title and author of that book about JMB's life.
    I would love to get it.
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Merc,

    Scroll down to the bottom of this page to Google Search and type in John Moses Browning. Lots of info.

    Enjoy.
  3. warpig

    warpig Guest

    John Browning
    American Gunmaker

    By John Browning and Curt Gentry

    You guys HAVE to read the stories about his machine gun tests and 1911 tests.


    Hey merc, how about you send me your address by pm and I will send you the book. When you are done with it send it to SG if he wants to read it. I have two of them. Blackgun gave me this one, so I just as well pass it on.
  4. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    The 1911 is a combat handgun.

    I repeat a COMBAT PROVEN HANDGUN .

    There is no substitute.
    It was designed for the G.I. in the field.
    It was designed so the G.I. could completely strip it down to the bare frame using only the internal parts as the tool box and one .45 round to remove the grips. How in the hell would you replace a spring loaded extractor? By carrying one with you........I do not think so.

    Mr. Browning got it right the first time.

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