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  1. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Unlike most of my father's guns that I know he used, he obviously didn't seem to preserve this pistol cosmetically. Despite it's neglected appearance, I know he used this gun A LOT over the years, and it was his "carry" gun whenever he felt the need to have one. While I personally have never...
  2. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I inherited this gun and have tried to do some basic research online, including requesting confirmation from Colt of it's authenticity based on the serial number. It was originally owned by an ancestor and has found its way to me through the years. I have been told that there are photos of my...
  3. General Military Arms & History Forum
    I'm writing a historical novel which features the 4th Cavalry in the Philippines from 1898-1901. I know the Colt 1911 was developed as a result of the weak .38 issued to the army during that war, but what I need help with is info on what sidearm the cavalry, rather than the army, was using at...
  4. The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    Alright so i am really new to reloading and i ran out and bought a few things in haste after reading lees book and some online research...ive literally only loaded the 20 rounds, ill talk about below and could use some help...im reloading hornady 230 gr LRN bullets (.452 dia) with accurate no.7...
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