Download PDF by Patrick Sweeney: 1911 : the first 100 years

By Patrick Sweeney

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In 1911, the background of firearms replaced without end with the adoption of the best pistol ever designed, the automated Pistol, quality .45, M1911--known this day easily because the 1911. Now, in a single interesting, illustrated quantity, authority Patrick Sweeney celebrates the a centesimal anniversary of the best battling handgun ever designed, John M. Brownings mythical 1911 .45. From the predecessors of the 1911 and its contemporaries to the easiest of cutting-edge semi- and full-custom versions, you will discover it in 1911: the 1st a hundred Years. Lavishly illustrated with images accumulated from worldwide, 1911: the 1st a hundred Years is a becoming centennial tribute to a pistol that's this day extra well known than ever. For the collector, for the shooter, for the historian--for someone drawn to big-bore handguns or the evolution of this actually American vintage, this can be a must-have quantity

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Rotational friction is much less effective. indd 45 The Colt offering was a pair of M-1905 pistols. They were only slightly changed from production models. The field trials guns were upgraded to include a loaded chamber indicator, and while they had a grip safety they lacked a thumb safety. Apparently, the grip safety requirement was a new one. I can well imagine that the cavalry officers would insist on such a thing. Whether the idea was to produce a pistol that was actually safe, or simply a matter of the old cavalry hands putting their foot down (and attempting to quash this pistol idea), who knows, but it seems prudent.

However, this was more than half a century before IPSC and the idea of dumping empty magazines willy-nilly to maintain volume of fire. A magazine was a rare and valuable thing, and you needed it The slide stop was a small tab on the later. (An attitude that has continued in left side, just ahead of the grip panel. ) So a thumbbutton to drop the moved up when magazine was not the magazine was a high priority. empty and could Luckily for us, the be pressed down The magazine catch was Army saw things to release the dead-simple: a pivoting differently.

Ings, but drawings (especially back then) But in 1911, sheet metal pressings were a new thing. Magawere only part of zines were a new the story. It takes thing. Magazinean experienced fed rifles used The 1911 was also not machine operator machined rails available commercially to produce parts as integral parts early on, and when it and not scrap. And of their receivbecame available, it wasn’t once a product is ers, to guide each in suffi cient quantity. being made, the cartridge in turn interplay between to the chamber.

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