Thank you Sven from Manticore Arms who lent us this piece of history. Thanks to them we are able to begin the path to the 1911!
Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.
C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!
Prints/patches/shirts from the show:
The Government Models : The Development of the Colt Model 1911
William H. D. Goddard
Colt’s New Army and Navy Pattern Double Action Revolvers 1889 to 1908
Colt Automatic Pistols
Donald B. Bady
The Guns of John Moses Browning
Colt: An American Classic
Michael E. Haskew
U.S. Military Automatic Pistols 1894 – 1920
Edward Scott Meadows
Colt’s .38 Automatic Pistols
Douglas G. Sheldon
Colt .45 Service Pistols: Models 1911 and 1911A
Charles W. Clawson
Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH
Animations by Bruno!
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C&Rsenal releases their flagship series “Primer” every other week. It focuses on one firearm of the Great War at a time, in depth with animations, live fire demonstrations, and historical context! Our mission is to document and describe historical military small arms from across the world. We hope to share our love for all the attention that went into the design, development, manufacture, and issuance of these pieces.