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Small Arms Primer 155: Colt 1905

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Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Cow used for demonstration:

Additional reading:

Colt .45 Service Pistols
Models of 1911 and 1911A1
Complete Military History Development and Production 1900 through 1945
Charles Clawson

The Colt Model 1905 Automatic Pistol

Colt Automatic Pistols
Donald B Bady

US Military Automatics 1894 – 1920
Edward Scott Meadows

The Government Models
The Development of the Colt model of 1911
William H.D. Goddard

Machinery Magazine – pg456 />
Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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