GUN Trying to find out what kind of gun my dad is talking about.

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  1. WiKiD

    WiKiD U MAD?

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    Whenver i talk to my dad about shooting he always talks about how much fun he had shooting his colt .45 sidearm when he was in the Navy (vietnam era). I would like to buy him one for christmas but i want it to be a surprise so i dont want to ask him for too many details. It sounds like it is just the Colt .45 1911 service model. Does that sound right for the Navy during Vietnam?
     
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    If you can't find a vintage one for sale, look at Springfield's Mil-Surp or GI45 models.
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    My dad was on a destroyer in Vietnam, and he carried a colt 1911 pistol.
     
  5. WiKiD

    WiKiD U MAD?

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    Awesome, my dad was on the same kind of ship.
     
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    those are a blast to shoot. My friends dad has a colt 1911. Man its great, i want one.
     
  7. krott5333

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    no Springer 1911 no care :dunno:
     
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    and you better buy him a colt, or it wont be as special.. be ready to drop about $700
     
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    My grandfather carried a Colt 1911 on a destroyer in WWII (Navy)
    My other grandfather carried a Colt 1911 and M1 Garand in WWII and Korea(Army)
     
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    PorscheRacer You see this? It means not welcome

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    Rock Island guns are crap stay far away from them
     
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