History of the 1911

Neat video from a builder (Wilson) and an operator (Hackathorn).

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Hackathorn builds as well
His Wilson combat edition pistol is very very nice
I’ve handled one but never fired it

I love the story he tells about buying his first 1911 for 25 dollars at the hardware store

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he sold it for profit @ $25 to his friend…
I think the surplus ball at $2.50 a box is just…

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Ahahahhaha true

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Didn’t know that. Neat guy though.

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See at 24:30.

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Speaking of history, I just recently got one each of these:

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Cool videos. I’ve recently discovered the Wilson/Hackathorn videos and have enjoyed watching them.

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Nice! I have an M7 replica holster. I didn’t know about the General-issued M1916 leather belts til now.

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