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Archive for September, 2012

2012 AZSA World Championship Review

~September 16th, 2012

They converged on the high plains of Colorado, square jawed men in suits and fedoras along with an array of flappers and molls. Both the men and ladies were packing iconic weapons of the gangster era, including the legendary Thompsons, 1911 pistols, revolvers, and shotguns. In the blink of an eye it was a scene from the early 1930s. The law and the lawless again appeared at the designated time and place to keep an appointment with destiny.

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Deacon’s Bully Pulpit #5 Say Hello to the 1911

~September 16th, 2012

Hello again. Pull up a chair, get comfy and we are going to look at one of history’s great guns and discuss why it might be the gun for you. It is officially known as the Government Model of 1911 .45 Automatic Pistol. It was the United States’ official sidearm from 1911 until placed in reserve in 1990, and has been reissued to some of our troops since then! It has been praised, cussed, abused and gussied up in every way imaginable and keeps earning it’s keep today.

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