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Old 11-09-2018, 08:32 PM
DdoubleU DdoubleU is offline
 
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That is an OB-79 marking, rebuilt by the USMC at Barstow.

Starting about 1969 or 1970 the USMC started using OA-7x and OB-7x, versus just the O-6x marking. The OA was for rebuilds done at Albany and the OB was for the rebuilds done at Barstow.

Dave
Wow! I had no idea. Thank you for the info.
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:53 PM
DdoubleU DdoubleU is offline
 
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Smile CMP thank you for my awesome 1911A1

Words can Express how pleased I am with my 1911. I don't know any of you, but I appreciate your hard work and dedication to this program. http://imgur.com/gallery/3xcWIzt http://imgur.com/gallery/cXre92Q
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:59 PM
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Congrats!!!

I would have been beyond thrilled to have received that pistol.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:04 PM
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Congratulations, that is awesome. Still no number for me.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:06 PM
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See, I told you, old beat up rebuild, ugh. Poor guy.

I would however, just to be nice, be willing to discuss a deal with you?



Please?


Seriously you did really well, enjoy!! ����

Signed “Jealous in Jersey”
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:10 PM
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Congrats! As usual CMP comes through for it's customers. Looking forward to the next 17000 orders getting their orders completed. :-)
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:22 AM
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Happy birthday USMC.
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Old 11-10-2018, 01:29 AM
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Congratulations on that pistol, I too would be proud to own it.
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Old 11-10-2018, 06:43 AM
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Smile Usmc happy birthday

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Happy birthday USMC.
Even though I was Army I always respected the Marines. Happy Birthday to all Marines.
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:01 AM
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That is an OB-79 marking, rebuilt by the USMC at Barstow.

Starting about 1969 or 1970 the USMC started using OA-7x and OB-7x, versus just the O-6x marking. The OA was for rebuilds done at Albany and the OB was for the rebuilds done at Barstow.

Dave
Dave, what does the "O" stand for? What's a good reference book for USMC rebuilds? DW
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