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Old 05-28-2021, 11:05 AM
cre34 cre34 is offline
 
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I’m posting a link to a folder in my Dropbox, with photos of my service grade 1911a1.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wtkrjwh7l...L45u_hJ2a?dl=0

I absolutely love it. It’s a Remington Rand, frame and slide, manufactured in November 1944.

Chris
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  #532  
Old 05-28-2021, 12:34 PM
madmosche madmosche is offline
 
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I just received my Service Grade- a gorgeous 1943 Colt frame and slide! Thank you to the CMP!
Photo: https://i.imgur.com/YGhKOEk.jpeg

Last edited by madmosche; 05-28-2021 at 12:37 PM.
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  #533  
Old 05-29-2021, 10:19 AM
Bravo47 Bravo47 is offline
 
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I received this Field Grade Remington-Rand on 5/28/21. I'm very happy with the pistol and especially, the look of it. Thank you CMP!

Not sure who made the barrel. The only obvious markings I found was a "F" on the right side of the barrel lug and a "P" on the left.

PS: I was not expecting the shipping case to be so nice. That is a top-notch perk and greatly appreciated!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/izpb5q38ux...01_a.jpeg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/t2eu1s5wrz...01_a.jpeg?dl=0
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Old 06-02-2021, 07:46 PM
sasquatch440 sasquatch440 is offline
 
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Location: KY
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Got the call, 5/28. Was offered field and rack, chose rack

Received a 1940 colt frame with remington rand slide
It is exactly what i was wanting. Thank you cmp for the old War horse

http://imgur.com/a/OPr3UOh
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  #535  
Old 06-03-2021, 04:47 PM
RustyShackleford RustyShackleford is offline
 
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Picked up this Ithaca/Ithaca Rack Grade last Friday. Went with the Rack Grade after seeing some of the post war slides pop up on Field Grades over the last month and that was something I personally wanted to avoid if possible.

https://imgur.com/a/6Ji1YIC
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Old 06-05-2021, 08:40 PM
rnwr rnwr is offline
 
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Round 2; 22,xxx
Field Grade
Ithaca Slide/RR Frame
Serial: 1,956,xxx (mfg 1944?)

Overall pretty happy to have received USGI frame/slide. Weapon is VERY well used which is fine by me, I'm going to use it a LOT more. I'm a little concerned by the amount of play/slop/wiggle between frame and slide - you can see the loose tolerances when manipulated by hand and can hear it when you shake it in your hand - is this normal? Only other thing that concerns me which I may be able to fix is the slide stop. Mag provided and an aftermarket mag are hit or miss whether the slide will lock open when the mag is empty. If/when the slide stop engages with the empty mag and I remove the magazine, the slide will close. Is this normal? Any suggestions welcomed. Of course I'd feel better about it if y'all can reassure me this is par for the course as far as 75 year old combat pistols go! Looking forward to it getting out of CA FFL jail and sending some lead downrange.

Last edited by Big_Red; 06-06-2021 at 06:20 AM. Reason: Fixed broken pic link
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Old 06-14-2021, 01:55 PM
Parkr1942 Parkr1942 is offline
 
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Packet mailed Jan 7. RGN 22420.
Received call Tue 6/8, offered Rack and Field, chose Field. Shipped 6/9, retrieved from FFL today. Looks great except rear sight looks like it was dropped on a cinder block.
Remington Rand frame from 1945 (2,170,xxx) with 77 etc slide, Flannery Barrel. Very pleased. Easily could be service grade if it were not for the damaged rear sight.
https://i.imgur.com/UhRqe4z.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/QFu3D5e.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ILKTYvk.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/8fIp48i.jpg
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  #538  
Old 06-15-2021, 05:40 PM
gunguystl gunguystl is offline
 
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Received my call 6/11/2021, and received it 6/15/2021. I was offered Rack or Field and chose Field. I am very happy and I think it looks great, witch the exception of the scratches by the "United States Property" stamp.

I got a Remington Rand frame (1945 date) and slide, with a High Standard barrel. Mine also has some paint on the grips, what looks like might be old rack numbers. I also got lucky and got an original Govt. contract magazine. Going by the markings it was made by Check-Mate Industries.

Right side
https://imgur.com/R6x4eu0

Left Side
https://imgur.com/AZQO2fi

Serial number/ Govt. Markings (note the scratches)
https://imgur.com/1Dy279H

Mag floor plate
https://imgur.com/aXHyVU2
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Old 06-15-2021, 08:07 PM
wolfcreed wolfcreed is offline
 
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Location: Oregon
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Default Remington Rand Round 2

New to 1911's and I must say I am very happy with the Field Grade I received today:

August 1944 (dated thanks to member "thebearpack")

Remington Rand Frame/Slide
I believe a 1945 barrel - Colt
Korean War Replacement grips

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BxqFfekUixUHy77k7

Last edited by wolfcreed; 07-05-2021 at 09:51 AM.
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Old 06-16-2021, 06:40 AM
GcS GcS is offline
 
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Post Ithaca Field Grade

Appears to be an older rebuild of an Ithaca frame with a Remington Rand slide sporting a well worn matching finish and numerous dings and scratches to include an "idiot scratch". Markings include a partially visible cross cannon ordnance stamp, FJA, AA, and P proofs on frame and slide. Has the proper serated hammer and slide stop and a press checkered thumb safety. Barrel is a HS with sharp shiny rifling that's very worn externally. Grips are Keyes with 10/16 mold codes.

Definitely a 1911 that looks like it may have seen a thing or two...

http://imgur.com/a/CaIdj1m

Last edited by GcS; 06-16-2021 at 07:24 AM.
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