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Thread: Para P13-45?

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    I know Apple sells a smart computer phone watch thing these days, but a regular wrist watch with an analog dial and leather band matches up perfectly with my Para. And both are proven classics, kind of like me!
    John from the 1849 version of Sutter's Fort, CA; and traveling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poohgyrr View Post

    And both are proven classics, kind of like me!
    We are not classics, we are ... vintage!!!
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    So, I am waiting for a stake tool and Trijicons. With the business rush during this Christmas season, these may not arrive for a while. And I am still deciding if I want to refinish the frame or use that money for another P13.

    This pistol shoots and handles so well; I really like it.

    https://forum.m1911.org/showthread.p...ky-front-sight
    John from the 1849 version of Sutter's Fort, CA; and traveling.
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    "Life brings sorrow and joy alike. It is what a man does with them - not what they do to him - that is the true test of his mettle." T. Roosevelt

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    FWIW, I bought two MecGar mags for the Para P14-45. I ran two mag loads through each, in this pistol, and they ran fine without any problems.
    John from the 1849 version of Sutter's Fort, CA; and traveling.
    Family, blue steel & wood, hot biscuits, and fresh coffee.
    "Life brings sorrow and joy alike. It is what a man does with them - not what they do to him - that is the true test of his mettle." T. Roosevelt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poohgyrr View Post

    This pistol shoots and handles so well; I really like it.
    If you have been around here for awhile, you probably know that all Colt Commanders belong to John, and he just allows us to use them. The P13.45 is a Commander-length slide and barrel, but it's not a Colt and it's not a Commander. I long ago decided that I like the P13.45 as much as I like Colt Commanders, so I hereby decree that all Para P13.45s belong to me.

    However, I will entrust that one to your custody until further notice.
    Hawkmoon
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