Shooting the Breeze Ep. 2 CMP 1911 Complaint

In this episode of shooting the breeze I complain about the upcoming Civilian Marksmanship Program’s 1911 release.

My Social Media Accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/TheReloadingPress/
https://www.instagram.com/thereloadingpress/
https://www.thereloadersnetwork.com

Details on using The Reloaders Network Site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6FcanrbPjE

Graphic Design by: www.greymanindustries.com
Music by: Kielobot and ProleteR

Share this:

8
Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
tcoz
tcoz

The Defense Authorization Act of 2017 specified the number of pistols that the Army would release to the CMP annually, which is no more than 10,000 of the 90,000 total. It also established a reporting requirement for any crimes committed with these guns. The Army also had to be satisfied that they would be securely stored by the CMP. Initially an area inside one of the CMP storage facilities was fenced in but just before the pistols were going to be released to the CMP, the Army changed the storage requirements, specifying that they had to be stored in a… Read more »

Bigger behind the trigger
Bigger behind the trigger

I’m with you on this. I’m a collector. I have had 1911’s that were made in 1918 and up. I paid $200 at a pawn shop in Denver. I sold it for $1800. It was a all original Colt that still had the original main spring. I was in the CMP in the 80’s. I bought a M1 carbine for $350 that was a Inland. I love the firearm so much that I ended up getting all the different manufacturer’s of them including the M1A1. Now if they sold all the 1911’s it would flood the market and drop the… Read more »

tcoz
tcoz

Nathan, with all due respect, you should do your homework about the CMP, what it does, how it’s supported and what they have invested in these guns before the first one has even been sold. The 1911s are not being sold for people to take out in the backyard and plink with. Most will go to collectors and CMP members who in many cases have been waiting for a couple of decades or more for them to be released so they might have a chance to acquire one. The demand is and will be so great that they’re being limited… Read more »

TheOldMan
TheOldMan

The pricing is not the worst of it… LOL How about all the hoops you’ve got to jump through JUST to be considered for one of these “Gems”…?? My hats off to anyone who will go through all the bullshit to get one of these pistols.. But me?? No Way! I’ll go on GunBroker or any other auction site and bid on a 1911 that I can actually see what I’m getting and probably get a better one cheaper than from CMP!!!