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Re: [Rollei] Re: OT Sailor Fountain Pen

The 1911 is super-reliable if given a "CLA" of sorts (throated, for 
example), and kept clean. But wallow in the dirt with it and you'd be 
better off with a Glock. Mine will chamber empty brass, which is pretty 
good for an auto.

At 11:17 AM 5/24/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Jeffery Smith wrote:
> > I should have known that this group, who values the simplest and best,
> > would know what a 1911 is. Weren't both the Rolleiflex and 1911 designed
> > around the same time with WWI in mind?
> >
> > Jeffery
>Hi Jeffery -
>The first F & H products were stereo cameras designed and produced post-war
>in the 1920s... As for the .45 ACP, lore not withstanding, I don't know if
>every GI who actually shot them in combat would agree that they were the
>simplest and the best. My own father, who was an ordinance and supply
>Sargent in WWII, certainly would not... but perhaps you mean for the time,
>turn of the century?
>Eric Goldstein