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Model 1911 Gauge Variations
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July 4, 2022 - 10:44 am
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Hello,

I know the Model 1911 isn’t a very popular model, but it does have my interest for it’s “unique” operations and the story behind its existence. I call it the anti-Browning shotgun.

Anyway, I own 2 of them and I’m selling the younger one. The older, 3 digit s/n, I’ll hang on to.

Through all of my searches I’ve never seen a Winchester 1911 for sale in any gauge except 12. According to Wiki they were also made in 16, 20, and 28 ga. Has anyone ever seen a 1911 in one of those other gauges?

Corey

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Corey,

The Model 1911 S.L shotgun was 12-gauge only, never manufactured or offered in any other gauge.  Wiki is not a reliable source of information for old Winchester firearms.

Bert

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The Winchester Model 11 is known as the Widow Maker.  You really need to read about this gun before you shoot it.  But, since you have 2 you are probably aware of the issue.

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Thanks Bert and Chuck,

 

I have shot both of those 1911s. If you follow proper procedures then they shoot just like the A5 they were made to mimic.

 

Guess I won’t be looking any more for those other gauges.

Corey

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Winchester 1894 (1956)

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Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen (1959)

Browning Superposed (1962)

Browning Hi Power (1949 - 1954)

Browning 1910 (1910)

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