Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Smallest Minority Donates a New Para To GBR-IV

Kevin Baker, prolific gun blogger at The Smallest Minority and Rendezvous regular, has stepped up to the plate big time in support of the Gun Blogger Rendezvous, and more importantly, in support of Project Valour-IT.

As you may recall, Project Valour-IT buys voice actuated laptop computers and gives them to injured service men and women who otherwise are unable to use a computer due to their injuries. Anyhow, Kevin busted open his piggy bank and bought a Para USA GI Expert and is donating it to the Gun Blogger Rendezvous Valour-IT fund raising raffle.

ParaUSA's new GI Expert entry-level 1911. The specs are:
Caliber: .45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inches, stainless steel
Twist: 1 in 16 inches, left-hand
Action: Single-action, Semi-automatic
Sights: Dovetail Fixed, 3-White Dot
Receiver: Carbon Steel
Trigger: Medium length
Hammer: Skeletonized Spur
Magazine: 8-round with removable base pad (two provided with pistol)
Overall Length: 8.5 inches
Height: 5.75 inches
Weight: 39 ounces
Finish: Covert Black Para Koteā„¢
Stocks: Checkered Polymer
Safeties: Slide Lock, Internal Firing Block, Grip
Additional Features: Lowered and flared ejection port, beveled magazine well, flat mainspring housing, grip safety contoured for spur hammer
MSRP: $599
Tickets will be available at the Rendezvous, and if all goes according to plan, we will also have tickets available on-line soon.

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2 Comments:

At Tuesday, June 23, 2009 4:52:00 PM, Blogger DirtCrashr said...

That's way-cool of Kevin.
All I have to offer is a framed Heller-Kitty t-shirt, signed by Alan Gura.

 
At Tuesday, June 23, 2009 5:12:00 PM, Blogger Kevin said...

That's pretty damned cool in itself.

And Mr. Gura will be there as well, so maybe we can get some other stuff signed!

 

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