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Right here. Great reference material. A couple of people have made Commando pages, but this is by far the best. Previously – Volunteer Enterprises Commando Tommy Gun-style Stocks for M1 Carbines
A reader emails: i saw your webpage about the commandos, and as you seem to know alot about them, i thought id try to find out something about a rifle i picked up years ago. its an m1 carbine in … Continue reading
Talk to Coal Creek Armory. The head of the company owns a number of them and their gunsmiths have fixed up quite a few. I’ve read they’ve had success in including fabricating new firing pins, which seems to be one … Continue reading
From an email: I’m searching for a clip for a commando mark 9. 9mm semi-auto. Any suggestions? Thanks, Jimmy The Commando Mark 45 uses Thompson submachinegun magazines. What does the Mark 9 use?
From comments here comes a link to the patent on the firing mechanism of the Volunteer Enterprise Commando rifle. UPDATE: If you need gunsmithing work on a Commando, talk to Knoxville-based Coal Creek Armory. I’ve talked to the head of … Continue reading
Following AOL’s shutdown of their Hometown pages, John moved his content to his own domain at JTJersey.com. His Volunteer Enterprise Mark 45 page is a great resource for anyone interested in those guns.
From The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World’s Firearms by Ian Hogg, Copyright 1978 by Quarto Limited, published by A&W Publishers, New York. ISBN 0-89479-031-5. A self-loading carbine in .45 calibre, currently made by the Commando Arms Incorporated of Knoxville, … Continue reading
I found those images at John Torelli’s page* from the manual for the Commando Arms Mark 45. I dig the op-art Mark 45 logo. He also has more pages of the manual and a pic of the rarely-seen pistol version. … Continue reading
I’ve known since I was a kid that the Volunteer Enterprises Commando was made in Knoxville. I didn’t know where in Knoxville until I saw the cover of the owner’s manual. Clinton Highway, PO Box 12198. Does anyone have any … Continue reading
I noticed a visitor in the blog’s referral logs that came from Deviant Art (work safe despite the name). It turns out the artist used a photo from this 2003 blog post to make a photo manipulation. Vintage Katz by … Continue reading
Jay and I went to the Smokey Mountain Gun Show yesterday at the Knoxville Expo Center. Here’s a summary of what we saw. If you have a 9 mm or .40 caliber pistol, be sure to read about the Kel-Tech … Continue reading
Nippits are “nipple concealment devices” for women of fashion. From World of Longmire: According to the Birmingham Business Journal, Knoxville is soon to have a new entry in its long-beleaguered apparel industry. A company called Nippits, Inc., manufactures special adhesive … Continue reading