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Uncle Mike
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Posted - December 04 2017 :  8:17:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
They are making it more complicated, Regards, Mike

I got this Today...."CMP 1911 Information

To all CMP constituents:

The CMP Board of Directors has discussed at length how the sales of 1911s would be handled, if the CMP were to ever receive them from the United States Army.

Some preliminary decisions:

1.Decisions concerning the grade and pricing of the 1911s will not be made until inspection has occurred of a substantial quantity which will take an estimated 150 days post receipt.
2.All laws pertaining to the sale of 1911s by CMP will be strictly obeyed.
3.Potential purchasers will have to provide to CMP a new set of documents exhibiting: 1) proof of U.S. Citizenship, 2) proof of membership in a CMP affiliated club, 3) proof of participation in a marksmanship activity, 4) a new form 2A with notary, 5) successful completion of a NICS background check, 6) a signed copy of the 01 Federal Firearms License in which the 1911 will be transferred to.
4.The CMP customer will be required to complete a form 4473 in person and successfully complete another NICS check by the recipient FFL holder before the pistol can be transferred.
5.Qualified CMP customer will only be allowed to purchase one 1911 per calendar year.
6.No 1911s available in the CMP stores, or on line, only mail order sales.
7.CMP will set the date in which it will accept orders for the 1911s. The date will be posted to the world.
8.Orders will only be accepted via mail order delivery.
9.Orders will only be accepted post marked on the date or after, no early orders.
10.Once CMP receives 10,000 orders, customer names will be loaded into the Random Number Generator.
11.The Random Number Generator will provide a list of names in sequence order through a random picking process to CMP.
12.Customers will be contacted in the sequence provided by the Random Number Generator.
13.When the customer is contacted a list of 1911 grades and pricing options that are available will be offered for selection of one.
14.As CMP proceeds down the sequenced list less grade and pricing options will be available. Again, this done completely random.

Mark Johnson

Chief Operating Officer

Civilian Marksmanship Program

"The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage"...Thucyides

"War is sweet to those who do not know it."...Erasmus

Edited by - Uncle Mike on December 04 2017 8:18:30 PM

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Posted - December 04 2017 :  9:12:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Seems like a lotta hoops for an old .45; hope their historicity is worth it. Ace

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Uncle Mike
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Posted - December 11 2017 :  11:36:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi, here's some clarification....
Regards, Mike

"Mark Johnson Mark Johnson
CMP Chief Operating Officer


We will have an all new order form, a 1911 page on our web site, a dedicated fax number and email address for the FFL holder to send there FFL with customer name attached. The customer will have to send in a complete new order packet with all new qualifying criteria included. Everyone will be a new customer, everyone starts with no advantage or disadvantage. CMP 1911 is a separate entity from CMP and has to have its own record keeping operation with no ties to CMP. All of this makes the audit trail clear and easy for Congress to look at concerning sells of the 1911."

"The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage"...Thucyides

"War is sweet to those who do not know it."...Erasmus
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Posted - December 11 2017 :  3:37:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow, you'd have thought Obama was still president. That's a lotta paperwork.

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