History[ edit ] The first known example of an opinion poll was a local straw poll conducted by The Aru Pennsylvanian inshowing Andrew Jackson leading John Quincy Adams by votes to in the contest for the United States Presidency.
Thompson and LaGarde did what any soldier would do when carrying out orders from a superior where an inconclusive answer would be intrepeted as failure: In short, they LIED to at least give some results. As his first task, Browning first developed a.
Later that year, Colt unveiled the Modela.
Trials were scheduled for Septemberbut some delays caused by the sample. Army was ready to begin testing handguns again and created a list of requirements for the new handgun to meet.
Caliber not less than. Magazine holding no less than six rounds.
Bullet weight not less than grains. Trigger pull not less than six pounds.
In Januarythe competitors for this first trial submitted their handguns. Army had purchased about Model s for testing. Savage at first declined since the firm was not ready for production, but managed to return to the competition.
Defects due to parts interchange and function were observed and both companies acknowledged requests for improvement. There he met Fred Moore, a young Colt employee, who worked in close cooperation with Browning, trying to ensure each test gun was simply the best possible.
In Novemberthe second competitive range test was held on weapons improved as a result of field trials, but problems were still noted with both designs.
Both firms went back to the drawing board preparing for the next round of testing. On 15 Marchan endurance test was held. The test involved having each gun fire rounds, with cleaning after every one hundred shots fired, then allowing them to cool for 5 minutes.
After every rounds, the pistol would be cleaned and oiled. After firing those rounds, the pistols were then tested with deformed cartridges, rusted in acid or submerged in sand and mud.
Inafter a few years service, the Army requested and received several small changes to the M, with the most noticeable change being the lengthening of the hammer spur to help cock the pistol with only one hand.
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