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Colt Commander XSE

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by ca survivor, Jul 10, 2012.


  1. ca survivor

    ca survivor
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    any MIM parts in a Colt Commander XSE, thanks
     

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  2. mr_fender

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    Materials used in Colt's pistols:

    Made From Forged Steel:

    Slide, Frame, Barrel

    Made From Machined Barstock:

    Barrel Bushing, Slide Stop, Extractor, Ejector, Firing Pin, Hammer, Recoil Plug, Barrel Link, Plunger Tube, Grip Screw Bushings, Sights, Series 80 Plunger, All Pins

    Investment Cast:

    Thumb Safety, Grip Safety, Mainspring Housing (Series 70 Models)

    Stamped Steel:

    Firing Pin Stop, Leaf Springs, Series 80 Actuation Levers, Trigger Bow (alloy or steel finger pad)

    MIM (Metal Injection Molded):

    Magazine Catch, Mag Catch Lock, Sear, Disconnector
     

  3. fnfalman

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    Plastic mainspring housing for Series 80.
     
  4. ca survivor

    ca survivor
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    thank you, both.
     
  5. Mayhem like Me

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    wow three pices and you are MIM free...
     
  6. bac1023

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    Yeah, there isn't too much MIM in them.
     
  7. ca survivor

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    Sear, Disconnector on my way already.
    and looking for single side thumb safety.
     
    #7 ca survivor, Jul 11, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2012