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Colt Finally Back Home

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Goldendog Redux, Aug 23, 2012.


  1. Goldendog Redux

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    I handed off my Lightweight Commander to Tussey some time back and I finally picked her up today. I honestly did not think it would take this long but all is forgiven now I guess.

    I had the slide milled for dovetail sights and a 10-8 rear sight (.140 notch) and a novak front sight put in. Ed Brown MSH and a trigger.

    I was surprised to see he re-blued the slide as I just wanted a cold blue where the slide was milled. I did not recognize the slide at first-it really is gorgeous.

    This is no way meant to be a showpiece. It is just dialed to make it better for my needs. I might look into re-blueing the grip safety (Wilson drop in) myself to match the shiny-ness of the slide.

    I will probably try to take some better pics since I just snapped these prior to shooting it.

    Finally, my EDC is home and my Milt Sparks order should be due in the next couple weeks.

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    Yay,

    MF
     

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  2. ColdBlooded

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    Very nice. Looks great.
     

  3. bac1023

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    Very nice
     
  4. countrygun

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    Excellent! I notice you stayed with the factory thumb safety-good choice. I like a little more but most of the aftermarkets are big enough to eat your lunch off of.
     
  5. fnfalman

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    I'm a firm believer in the Lightweight Commander now.

    BTW, my Milt Sparks order came in a couple of weeks back. A 55BN for the Walther P5, an IBAK for Beretta M9 and an NLG for full size Government Model. The Axiom for the Commander should be due in a couple of months, and I just got a call from Boise Gun Company that my Talo .38 Super Lightweight Commanders are on the way.
     
  6. Goldendog Redux

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    I have an Axiom and double mag pouch for the Commander along with a VMII and pouch for my LC9 on the way. Oh yeah, and a belt. My Commander has ridden in my VMII for some time now and it really is the cat's pajamas for EDC.

    God, I am glad to have it back. Carrying that LC9 in some crap, Tagua clip holster was the worst. I actually left the damn thing in the truck most of the time.

    MF
     
  7. ca survivor

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    Very nice, enjoy
     
  8. JuneyBooney

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    She looks pretty good to me. :cool:
     
  9. steve1911

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    Very nice.



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  10. glock2740

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    Very nice. :thumbsup: If/when I get a BHP, it'll go to Tussey for a barrel reduction, then be headed to to Metaloy for a hardchrome job. :cool:

    A little something like this...

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  11. R0CKETMAN

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  12. faawrenchbndr

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    There is a very good reason for an extended TS.:whistling:

    Very sweet looking Colt Goldendog'.
     
  13. fnfalman

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    If you're the type that shoots with your thumb resting on the safety lever, then there's a very good reason for extended thumb safety lever.
     
  14. faawrenchbndr

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    Yep,..........:supergrin: