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Custom Refinish - Colt Royal Blue

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by doc540, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. doc540

    doc540

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    cheap gun, pretty finish

    took 8 months to get it back

    Dolling up a M1991A1 is akin to making a silk purse out of a sow's ear, but it was all I could afford at the time.

    Hey, why not? I've done crazier things in my life.:eek:

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  2. Steel Head

    Steel Head Tactical Cat

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    The blue job I've seen on colt pythons and 1911's:wow:

    Looks NICE!
     


  3. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Damn, eight months wait time?

    But it sure is pretty!!!
     
  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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  5. bac1023

    bac1023

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    Looks beautiful...

    Colt did a very nice job.
     
  6. doc540

    doc540

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    Thanks

    Kim Ahrend made the stocks from some old, goncalo alves a friend had left over when he made the box.
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  7. prez1967

    prez1967

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    thats beautiful. you should be proud! Well worth the wait...
     
  8. true believer

    true believer Moderator

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    sure is..but i'd be afraid to carry it..way to nice..
    :whistling::wow:
     
  9. doc540

    doc540

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    hehe

    This beater Colt gets carried.
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  10. SigFTW

    SigFTW

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    Looks really good, well worth the wait!
     
  11. very nice presentation grade quality. congrats!
     
  12. doc540

    doc540

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    Colt's red-headed stepchild "before" pic
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